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#Wildlife Act

# wildlife-act - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Carlow court upholds €6,000 fine for man who damaged nests and eggs of five different bird species
# Wildlife Act
# Wildlife Act

Carlow court upholds €6,000 fine for man who damaged nests and eggs of five different bird species

May 11th 2022, 5:25 PM 40,457 Views 0 Comments

Brian O’Reilly’s appeal against the fine for damaging vegetation and birds’ nests was rejected today

# wildlife-act - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

'Butchered and mutilated': How the government was alerted to out-of-season hedge-cutting last year
# Wildlife Act
# Wildlife Act

'Butchered and mutilated': How the government was alerted to out-of-season hedge-cutting last year

Mar 23rd 2022, 12:05 AM 48,327 Views 20 Comments
  • Activities of farmers, commercial tree-fellers and a GAA club were among the complaints submitted to the Government.
  • Hedge-cutting and burning is banned every year between 1 March and 31 August under the Wildlife Act.
  • Law aims to protect and maintain wildlife diversity by establishing areas where wildlife can thrive in spring and summer months.

# wildlife-act - Monday 22 June, 2020

13-year-old boy accused of torturing hedgehog in 'lengthy' attack
# Dublin
# Dublin

13-year-old boy accused of torturing hedgehog in 'lengthy' attack

Jun 22nd 2020, 4:16 PM 54,098 Views 0 Comments

The boy appeared in court in Dublin accused of torturing the animal.

# wildlife-act - Saturday 30 November, 2019

'Heinous barbarism': Public urges Heritage Minister to introduce hare coursing ban
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

'Heinous barbarism': Public urges Heritage Minister to introduce hare coursing ban

Nov 30th 2019, 7:30 PM 21,365 Views 82 Comments

The sport sparked controversy following an RTÉ Investigates documentary in July.

# wildlife-act - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Government drops plans to trial roadside hedge-cutting in August
# Wildlife Act
# Wildlife Act

Government drops plans to trial roadside hedge-cutting in August

Jul 16th 2019, 5:11 PM 31,219 Views 53 Comments

Roadside hedge cutting is only allowed between September and February every year.

# wildlife-act - Monday 24 June, 2019

'A massacre of nature': How members of the public alerted the government to out-of-season hedge cutting
# Wildlife Act
# Wildlife Act

'A massacre of nature': How members of the public alerted the government to out-of-season hedge cutting

Jun 24th 2019, 12:05 AM 71,316 Views 43 Comments

A selection of complaints was released under the Freedom of Information Act.

# wildlife-act - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Hedgecutting on M7 in Naas permitted as part of planned roadworks
# Wildlife Act
# Wildlife Act

Hedgecutting on M7 in Naas permitted as part of planned roadworks

May 19th 2019, 6:00 PM 33,263 Views 35 Comments

Ensuring that there are no birds nesting in the area earmarked for clearance is a requirement for planned construction work.

# wildlife-act - Monday 13 May, 2019

Two men convicted after destroying nests of four bird species during out-of-season hedge cutting
# Laois
# Laois

Two men convicted after destroying nests of four bird species during out-of-season hedge cutting

May 13th 2019, 9:28 PM 108,262 Views 73 Comments

Hedge cutting and burning is banned every year between 1 March and 31 August.