Upcoming Events

International | Environment

no events match your query!

User Preferences

  • Language - en | ga
  • text size >>
  • make this your indymedia front page make this your indymedia front page

Blog Feeds

Human Rights in Ireland
www.humanrights.ie

offsite link The rights of the unborn: a troubling decision from the High Court? Wed Aug 10, 2016 12:42 | Máiréad Enright

offsite link Progress Report on the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project. Mon Jul 11, 2016 13:40 | admin

offsite link The UN and the Eighth Amendment Thu Jun 23, 2016 09:46 | admin

offsite link Call for Papers: State Accountability for Vulnerability Mon Jun 20, 2016 12:29 | admin

offsite link UK at the CESCR: A Focus on Benefit Sanctions Thu Jun 16, 2016 08:17 | admin

Human Rights in Ireland >>

Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

offsite link This Weekend I?ll Mostly Be Listening to? Bands with 2 versions on the go 06:16 Sat Aug 27, 2016 | irishelectionliterature

offsite link Empty populists association 14:57 Fri Aug 26, 2016 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Inherited wealth?redux 12:59 Fri Aug 26, 2016 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Political upheaval 10:58 Fri Aug 26, 2016 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link This Week At Irish Election Literature 06:00 Fri Aug 26, 2016 | irishelectionliterature

Cedar Lounge >>

Dublin Opinion
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting

offsite link Notes for a Book on Money and the Irish State - The Marshall Aid Program 15:10 Sat Apr 02, 2016

offsite link The Financial Crisis:What Have We Learnt? 19:58 Sat Aug 29, 2015

offsite link Money in 35,000 Words or Less 21:34 Sat Aug 22, 2015

offsite link THE WRATH OF KANE: BANKING CRISES AND POLITICAL POWER 09:32 Fri Jan 30, 2015

offsite link ALWAYS THE ARTISTS: WEEK THREE OF THE BANK INQUIRY 23:11 Thu Jan 22, 2015

Dublin Opinion >>

NAMA Wine Lake

offsite link Farewell from NWL Sun May 19, 2013 14:00 | namawinelake

offsite link Happy 70th Birthday, Michael Sun May 19, 2013 14:00 | namawinelake

offsite link Of the Week? Sat May 18, 2013 00:02 | namawinelake

offsite link Noonan denies IBRC legal fees loan approval to Paddy McKillen was in breach of E... Fri May 17, 2013 14:23 | namawinelake

offsite link Gayle Killilea Dunne asks to be added as notice party in Sean Dunne?s bankruptcy Fri May 17, 2013 12:30 | namawinelake

NAMA Wine Lake >>

Hares forced to "perform" in appalling weather conditions over Christmas

category international | environment | opinion/analysis author Friday January 03, 2014 21:03author by Cruelty is the issue Report this post to the editors

Hare coursing can legally be held in THE WORST POSSIBLE WEATHER CONDITIONS. The cowardly politicians who refuse to legislate against it also refuse to clamp down on even this additional cruelty.

demo against hare coursing last year...
demo against hare coursing last year...

[some pictures removed due to copyright complaint - sorry! - mod ]

Over the festive season, hares were forced to run from salivating dogs (to be mauled and tossed about like rag-dolls) in the worst weather conditions for years...and the coursing clubs not only permitted this cruelty but are actively boasting about the fact the fans “braved” the elements to enjoy the fun! It's not enough to cruelly ill-treat these gentle creatures. The "sportspeople" must also do it in circumstances that no other sport would tolerate.

Let’ s hope 2014 sees some progress in getting this insult to the name of “sport” once and for all in Ireland.

author by concernedpublication date Sat Jan 04, 2014 12:30Report this post to the editors

People who are unessecarily cruel to animals are often cruel to people too. I know one woman who said her partner who went hunting for all sorts of animals used to cut up fox carcasses and was an awful abusive man who liked to drink a lot too.

He was cruel to her to and threatened her with a knife,thats when she finally got out of that abusive relationship.

People who derive pleasure from torturing an animal would not see the problem in doing it to a person either.

author by Kkpublication date Wed Jan 08, 2014 16:12Report this post to the editors

Does it work to paint everyone in a group with the same brush?

author by Yvonnepublication date Thu Jan 09, 2014 00:47Report this post to the editors

Those Photographs are stolen from my site….They are copyrighted get them off this site straight away please.

Moderators please remove my pictures from your forum

There is a notice on my Smugmug Site stating pictures are copyrighted

author by The TRUTH about hare coursingpublication date Fri Jan 10, 2014 02:55Report this post to the editors

What some call "sport" in Ireland...

Fun and games?
Fun and games?

More hare coursing "sport" : Minister Jimmy Deenihan says it's great entertainment...
More hare coursing "sport" : Minister Jimmy Deenihan says it's great entertainment...

"An asset to the economy": Irish Coursing Club.
"An asset to the economy": Irish Coursing Club.

"A great day out for all the family": Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan (Kerry based TD/Minister
"A great day out for all the family": Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan (Kerry based TD/Minister

"Hares actually enjoy the sport"...Irish Coursing Club...
"Hares actually enjoy the sport"...Irish Coursing Club...

author by Cruelty is the issuepublication date Fri Jan 10, 2014 20:05Report this post to the editors


[reference to hidden comment removed - mod]
Yvonne...the photos you refer to have appeared on many "public domain" sites. They are well and truly all over the place on the net and freely available on pro-coursing sites.

What did you expect? I have seen your site. You have literally thousands of horrific hare coursing pics and you SUPPORT this horrific pastime via your own and other sites. When you put photographs like that out there you can expect people to pass them around, put them up on Facebook and elsewhere, and use them to expose the truth about hare coursing even if, ironically, you condone and fully endorse that discredited blood sport.

Another victim of coursing "game"...a hare is prepped to run for its life.
Another victim of coursing "game"...a hare is prepped to run for its life.

Related Link: http://www.banbloodsports.com
author by Yvonne Harringtonpublication date Tue Jan 14, 2014 22:21Report this post to the editors

The photos placed on this forum where NOT all over the web. They were on my site that clearly states....".If you wish yo use these photos contact me."......WHAT DO PEOPLE NOT UNDERSTAND ABOUT THAT!

So anyone using those photos have stolen them.....FACT because not one single person has asked to use those photos.

The photo above is of a Hare being dosed for WORMS.......Worms are a natural killer of Hares.....it is not a cruel or wicked thing to dose a hare.....They benifit greatly from this treatment.

Now ill tell you this for a FACT........Photograhers have websites.......Just like Tescos have Goods on their Shelves.............Do you go and fill your pockets from Tescos.....and then say to them......."what do you expect! You put the stuff there why shouldnt I help myself?????

There is no excuse for stealing........and that is what you are doing when you take a Photographers photos from a Website that Clearly states they are Copyrighted!!

Number of comments per page
  
 
© 2001-2016 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy