Martin, Thomas Augustine

Wednesday, 26 November 1975

Seanad Eireann Debate
Vol. 83 No. 1

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I am sorry I have arrived so late in this debate but I had to fulfil some academic commitments. I am very interested in this whole question of coursing. As a token of that interest I went to the trou...More Button

I did mention the fact that we were speaking about the coursing of hares.More Button

Is it proper, with the amendment before the House at the moment, to speak about the principle by which human beings regulate the survival of animals?More Button

I take your point, a Leas-Chathaoirleach, and am very grateful to you for having drawn my attention to it. It seemed to me that with regard to the entire hierarchy of life on this planet, even if one...More Button

It seemed to me that if the survival of the hare as a species within the country is to be some kind of priority then somebody must look after it.More Button

I think a distinction could be made on the one hand between the hunting of hares which are a palpable, obvious menace to oats, grass, wheat and young corn, and on the other hand the hunting of otters ...More Button


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