Deadly disease in Irish hares and rabbits

Unfortunately, a disease fatal to rabbits and hares, but of no risk to humans, has been confirmed in a hare at the Wexford Wildfowl Reserve. If you see any suspected ill hares on our Reserve, can you please contact the Visitor Centre at the desk or on (0761) 002660. Thank you.

For general information or to report a hare or rabbit elsewhere then please click here to read the Department press release.