I am embarrassed, angry and depressed all at the same time. This shocking level of ignorance and ineptitude demonstrated by a public official, paid to protect and promote Ireland's biodiversity and its environment both locally and at EU level.
Councillor John Sheahan from both Limerick County Council and the Irish Delegation to the
EU Committee of the Regions (of which he is also a member), which means he represents Ireland at the EU, has called for “open season” on the Hen Harrier unless there are changes to special protection areas (SPA).
Full details on the following link
Owen Foley has set up the following e-petition, I would encourage as many as possible to sign this please.