Coursing is barbaric.

Regardless of the rights and wrongs of fox-hunting- a fox killed 10 of our pet hens a couple of nights ago – and angling, I’m pleased to see that our environment minister Angela Smith has announced that:
The temporary ban on the killing, taking or sale of Irish hares has been renewed in Northern Ireland.

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