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1 September 2009

Independent (Dublin)

Thousands of farmers could be left without official licences for shotguns due to the introduction of stringent new application procedures for firearm permits. IFA Countryside has warned that farmers are struggling to complete complicated nine-page application forms introduced by the Department of Justice under new firearms licensing arrangements. Many gun holders must have these forms completed and cleared by local gardai by October or their existing permits will be... (

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