A mechanism to permit, prohibit, or impose conditions on races such as Sulky Racing/Road Racing exists under Section 74 of the Roads Act 1993 (see Dáil debate on sulky racing). Extract of Section 74 74.—(1) In this section “road race” means a prescribed class of race, time trial or speed trial on a public road … Continue reading Is Sulky or Road Racing Illegal?
2 Wildlife Crime Prosecutions Relating to Birds
Minister Malcom Noonan congratulates NPWS on two successful wildlife crime prosecutions relating to birds Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan, TD, today (16 October, 2020) congratulated the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) who secured two recent prosecutions for breaches of the wildlife legislation. At Athlone District Court on 7 October 2020 four … Continue reading 2 Wildlife Crime Prosecutions Relating to Birds
Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1965
This Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1965 references the protection of animals, prohibition of docking and nicking horses, trapping animals, poison, animal contests, ownership etc.
Successful prosecution secured for illegal hunting of hares with lurchers in Wexford
Successful prosecution secures for illegal hunting of hares with lurchers in Wexford An Garda Síochana secured a successful conviction brought under the Wildlife Acts relating to illegal hare lurching in Co. Wexford. The Irish hare is a protected animal under the Wildlife Acts. The case came before Judge Brian O’Shea in Wexford District Court on … Continue reading Successful prosecution secured for illegal hunting of hares with lurchers in Wexford