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Ban On Games Shooting Branded As "Over The Top"

A midlands TD believes the advisory defies reason and logic.

A midlands TD says the government has gone over the top with its ban on pheasant shooting. 

Regional Games Councils have been told the season - which was due to begin yesterday - can't go ahead under the Level 5 covid restrictions.

Sinn Féin's Brian Stanley believes the ban defies reason and logic, considering the activity is carried out in remote, outdoor spaces.

The Laois/Offaly rep is calling for the Minister to consider changing the advisory:

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