Countryside Alliance Ireland - News Latest news // Countryside Alliance Ireland News Fri, 03 Nov 2017 11:50:16 +0000 HCAP Assessment Dates for 2018 // // Fri, 03 Nov 2017 11:50:15 +0000 Countryside Alliance Ireland Shooting Following introduction of mandatory certification for licensed deer hunters, Deer Alliance HCAP have set an outline calendar for assessments in 2018, as follows: MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTION EXAMINATIONS (MCQs), 2018 MANDATORY CERTIFICATION FOR DEER HUNTERS FROM 1st JANUARY 2018 // // Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:52:07 +0000 Countryside Alliance Ireland Shooting With effect from 1st January 2018, all first-time applicants for a Deer Hunting Licence (DHL) in the Republic of Ireland will be required to be certified as competent in knowledge of deer, including aspects such as hunting regulations and the law, under the provisions of the Deer Alliance Hunter Competence Assessment Programme (HCAP) or equivalent, before being issued with a DHL. This applies whether their application is based on State forestry or on private land. PSNI Notification - Firearms Security // // Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:41:39 +0000 Countryside Alliance Ireland Shooting We have been advised by the PSNI that they have recently seen an increase in the theft of firearms and ammunition from domestic addresses. We would like to remind your supporters and members of their responsibility in terms of the security of their firearms and specifically: Pink Rainbow Collection // // Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:40:19 +0000 Countryside Alliance Ireland Angling To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017, our team at Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland have created some beautiful pink flies to raise vital donations for the project. It costs £600 to put one lady through our Casting for Recovery programme, which marries support, counselling and fly fishing for ladies with breast cancer. Compulsory CRRU-IASIS Wildlife Aware Certification // // Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:44:42 +0000 Countryside Alliance Ireland Environmental & rural Trained Professional Users of Rodenticides must register with Dept of Agriculture by 31 December 2017 and must have CRRU-IASIS Wildlife Aware Certification Newly introduced requirements for those offering rodent pest management services require that Trained Professional Users (PMUs) offering such service register with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM).