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28-09-2017, 20:47   #1
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Bow hunting on privet land

Hi. I know that bow hunting is illegal in Ireland but can I hunt using bow on privet land if I have permission ??
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29-09-2017, 00:42   #2
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You answered that in the first half of your sentence. Bow hunting is illegal in Ireland. Regardless of having permission from landowner. Fines are pretty hefty. If your looking to hunt with bow the only chance is to go to a country where its permitted and legal. Some places offer hunting trips. May be worth noting that you may require a permit also.

Hope this helps answer your question.
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So You want tell me if my friend have a land and let me go out there I still can't do it ?? If I own something no one can't stop me to not do things on privet land no ?? Own bow in Ireland is legal so I think I'm OK to go and shoot or training shoots on land I have permission to hunt.
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Just because you do something illegal on private land doesn't make it legal!
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Yeah if I own land to build house for example and around have a bit of woods and fields it's mine no ?? Privet so I can do there whatever I want no ??
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OK I get You do it illegal stuff on privet land don't mean is legal, but we talk about bow hunting rabbits, pheasant or fox not killing people with a a47.
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Yeah if I own land to build house for example and around have a bit of woods and fields it's mine no ?? Privet so I can do there whatever I want no ??
No. You would need planning permission to build a house and its illegal to hunt with a bow regardless of who owns the land. Just because you own something doesn't mean that the law changes.
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No. You would need planning permission to build a house and its illegal to hunt with a bow regardless of who owns the land. Just because you own something doesn't mean that the law changes.
Ok but if is my land You have no rights to walk in and stop me no ? If is my land also with law no one have permission to walk in to my possession is that right ??
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Ok but if is my land You have no rights to walk in and stop me no ? If is my land also with law no one have permission to walk in to my possession is that right ??
They can report you to the Garda who will most certainly walk onto your land requiring only permission from a judge
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Ok but if is my land You have no rights to walk in and stop me no ? If is my land also with law no one have permission to walk in to my possession is that right ??
The authorities do if they suspect you're doing something illegal.
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Do you think it's OK to grow marijuana in a private house because it's more or less the same thing
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If you want to hunt on private land get a gun licence and hunt.
Bow hunting is Illegal in Ireland under the wildlife act.
If you want to have your bow taken off you and end up going to prison along with a hefty fine go right ahead. But as it has been said several times it is Illegal, the only way you could legally hunt with a bow is under licence directly from the minister himself.
It is Illegal for a reason the animal has the potential to suffer a great deal more in comparison to being shot with a firearm.
So just forget about it or go on a hunting trip to the states where it is legal to do so.
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Sorry to say but you won't be allowed to do it in Ireland.

This is an old thread discussing same that you might find interesting.

http://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/showt...7684553&page=2
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If you want to hunt on private land get a gun licence and hunt.
Bow hunting is Illegal in Ireland under the wildlife act.
If you want to have your bow taken off you and end up going to prison along with a hefty fine go right ahead. But as it has been said several times it is Illegal, the only way you could legally hunt with a bow is under licence directly from the minister himself.
It is Illegal for a reason the animal has the potential to suffer a great deal more in comparison to being shot with a firearm.
So just forget about it or go on a hunting trip to the states where it is legal to do so.
Mouse, rat suffer also in trap before die and is not illegal. Firearm is to easy that's another thing. You need a serious skills to be close enough to take a shoot from bow so that's another reason where bow hunt should be legal. Ferrets hunt or greyhound also make suffer animal and everyone does. So it is completely crazy and with no any sense law. Other thing walking with bow around woods and fields is not illegal yes ?? I can have a bow in my hand so You have to catch me by my hand on shoot time, take a photo/video or see with dead animal and bow same time to prove I done illegal stuff yes ?? I can walk around the woods with bow and practice 3d targets shoots.
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