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Forest Service NI Shooting Leases 2019

CAI have been informed that the list of Forest Service leases for shooting will be available to view on their appointed auctioneers J.A.McClelland & Sons website. Interested parties should contact Patrick Irvine on 028 9335 2727 or by email p.irvine@jamcclelland.com Interested parties will have until 29th March 2019 to express…

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Firearms Security

With Christmas fast approaching members will be looking forward meeting up with old friends, last minute shopping or eagerly looking forward to attending the annual shot over the holiday period. We would therefore like to this opportunity remind our supporters and members of their responsibility in terms of the security…

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Countryside Alliance Ireland meet with PSNI Firearms Chief

Countryside Alliance Ireland’s Chief Executive, Lyall Plant, met with Nichola Murphy, Head of PSNI Firearms and Explosives Branch on Wednesday 3 October to discuss a number of topics.  These included the Auditor’s Report, general licence issues and the performance of the on line system.     The online application system…

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PRIVATISATION OF DEER MANAGEMENT ON STATE LANDS?

Wicklow Sika stag: is management of deer on State lands to be privatised, and if so, what will be the effect on deer populations and on the ordinary licensed hunter?   The Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine has published a Request for Tenders (RFT)for the provision of deer management services…

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European Firearms Passes Know the Facts

There have been a number of incidents where people have been caught with firearms visiting or transiting from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland and vice versa on the belief they could do so with only a European Firearms Pass (EFP) A European Firearms pass allows the following:  A…

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PSNI Online Firearms Application Process – Information Events Change of Antrim Venue

****CHANGE OF ANTRIM VENUE****** Thank you to all who have got in touch and signed up for the roadshows. Places are filling up fast so if you would like to attend one of the events listed below please register your interest to Gwen Sweeney (contact details below) PSNI will be…

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No further restrictions on lead ammunition as DEFRA rejects flawed report

Secretary of State for the Environment, Liz Truss, has rejected the recommendations of the controversial Lead Ammunition Group (LAG) process and confirmed that there will be no further restrictions on the use of lead ammunition. In a letter to LAG Chairman, John Swift, The Secretary of State has confirmed that…

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PSNI FEB Advice on Banded Transactions

PSNI FEB has distributed advice regarding banded transactions.  To view an updated banded advice table please click   PSNI FEB banded advice .   The table is a working document and will be subject to change so the date at the top will always reflect the version.   There is now…

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Sale of Woodcock Prohibited – Republic of Ireland

EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (WILDBIRDS) (WOODCOCK) REGULATIONS 2015. Date Released: Friday, October 30, 2015 S.I. No. 472 of 2015 EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (WILDBIRDS) (WOODCOCK) REGULATIONS 2015. The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has made the European Communities (Wildbirds) (Woodcock) Regulations 2015 in exercise of the powers conferred on her by section 3 of…

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