ireland

Hybrid endeavour

Jason Doyle recounts one of his most memorable stalks on his patch in County Wicklow – not for sika or red, but for a cross of the two species As a stalking guide, the opportunities I get to grass a

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NEW! The Shooting Show – deer stalking masterclass with Jason Doyle

Irish sika stalking expert Jason Doyle brings you the lowdown on the concept of maximum point-blank range. Not sure? How about this: Never having to alter the point of aim on deer anywhere from 130 to 250 yards. It could

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Call for NI working group

Northern Ireland’s department of justice should establish a firearms working group to examine all issues involving firearms licensing, says BASC.

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Wicklow wonders

Editor-in-chief Pete Carr heads to Ireland in the hope of securing a stag from the Emerald Isle’s premier sika stalking destination in County Wicklow

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The big crunch

Jason Doyle and a Norwegian client orchestrate a careful stalk in to a sika hind – if the snow doesn’t give them away first

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NI fee increase plans revealed

Northern Ireland’s Firearms Consultation has proposed drastic increases fees for firearm certificates and firearms dealers’ certificates, it has emerged.

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How small is too small?

David Barrington Barnes considers the minimum calibres for shooting deer in the various parts of the UK, where although the law may be straightforward, opinions vary hugely

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Badger cull sagas drag on nationwide

Just as a badger cull in Northern Ireland appeared to become more likely, Welsh politicians opted to scrap a badger cull in Wales in favour of vaccination.

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Border raid

Nick Latus catches up with a spectacular trophy goat after a hair-raising trip through the Irish countryside at breakneck speeds crossing three county borders

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