Countryside Alliance Ireland

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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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Funding for the Environment through EU Cross-Border Cooperation Scheme

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Environment Minister, Mark H Durkan, welcomes significant funding to be allocated to the environment through the Interreg Programme.
Following detailed discussions with the UK and Ireland Member States, the European Commission has formally adopted a new Interreg cross-border co-operation programme for the Border Region of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Western Scotland for 2014-2020.  A significant element of the programme is directed towards the environment theme.

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PAW (NI) Communications Strategy Survey

Friday, 27 February 2015

The Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime (PAW NI), of which Countryside Alliance Ireland is a member, is in the process of preparing a Communications Strategy in relation to Wildlife Crime in Northern Ireland.

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Ring of Kerry Charity Ride

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

The Kerry Foxhounds Hunt Club are organising a charity fundraiser on Easter Weekend; 3rd, 4th and 5th of April 2015. 
The event is a ‘Ride the Ring of Kerry Relay’ and all proceeds will go to the Cork Cancer Research Unit, the Cork/Kerry Cancer Bus and the Palliative Care Unit.

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Casting for Recovery's three 2015 retreats now open to applications

Monday, 23 February 2015

Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, the medical charity which offers wellness retreats which combine counselling with fly fishing, invite ladies who have (or have had) breast cancer to apply to join a retreat this year. Retreats will be held at Mount Falcon, Co Mayo in May, Kimbridge on the Test in Hampshire in July and Forbes of Kingennie near Dundee in September.
Attendance is subject to medical clearance and is decided via a ballot. Apply here. The Countryside Alliance is proud to be the founding financial supporter of this incredible charity which gives ladies who have been profoundly affected by cancer the chance to relax on retreat, make new friends and learn the skill of fly casting. It's a magical formula which has been working here in the UK and Ireland for eight years. See for more. 

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