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Thursday January 01 1970

National Demo Against Hare-Coursing

category tipperary | animal rights | event notice author Friday January 16, 2009 20:53author by ARAN - Animal Rights Action Networkauthor email arancampaigns at eircom dot net

Mark Your Diaries, Now!

This year Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN) and Irish Council Against Bloodsports (ICABS) are teaming up to organize a gathering of animal rights campaigners and anti-blood-sport supporters to protest the Hare-Coursing Finals at Powerstown Park in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

When: Wednesday, February 4, 12 noon sharp to 2 p.m
Where: Powerstown Park, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary (Front Entrance)
Contact: Please contact ICABS or ARAN for more details or to RSVP
The Gentle Side to Bloodsports in Ireland!
The Gentle Side to Bloodsports in Ireland!

This, like all campaign events by ARAN and ICABS, will be peaceful and well organized. During the last day of the Finals we are expecting Ireland's national media to descend on Powerstown Park to cover our peaceful event. Wherever you live in Ireland or whatever you are planning to do on February 4, 2009 -- we ask that you please make plans to set aside just this one day to attend this vital demonstration.

Transport: We are hiring a bus to take our supporters from Dublin to Powerstown Park and will be collecting members along the route. If you'd like to know more about this then please get in contact with ICABS or ARAN, seats are filling fast!

This is an event you will not want to miss, as not only will it be a positive and uplifting event, but you'll also meet other compassionate and kind people just like you who are working to end cruelty to animals and people who have devoted their lives to campaigning for the rights of animals. This once yearly event needs to be exposed for what it truly is -- help stop cruelty to hares who are panicked, injured, and tortured simply for amusement, so please mark your diaries, book your day off work, college, or school and be sure to stand with ARAN and ICABS as we peacefully speak out for Ireland's hunted wildlife. Together we can and will make a difference to end cruel and barbaric bloodsports in Ireland.

Visit www.banbloodsports.com to read the facts on Ireland's cruel bloodsports and to see the real truth - something hunters and bloodsports enthusiasts are desperate to hide.

Related Link: http://www.ARAN.ie

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author by John Fitzgeraldpublication date Sat Jan 31, 2009 00:03author address author phone

Hopefully there will be a good turnout for the peaceful protest outside Powerstown Park, Clonmel, which will, as always, be supported by most animal rights/welfare groups, including the Campaign for the Abolition of Cruel Sports, and Bernadette Wright's dynamic Association of Hunt Saboteurs. The anti- hare coursing campaign has been ongoing for more than three decades, a long struggle but one that some day will reach its goal of an Ireland free of this barbarism.

author by Phil Mooneypublication date Sun Feb 01, 2009 20:13author address author phone

Are the groups planning a protest on every day of the event? What dates is the event on?

author by John Carmody - Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN)publication date Wed Feb 04, 2009 09:45author email arancampaigns at eircom dot netauthor address ARAN, Po Box 722, Kildare, Irelandauthor phone 0879601177

Hey John! Thanks for the support -- we've got a great response to this appeal from people right across the country. Damn this awful bad weather.

One day we won't have to organize these demos to spotlight the barbarism and cruelty of bloodsports in Ireland. Together we'll make a big difference and end bloodsports and more in Ireland.

'United we stand, divided we'll fall'.

Related Link: http://www.ARAN.ie

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