Northern Ireland

A day on the range

Deer stalking members of BASC NI have been invited to take part in a special rifle range day on Saturday 18 April, to be held at the Baronscourt Estate range near Newtownstewart.  At just £20 per person for either a

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Farmers asked to help protect native red squirrels

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation in Northern Ireland is asking farmers to help protect the native red squirrel as part of a joint pest control scheme run by BASC NI and the Ulster Farmers’ Union. The scheme is

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New head of country sports APG

Danny Kinahan has been elected as the new chairman of the Northern Ireland Assembly’s all-party group on country sports. The group, which was established in January 2013, has had firearms licensing as its main focus for the past year, including

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BASC meets NI Assembly Committee for Justice

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has been meeting with politicians in Northern Ireland to discuss the issues affecting lawful shooting in the country. BASC chief executive Richard Ali and BASC chairman Martyn Howatt met Paul Givan, chairman of

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No WANE In Environmental Interests

Both Scotland and Northern Ireland have been focusing on the environment in Government lately. The first week of March saw both Scotland’s Government in Holyrood and the Northern Ireland Assembly pass their respective Wildlife and Natural Environment Bills. The Northern

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