Thursday, 11 February 2016
Trade restrictions introduced on 12th January 2016, following the outbreak of Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI) in Fife, Scotland are being lifted with immediate effect from today, Thursday 11th February 2016.
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been developed by Countryside Alliance Ireland and The Northern Ireland Masters of Hounds Association, in conjunction with the Ulster Farmers’ Union. The main purpose of the Memorandum is to inform and advise on best practice and protocol for those engaged in hunting with hounds on agricultural land and to encourage compliance.
Friday, 5 February 2016
FACE UK is calling on all those who shoot to contact their MEPs over concerns that a number of proposals to amend the Firearms Directive would do nothing to tackle terrorism and illegal weapons, but would harm legitimate shooting in the UK.
Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Countryside Alliance Ireland is pleased that the European Parliament has listened to the concerns of the public and shooting community and today (2 February) voted not to review the Birds and Habitats Directives (the Nature Directives) under the Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme (REFIT).
Thursday, 28 January 2016
Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, the unique fly fishing programme specifically designed for women who have, or have had, breast cancer, invites ladies to apply for its retreat to be held at the beautiful Mount Falcon Estate near Ballina, Co Mayo, from 13-15 May 2016.
Friday, 22 January 2016
Representatives from Northern Ireland’s two main countryside organisations, Countryside Alliance Ireland (CAI) and the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), met with NI Environment Minister Mark H Durkan at Stormont. The meeting follows the Minister’s controversial decision not to introduce the draft Snares Order (Northern Ireland) to the NI Assembly in the latter part of 2015. The draft order had been produced by Department officials working in partnership with BASC and CAI back in May 2013.