Irish greyhound coursing suspended due to lethal rabbit & hare disease

Originally published at: https://australianracinggreyhound.com/news/ie/irish-greyhound-coursing-suspended-due-to-lethal-rabbit-hare-disease/97901/

Ireland’s vibrant greyhound coursing industry has been placed on hold by the Irish Government after a fatal rabbit and hare disease was found for the first time in Ireland. Ireland’s Culture Minister Josepha Madigan made the decision to suspend all coursing club licences after Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD) was found in wild rabbits in Ireland.…