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  Housing, Local Government and Heritage 
90 King Street North
Dublin 7
D07 N7CV