Knowledge is power. Empower yourself. sets out to raise the standard of enforcement of animal welfare law in Ireland by providing a free, non-profit public service to improve awareness of the legislation that currently protects animals. Better enforcement of existing animal law will deter those who abuse or neglect animals and over time will bring about changes in attitudes, behaviours and improve the way animals are treated in Ireland. seeks to remove perceived complexity, increase knowledge of our Gardaí, our elected representatives and the general public and empower each of us to effect change.

Recent Court Cases

Conviction Under Welfare of Greyhounds Act
“The case, brought by GRI, arose from the service …
2 Wildlife Crime Prosecutions Relating to Birds
Minister Malcom Noonan congratulates NPWS on two successful wildlife …
Conviction for Hunting a Hare With Dogs
Minister Malcolm Noonan welcomes conviction for hunting a hare …

The current version of this website is a general introduction to legislation in force in the Republic of Ireland that provides protection to animals. Please consult the Irish Statute Book, European Union Law for a wider view of legislation available.

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