Pigeon Racers convicted of heinous wildlife crimes

Four men from Dungarvan have been convicted on various charges under the Wildlife Act, in relation to illegally hunting birds of prey in March and April 2014. Following hearings in Dungarvan District Court on the 15th of February and the 9th of March 2016, the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) successfully prosecuted the four men, three of whom are involved with the local pigeon racing club.