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Year in Review 1st July 2008 - 1st July 2009

EVENTS ORGANISED:

  • 108 Demonstrations
  • 141 Leafleting Sessions
  • 12 Information Tables

INFORMATION DISTRIBUTED:

  • We have sent out a total of 210 information packs (which includes Fur Farm Expose Packs,
    Foie Gras Packs, Fur Packs, Vegan Packs, Campaign Starter Packs, Zoo Packs and Thank
    You Packs)
  • We have handed out over 34,800 leaflets – not including the thousands of leaflets ordered
    from groups such as Animal Aid, which we have distributed.

FUR FREE SUCCESSES:

  • Sugar Babe (G.P.O. Arcade, Henry Street, Dublin 1)
  • We also received a fur free policy confirmation from the company ‘River Island’, and got
    notice from the ‘Benetton Group’ (which includes the ‘Sisley’ franchise) that they will be
    fur free by Spring 2010.

FOIE GRAS-FREE SUCCESSES:

  • Gourmet Burger Co. (97 Ranelagh Road, Ranelagh Village, Dublin 6)
  • La Mere Zou (22 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2)
  • Ouzos (22 Castle Street, Dalkey, Co. Dublin)
  • Locks Restaurant (1 Windsor Terrace, Portobello, Dublin 8)
  • Savoy Restaurant (Limerick Mariott Hotel, City Central, Henry Street, Limerick City)
  • Exchange Restaurant (The Westin Hotel, College Green, Dublin 2)
  • Eden Restaurant (this restaurant confirmed their already foie-gras free
    status – Meeting House Sq, Temple Bar, Dublin)
  • The Mill (this restaurant confirmed their already foie-gras free status – Figart,
    Dunfanaghy, Co. Donegal)

OTHER SUCCESSES:

  • Drogheda Arts Centre opened an exhibition featuring 2 live dogs, taken from the local
    pound, to be put on display 7 hours a day for a month (regardless of any adoption offers).
    After just over a week of pressuring both the artist and the arts centre (including 2 visits to
    the art centre), the dogs were released, rehomed, and it was confirmed that no dogs would be
    put in their place.

NEW CAMPAIGNS STARTED:

  • Anti-Zoo Campaign

GLOBAL EVENTS WE PARTICIPATED IN:

  • International Day Against the Chinese Fur Industry
  • CAPS’ Zoo Awareness Weekend
  • Global Boycott Procter & Gamble Day

OTHER CAMPAIGNING NEWS:

  • A expose on Irish fur farms was produced and sent to us, which we released and sent to 113
    politicians, radio stations, newspapers and SPCA’s. This resulted in a lot of attention for the
    issue, and we were fortunate to be able to discuss the expose and campaign on many radio
    stations around the country, and we even had a live debate with one of Ireland’s fur farmers.
  • Author, John Banville, publicly got on board with our campaign to stop animal experiments
    in Trinity College – which resulted in an enormous amount of media coverage and debates
    on the vivisection issue – as well as an investigation on animal testing in Ireland.
  • Countrywide list of restaurants serving foie gras compiled – adding a total of 73 new
    campaign targets.
  • In the past year, we have received 237 emails from people through our website – asking
    questions, looking for advice, requesting information or info packs, asking to join our group
    or looking for help to set up their own.
  • We protested against the first “Anti-Animal Rights Seminar” in Ireland, which was hosted in
    Dublin.
  • We have found homes for a number of dogs, cats, and even a snake.
  • Facebook Page created.
  • Branch of N.A.R.A. set up in Co. Offaly.
  • We helped supply a student anti-fur group, ‘Fur or Against?’, with campaign materials. They
    have now made Tralee, in Co. Kerry, Ireland’s first official fur-free town.

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