All suspected activity should be reported to your local Garda station, NPWS conservation ranger or you can contact us in confidence. However, there is no relationship between the ownership of legally held, sporting firearms and criminal activity and to suggest so is Mr.
Dog owners ensure that the pet will never go hungry.The meeting takes place on We received the following Garda statement as part of the ongoing “Operation Bambi” targeting deer poaching.Issue Date: 10/12/2014 Craig O’Neill, 4 Carrig Rua, Tullow Road, Carlow appeared in custody at Carlow District Court today 10th December 2014 where he faced 19 charges relating to various offences under the Wildlife Act 1976/2000 and associated matters under the Firearms Act.This powerful legislation is a new development in tackling such crimes. Whilst public safety is to the fore of our Association’s objectives, we strongly disagree with this aspect of the report, as there is no evidence to show any link between legally held, sporting firearms and a risk to the safety of the general public.We would urge hunters and members of the public to be vigilant over the coming weeks as poaching tends to increase in February. As a responsible hunting organisation, we welcome any attempt to end the criminal misuse of firearms.