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Greetings from Ireland,

Could you please extend this invite to your club members.

The Irish Hawking Club are delighted to extend an open International invite to all Falconers (affiliated to their national or regional club) to come and fly their Falcons on the world renowned Irish raised bogs in pursuit of the most evasive of all wading birds, the Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)


The invite is open to Falconers and their Falcons and Dogs on the understanding that all are well behaved and act appropriately and accordingly in the keeping of the true sport of Falconry.

Trained Pointers and Setters will be available for use during the meet.

The field meet is to be held over five days in October

on several thousand acres of raised bogs throughout the midlands of Ireland.

Both experienced and beginning Snipe Hawkers are welcome.

This is an opportunity to witness this incredible and most intricate branch of Falconry and learn from some of the world’s greatest Snipe Hawkers.

When:  Monday 27th October to Friday 31st October 2014

Where: The Midlands of Ireland

Cost: There is no charge for spectating or flying a Falcon at this meet.

Budget Accommodation with suitable weathering areas has been arranged.

Places will be limited so it is advised to inquire early.

Preference will be given to Falconers affiliated to a national or regional Hawking Club

To book a place at this field meet or for further information, please contact Don Ryan at Ova adresa el. pošte je zaštićena od spambotova. Omogućite JavaScript da biste je videli.  Tel: 00353 (0) 85 7117863



Dear Friends, 
From this morning you can find the new IAF group on Facebook , the name of the group is “ IAF young falconers”.
Please share this news with young people in your club, and invite them to join this group.
Together we can start a lot of good projects.
thank you.
Andrea Villa (YF)