Licence to Hunt Wild Birds for Training Gun Dogs

The Minister may, under Section 22(9)(c), give licences to hunt protected wild birds of a species so specified for the purpose of either training gun dogs for any field sport or holding gun dog trials.

These licences facilitate the training of gun dogs for hunting.

To apply, download an application form. Completed applications should be sent to:

Wildlife Licence Unit
National Parks and Wildlife Service
Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
90 King Street North
Smithfield
Dublin 7
D07 N7CV
 
Phone: (064) 662 7300
Email: wildlifelicence@chg.gov.ie