Countryside Alliance Ireland - News Latest news // Countryside Alliance Ireland News Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:06:14 +0000 Water users urged to take precautions to avoid spread of crayfish plague // // Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:06:13 +0000 Countryside Alliance Ireland Environmental & rural Water users urged to take precautions to avoid spread of crayfish plague. The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs today urged water users, both recreational and commercial to take precautions when visiting the River Blackwater catchment in Co Tyrone. FACE elects Torbjörn Larsson as its new President // // Thu, 06 Sep 2018 13:08:09 +0000 Countryside Alliance Ireland Hunting During its 52nd General Assembly on 5 September 2018 in Brussels, FACE - the European Federation for Hunting and Conservation - elected Torbjörn Larsson as its new President and appointed a new board.    In his address to FACE Members, Torbjörn Larsson stated: "I want the coming presidency to be about the future. FACE has four decades of proud work and victories in the service of its member organisations and Europe’s hunters – but the coming four decades will be entirely up to us sitting here. FACE is as strong as its Members and what the Members make of it". Countryside Alliance sets out 5 principles for new agricultural policy // // Wed, 05 Sep 2018 13:31:30 +0000 Countryside Alliance Ireland Environmental & rural The Countryside Alliance has set out five principles that should be at the heart of a new British agricultural policy to replace the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy.  The Government has been consulting on plans to introduce a UK policy framework for agriculture with specific policies for a new system of support in England post Brexit. The devolved administrations have also been consulting on plans for new policies in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The Government is expected to publish the long-awaited Agriculture Bill shortly and MPs will have the chance to debate it in Parliament later this year First Aid Trauma Training // // Fri, 10 Aug 2018 10:26:25 +0000 Countryside Alliance Ireland CA Ireland News Countryside Alliance Ireland has been approached by Mr Keith McCabe who is available to provide first aid trauma training to any of our groups. Keith has looked at the incidents and he has suggested that the course is run in two 3-hour modules.