Hunters to target Dáil seats

A dozen groups representing hunting and shooting enthusiasts have agreed this weekend to form a ‘Countryside Alliance’ and select candidates to target Dáil seats in the next general election.

26th June, 2010

A dozen groups representing hunting and shooting enthusiasts have agreed this weekend to form a ‘Countryside Alliance’ and select candidates to target Dáil seats in the next general election.

The move is designed to heighten pressure on government TDs ahead of a Dáil vote this week on legislation to ban stag hunting.

S even Fianna Fáil deputies broke ranks with the party and spoke in opposition to the Wildlife...

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