The Minister is empowered, under Section 22 (9)(d), to give licences to examine, inspect or take the nests or eggs of protected wild birds for such educational, scientific or other purposes as shall be so specified.
These applications are considered on their merits in accordance with the Statutory Obligations of the Minister set out in the Wildlife Act, 1976 (as amended).
Applications for permissions are made on a standard application form available from:Wildlife Licence Unit National Parks and Wildlife Service Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage 90 King Street North
Smithfield Dublin 7 D07 N7CV Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Download an application form for To Take Nests or Eggs of Wild Birds