I'm an Irish citizen, living and working in the USA. I can legally purchase a rifle here. I'll be here for 2 years and at the end of my stay I would like to bring it back to Ireland. I've done a fair bit of shooting here using gun ranges and friends guns so it's something I would like to do more of.
The rifle I'm looking at is a bolt action remington 770 .223 with a scope.
I have never held a gun license in Ireland so I would need to apply for one and join a gun club.
So a few questions.
What are the chances of me being granted a license in Ireland for the above rifle?
Anyone know how to ship a rifle to Ireland? I presume it would have to be shipped to a gun shop or similar in Ireland.
Any thoughts would be appreciated