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# rabbits - 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.

# rabbits - 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.

# rabbits - 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.

# rabbits - 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.

# rabbits - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Gardaí probe dumping of 13 dead rabbits on pathway in east Cork

A photograph of the dead rabbits was posted online by Cork’s Red FM.

# rabbits - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Animal rights group releases secret video footage of rabbits to call for angora ban

“The unedited images… explicitly demonstrate the rabbits’ suffering,” the One Voice group wrote in its appeal.

# rabbits - Friday 19 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge This tiny rabbit and its wheelchair is melting the internet's heart Little Rabbit

# rabbits - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Kind mammy cat adopts and cares for an orphaned baby bunny Are You Kitten Me

Kind mammy cat adopts and cares for an orphaned baby bunny

You look like you need some cute.

# rabbits - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch as this woman is caught up in a swarm of cute, fluffy bunnies Cutesplosion

Watch as this woman is caught up in a swarm of cute, fluffy bunnies

So. Many. Bunnies.

# rabbits - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# rabbits - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Italian teacher jailed for killing rabbits in class

The teacher had ordered delivery of four dead rabbits in order to dissect them, but two arrived alive.

# rabbits - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Dublin animal shelter 'completely full up of dogs, cats and bunnies'

DSPCA says it can currently only take in injured or sick animals.