Sunday 4 December 2016

No hacks were hurt writing this column. Sadly.

Published 10/10/2013 | 05:00

The scene from 'Love/Hate' that caused outrage and sparked calls for a boycott of the show by some campaign groups. No official complaints were made to the BAI about this scene as of yet.
The scene from 'Love/Hate' that caused outrage and sparked calls for a boycott of the show by some campaign groups. No official complaints were made to the BAI about this scene as of yet.

Every so-called 'civilised' society likes to pride itself on its treatments of animals.

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And while we might look askance at the loathsome tradition of bullfighting in Spain, where they seem to have an endless array of 'festivals' that revolve around making some creature suffer, we're in no position to scale the moral high ground.

Because the Irish record when it comes to animal cruelty is pretty bloody abysmal.

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