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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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PSNI FEB Advice on Banded Transactions

Monday, 23 May 2016

PSNI FEB has distributed advice regarding banded transactions.  To view an updated banded advice table please click
PSNI FEB banded advice .
The table is a working document and will be subject to change so the date at the top will always reflect the version.


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Countryside organisations challenge PSNI on move to online applications only

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Countryside Alliance Ireland (CAI) the Gun Trade Guild NI (GTG NI) and BASC have been working in partnership with the PSNI’s Firearms and Explosives Branch since late 2015 on the development of online applications forms.


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Blakiston Houston Estates Open Labrador Retriever Working Test Saturday 4th June 2016

Friday, 13 May 2016

Following the success of last year’s event, a Charity Labrador Working Test will be held at Altarichard Road, Armoy, BT53 8XT on Saturday 4 June 2016, by kind permission of Blakiston Houston Estates.
The event, in aid of Alzheimer’s Society NI, promises to be a highlight in this summer’s sporting calendar and Countryside Alliance Ireland are delighted to support the event.

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Tattersalls - offer for CAI Members

Friday, 29 April 2016

This year Countryside Alliance Ireland is again pleased to be able to offer our members discounted tickets for the Tattersalls International Horse Trials and Country Fair.


Tattersalls International Horse Trials and Country Fair will run from the 1st to 5th June 2016.  Tattersalls and Countryside Alliance Ireland are delighted to offer two tickets for the price of one for all CAI members.

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Deer Hunting Licence Applications 2016/2017

Tuesday, 19 April 2016


We do not need to have the situation we had last year when everyone left their applications to the last moment and caused a severe backlog in processing applications. Apply now to avoid delays. Attached is the relevant documentation to apply for your 2016/17 section 29/ deer hunting licence. 

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