Environmental & rural:
Thursday, 5 January 2017
Thursday, 8 December 2016
The prime objective of the IRGACT is the conservation of red grouse by empowering and helping local conservation projects on the ground while working with other NGOs and Government organisations in promoting the cause at the national level.
Wednesday, 2 November 2016
A parliamentary debate held on the 31/10/2016 in Westminster Hall triggered by a petition to ban grouse shooting (as well as an associated petition supporting grouse shooting) saw MPs voice overwhelming support for moorland management for shooting
Thursday, 14 July 2016
THE UK’s leading countryside organisations have joined in condemnation of Chris Packham’s latest attack on grouse moors by demanding the BBC withdraws support for the anti-shooting campaigner.
Friday, 8 April 2016
Conducted by the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI), the Tellus survey collects geochemical and geophysical data on rocks, soil and water across Ireland.
Monday, 7 March 2016
Jenny Copleand representing Countryside Alliance Ireland in agreeing a new shared vision for Lough Neagh's future within a community led forum.
Thursday, 11 February 2016
Trade restrictions introduced on 12th January 2016, following the outbreak of Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI) in Fife, Scotland are being lifted with immediate effect from today, Thursday 11th February 2016.
Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Countryside Alliance Ireland is pleased that the European Parliament has listened to the concerns of the public and shooting community and today (2 February) voted not to review the Birds and Habitats Directives (the Nature Directives) under the Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme (REFIT).
Friday, 22 January 2016
Representatives from Northern Ireland’s two main countryside organisations, Countryside Alliance Ireland (CAI) and the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), met with NI Environment Minister Mark H Durkan at Stormont. The meeting follows the Minister’s controversial decision not to introduce the draft Snares Order (Northern Ireland) to the NI Assembly in the latter part of 2015. The draft order had been produced by Department officials working in partnership with BASC and CAI back in May 2013.