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Ireland. 2001 ‘Firearm Certificate Statistics.’ DoJ Annual Report 2000. Dublin: Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform. 23 November
It is the Department's current policy to only license shotguns, crossbows and rifles not exceeding .22 calibre, except in the case of deer hunting and competitive target shooting where bolt-action rifles up to .270 calibre are licensed.