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Working for the future of hunting.

Our relentless campaigning has guaranteed that we continue to enjoy our rural activity. We continue to work tirelessly to protect your sport and we use our resources wisely.

Promoting and defending shooting for future generations

We are part of an award-winning organisation that uses its political, PR and campaigning skills to get the very best results for everyone who enjoys shooting. We’re taking shooting seriously – are you?

Working together for the future of Angling

We work in partnership with the Ulster Angling Federation and other Angling organisations to campaign for anglers rights and conservation of wild salmonid stocks. We seek fair access to angling waters for the local Angler. Together we are a strong voice for the conservation of salmon both nationally and internationally


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Grassroots Newsletter Summer 2015

Friday, 24 July 2015

We have now had the opportunity to put our Summer Grassroots Newsletter into electronic format. If you are not able to download please contact the office and we will post you one out.
Alternatively these will be available from our Stand at the upcoming game fair at Birr Castle which will be held on the 29th 30th August 2015. Members are reminded they can purchase 2 tickets for the price of one by contacting the office direct.
To view the Grassroots Newsletter Summer 2015 Click Here.

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Firefly Newtownards - exclusive discount for CAI members!

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Countryside Alliance Ireland is pleased to announce an exclusive 15% discount for CAI members on all footwear, clothing and accessories purchased from Firefly Newtownards.

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Barney White-Spunner receives the William Brownlow Award

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Mr John Clarke (left) chairman of Countryside Alliance Ireland pictured receiving the William Brownlow award from Mr Paul Pringle (right) on behalf of Barney White-Spunner Executive Chairman of the Countryside Alliance for all his work in relation to lead shot and protecting the rural way of life. at todays press launch of the Great Game Fairs of Ireland at Shanes Castle, County Antrim

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15th September - Countryside Alliance AGM, Saddlers' Hall, EC2V

Friday, 19 June 2015

The Annual General Meeting of the Countryside Alliance will take place at 12 Noon on Tuesday 15th September 2015 at Saddlers’ Hall, 40 Gutter Lane, London, EC2V 6BR. The meeting will include the appointment of three new Board members.
Members will be sent ballot forms in late June and the deadline for voting is midnight on 24th July. 

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Updating you on our important work in Europe

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Our working relationship with The European Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation (FACE) is strong and has had cause to develop even further of late. FACE's lobbying work for our way of life goes to the heart of Europe and the work of the group is essential to our success in the UK and Ireland.
Brussels' world of EU Directives is complex and convoluted but with over seven million hunters in Europe, FACE certainly packs a large punch for a comparatively small organisation. The biggest challenge for FACE this year comes in the much publicised Fitness Check on the EU Birds and Habitats Directives. 

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