Irish Deer Society, OPW & UCD Fallow fawn tagging – Phoenix Park (June)

  On Sunday the 28th June 2015, the Irish Deer Society will run their annual fawn tagging event in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. The event will be run in conjunction… Read More

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine response on Bovine Disease Controls

A recent article by the Irish Times did not correctly portray the response by Minister Coveney to Deputy Maureen O’Sullivan. The Irish Deer Society would like our members… Read More

DEER PROSECUTIONS THAT OCCURRED IN WICKLOW TAKEN UNDER THE WILDLIFE ACTS 2010 – 2015 (TO DATE)

DEER PROSECUTIONS THAT OCCURRED IN WICKLOW TAKEN UNDER THE WILDLIFE ACTS 2010 – 2015 (TO DATE) Year Number of Prosecution cases taken Number of Prosecution Cases Being processed… Read More

Report of Deer Removed under Licence C123/2014 covering areas in Wicklow East

  Report of Deer Removed under Licence C123/2014 covering areas in Wicklow East. A total of 103 deer were removed from an area covered by DEDs Z102, Z115,… Read More

Deer potentially causing TB in cattle, says Coveney

Irish Times 18/05/2015 https://www.facebook.com/irishdeersociety/posts/827871050583106 Questions are being raised about whether deer spread tuberculosis (TB) in cattle following a study which showed that badgers – traditionally blamed for infecting… Read More

Wild Deer – ICMSA request

  Irish Independent Farming Section 12/05/2015 – Wild Deer are ‘out of control’:ICMSA ICMSA are calling for cull of wild deer that they estimate to have reached 150,000 head…. Read More