Fine Gael promises to defend stag hunting

Fine Gael has said it will repeal any changes to the licensing of stag hunting made by the government.

20th February, 2010

Fine Gael has said it will repeal any changes to the licensing of stag hunting made by the government.

Green Party leader and environment minister John Gormley secured agreement with Fianna Fáil to introduce legislation to ban stag hunting under the renewed Programme for Government.

The ban is aimed at putting an end to the Ward Union Hunt in Co Meath, which is the sole remaining stag hunt licensed in the state.

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