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Ireland

22 August 2009

Irish Examiner

Farmers have called on Justice Minister Dermot Ahern to rethink gun laws that have just been introduced. No new handgun licences will be issued under the legislation, with limited exceptions for Olympic shooting sports. A Garda superintendent can now inquire into the medical, including mental, health of an applicant. Those seeking licences will need to have character references and proof of having installed secure storage for their guns. IFA countryside chairman... (GunPolicy.org)

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