A RISE (Rural Ireland Says Enough) anti Green Party Poster.
From their Website …
RISE! Rural Ireland Says Enough!
is campaigning at national, regional and local level to mobilise public and political opinion in support of our traditional field sports and rural pastimes.
Various proposals due in front of the Oireachtas ‘…represent part of a wider, fundamentalist Green agenda being foisted on people.’
I didn’t think it was the Greens who wanted to ban fishing – I thought it was Fianna Fáil who destroyed the fishing industry?As a participating member of “rural Ireland” I wouldn’t really miss any of the others? But then I don’t own a horse, or a hunting dog, or a gun, or ……….! Has anyone asked the hare, the stag or the fox to sign?
Many of the people from ‘rural Ireland’ that I know would have similar views.
Indeed its often the inconvenience that is caused by the Hunt (trampling land and crops etc) as well as the Class Issue (Not neccessarily for all hunts) that cause more annoyance than the fate of the hare, stag or fox.
Would this lobby be as strong as the Rod Licence crowd who ran in 1989?
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A bit odd that this leaflet has a Dublin telephone number no ?