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Republic of Ireland EU Birds Directive Article 9 Derogations

Ministerial Declarations for the Period May 2019 to April 2020 Under the terms of the EU Birds Directive, all EU member States, including Ireland, are bound to take measures to protect all wild birds and their habitats. The Directive allows member States to make derogations from its protective measures where certain…

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Northern Ireland Country Sports Fair 25&26 May 2019

Countryside Alliance Ireland (CAI) is once again delighted to be the biggest all Ireland country sports organisation in attendance at the NI Countrysports Fair.  The event which takes place on Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 May 2019 is held in the beautiful grounds of Scarvagh House. We are very excited…

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Easter Office Closure Notice

Please note that Countryside Alliance Ireland Office will be closed from 1pm on Friday 19/4/19 for the Easter holidays. We will reopen on Wednesday 24/4/19 at 9am. We wish you all our members a Happy Easter! Remember while chocolate is a sweet treat that humans can enjoy, it is something…

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New Secretary General at FACE

At this week’s meetings, FACE was pleased to appoint Dr. David Scallan as its new Secretary General. Dr. David Scallan was previously serving as FACE’s Senior Conservation Manager where he was responsible for overseeing the implementation of the federation’s conservation programme. He has a strong background in project management, EU affairs,…

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Setting the Priorities for Hunting and Conservation in Europe

From 9-11 April 2019, the Royal Dutch Hunters’ Association – Koninklijke Nederlandse Jagersvereniging – hosted the 2019 FACE Members’ Meeting in the Netherlands. The main event was the first European Hunters’ Conference: ‘Wild’ challenges for hunting and conservation, where a series of high-level panels discussed the hottest topics facing European…

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Deer Tracking and Recovery Event

The Wild Deer Association of Ireland and The Irish Deer Society are pleased to announce that the team from the UKDTR are coming over to demonstrate the effective methods of tracking and re…covering injured and lost deer. Frank Byrne and Neil Gatward from the uk will be our guest speakers…

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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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Gin & Jazz Afternoon tea for Casting for Recovery

Enjoy an afternoon of gin and jazz on 10 March, at the Mount Falcon Estate in Co Mayo, in aid of Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland Everyone is invited to The Mount Falcon Estate in Ballina, Co Mayo  for a Gin & Jazz Afternoon tea on Sunday, 10 March,…

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Abbeyfeale Harriers Hunting Festival 2019 Meet Card

Abbeyfeale Harriers Hunting Festival 2019 Meet Card which shows the full details of the weeks events

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CAI met with Great Game Fairs of Ireland (GGFI) Director Albert Titterington

Countryside Alliance Ireland met with Great Game Fairs of Ireland (GGFI) Director Albert Titterington today to discuss our presence at this year’s Fairs. As the GGFI preferred country sports organisation, we look forward to exhibiting at the new venue in Galway on 15 & 16 June and once again at…

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