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Is stag hunting legal in Ireland?

Deer are a protected species in Ireland under the terms of the Wildlife Act, 1976 (as amended) and it is a serious offence to hunt them without a licence. In Ireland, the wild deer population consists of red, fallow, sika, muntjac and hybrid deer.

Is stag hunting legal in Ireland?

Deer are a protected species in Ireland under the terms of the Wildlife Act, 1976 (as amended) and it is a serious offence to hunt them without a licence. In Ireland, the wild deer population consists of red, fallow, sika, muntjac and hybrid deer.

How much is a stag hunt?

You can hunt any of our species on a trophy fee basis, most popular being Bronze class Red Stag (up to 325″) for US $2,500, or Silver class Red Stag (325-350″) for US $4,000. Trophy fees only payable on a successful harvest. Enquire for more information.

Is hunting legal in Ireland?

It is a serious offence to hunt birds or animals without a licence. It is also an offence under Irish law to use a firearm or weapon without the required licence, and to hunt animals outside of their specified hunting season.

Is Ireland good for hunting?

About hunting in Ireland Bird hunting in Ireland is outstanding, with some twenty species of game birds including excellent high-volume shooting for wood pigeons. The Irish are well known for their excellent hospitality and welcome visiting hunters. Opportunities for post-hunt sightseeing, hiking, and touring abound.

How many wild deer are in Ireland?

Fallow deer were introduced in Norman times, and now have a population of about 10,000. Sika deer were introduced in Powerscourt park in 1860, escaped from captivity, and now number about 20,000.

When can you shoot deer in Ireland?

Open Seasons Orders (Birds)

Species of Wild Mammal Hunting Period Manner of Hunting
Muntjac Deer The period beginning on the 1st day of September in each year and ending on the 31st day of August in the year immediately following that year. Shooting with firearms.

Where can I shoot a red stag?

The best shot placement for a red stag deer, is a chest shot, as it minimizes suffering, achieves rapid death and avoids carcass contamination. Aim for the spot halfway up the body from just above the foreleg.

How much meat is on a red stag?

The deer’s realistic meat yield is about 58.15 pounds. Because waste can vary between deer, we suggest using the “realistic” figure as a gauge.

Are red deer in Ireland?

Red deer are the largest land mammal found on the island of Ireland. The Kerry red deer population are the descendants of a Neolithic introduction of red deer by humans around 5,000 years ago.

Are there muntjac deer in Ireland?

There is no natural route for Muntjac to enter Ireland, so they have been intentionally brought to Ireland, most likely from the UK where they have been present since the early 19th century (Lever, 2009). They have either been deliberately released into the wild or have escaped from private collections.

Are roe deer in Ireland?

Roe deer are not native to Ireland and, as far as is known, the only successful introductions were at Lissadell, Co Sligo, in the early 1870s, by Sir Henry GoreBooth. The deer flourished and eventually carried, for roe, some of the largest antlers in Europe; this is usually attributed to the land lying upon limestone.

What country is the red stag from?

Red Stags thrive in two main habitats: the brush country of south-central Argentina (primarily in La Pampa and San Luis provinces) and the beautiful Andes region of northern Patagonia.

What is Sika stag hunt?

Main hunting is Sika stag hunt in County Kerry and Cork. Professional stalkers take care of the hunters while hunting in the beautiful landscape with mountains, forest and rough farmland. 4* accommodation with all meals included.

Who is behind Irish deer hunting?

Irish Deer Hunting is established in 2013 by a Danish who lives in Ireland. Main hunting is Sika stag hunt in County Kerry and Cork. Professional stalkers take care of the hunters while hunting in the beautiful landscape with mountains, forest and rough farmland.

When is the best time to hunt in Ireland?

Rutting season is the best time to hunt, when the deer are more active. Hunting in Ireland can be challenging and a good level of fitness is an advantage. We will of course adapt the hunt to suit everyone’s ability.

What is sika deer hunting in Ireland?

Sika hunting in Ireland differs from hunting in other European countries. Here in Ireland, Sika deer are wild animals that live in the harsh Irish countryside. The Sika deer is called the black phantom because of its shyness. Sika deer in Co. Cork and Kerry lives in dense forests and tend to come out in the early morning and late evening.