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# hares - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Deadly virus reemerges across rabbit and hare populations in four counties

The virus first emerged in China in 1984 and a new strain in recent years has proved more potent.

# hares - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Suspension of hare coursing licences lifted in areas not affected by deadly virus

The suspension was announced in August after a number of cases of RHD2 were confirmed in Ireland.

# hares - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Presence of deadly rabbit and hare disease confirmed in six counties across Ireland

Cases of the disease have been found in Cork, Clare, Leitrim, Offaly, Wicklow and Wexford.

# hares - Friday 9 August, 2019

Minister suspends hare coursing licences after deadly rabbit disease discovered in the wild

The National Parks and Wildlife Service is asking the public to report any suspected discoveries of the disease.

# hares - Friday 19 July, 2019

Two men convicted of illegally hunting hares in case brought by National Parks and Wildlife Service

Both men were convicted but sentencing was reserved for a later date as the men were not present in the court.

# hares - Sunday 20 March, 2016

It's your last chance to snap up one of these hares Jack And Jill This post contains images

It's your last chance to snap up one of these hares

You might have spotted them in a public space recently.

# hares - Monday 3 June, 2013

Gardaí investigating complaint about 'almost dead' hares released back into wild

The Department of Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht has also raised the matter and requested that hares be kept until they have fully recovered.

# hares - Friday 1 February, 2013

Protest over National Coursing Meeting to take place outside Dáil

The event is due to take place this weekend in Clonmel, Co Tipperary.