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#Wildlife Act

# wildlife-act - Monday 22 June, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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