The Limerick Hunt recently held a conference with United Irish League delegates, who represented local farmers, to address concerns about their protest against two members of the hunt, Arthur White and Ernest. The farmers voiced their willingness to permit the hunt to ride through their lands. However, they insisted on not extending this permission to include the two controversial members. In response, the hunt committee agreed to discuss the issue with their general body, ensuring that the farmers’ concerns were considered and taken into account.
As negotiations continue between the Limerick Hunt and the League, the community has been closely following the developments in the dispute. It is yet to be seen whether a consensus can be reached that satisfies both the concerns of the farmers and the interests of all members of the hunt. This situation highlights the tension that may arise between traditional sporting events and the local livelihoods that they can affect.
The outcome of these negotiations can potentially have broader implications for other hunting events in the region, as it may set a precedent for similar issues in the future. Overall, the ongoing dialogue between the Limerick Hunt and the United Irish League delegates underscores the importance of effective communication and compromise in resolving conflicts between different groups with competing interests.
Belfast News-Letter – Tuesday 24 December 1901