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Listen: Bill To Ban Hare Coursing Could Bring Jail Terms For Those Convicted.

: 16/09/2020 - 09:20

A bill to ban hare-coursing could see people who engage in the practice jailed for six months.

Dublin TD Paul Murphy is launching it with animal rights groups today.

He's proposing a fine of up to a thousand euro, along with, or instead of, imprisonment.

It's the third time a piece of legislation like this has been introduced to the Dail, firstly in the 90s and again in 2016.

The Rise Deputy says he's keen to see it banned:

newstalk0523858.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

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