An anti-fur-farming group due to hold a protest in Dublin today says there is no public appetite for continuing the practice.
Fine Gael and Labour have both previously voted to end the practice.
There are a number of fur farms here in Donegal, and in September last year hundreds were let out after a mink farm in Ardara was broken into.
Edmund Long is a spokesperson for A-Liberation – his group is concerned that the Junior Minister for Agriculture, Shane McEntee, may oppose the ban:
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