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The HAI is the national body, which coordinates and promotes hunting with hounds. It comprises six constituent and autonomous bodies, which represent and control the six hunting disciplines active in Ireland.

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Punchestown Festival 26th April 2016


The Hunting Association of Ireland presents an afternoon of fantastic National Hunt Racing.

Tickets an amazing €20

Includes entry into Punchestown racecourse, entry into HAI enclosure and race card.

Contact HAI secretary, Imelda O’Donnell on +353851100645 by text, or email

Tickets can be booked in advance and collected on the day.

International guests are always welcome!

The Grallagh Harriers Introduction to Hunting Weekend

The Grallagh Harriers Introduction to Hunting Weekend

Grallagh Introduction to Hunting Weekend!

The Grallagh Harriers Masters and Hunt staff are very excited and pleased to announce our very first introduction to hunting weekend.

The aim of the weekend is to educate anyone who wants to try hunting but does not know how, where, with, who, Etc Etc

The weekend will start on: Saturday 17th October 2015

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Mr. David Burke MH, Chairman of the HAI, Mr Dickie Power PRO, Imelda O'Donnell MH. Hon Sec HAI, and John Horan Treasurer

Mr. David Burke MH, Chairman of the HAI, Mr Dickie Power PRO, Imelda O'Donnell MH. Hon Sec HAI, and John Horan Treasurer

HAI at the RDS

The HAI will be back with a stand at the RDS for 2015.
We are located next to the long bar for convenience.

We will have merchandise, car stickers, etc., and look forward to seeing you all there.

Killeagh Harriers Fun Ride on 11th October.

Killeagh Harriers Fun Ride will take place on Sunday October 11th this year.

Departure time is 1pm. The course is a circle around Killeagh on the outskirts of the

famous Glenbower Wood.

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Side Saddle Hunt with the Stonehall harriers

The Stonehall Harriesr will hold a Side Saddle Hunt on Bank Holiday Sunday 25th October 2015.

The stunning location of the 12th Century Askeaton Franciscan Friary by the river Deel will be the setting for the meet and everyone is welcome to attend.

This unique event will be followed by The Annual Stonehall Harriers Hunt Ball in the renowned Dunraven Arms Hotel.

David Burke MH

David Burke MH

David Burke, New Chairman of HAI

The HAI are pleased to announce the election of Mr. David Burke MH as the new chairman of the HAI

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Hunt Directory

We are currently up-dating details on the directory section of the web-site
Hunt secretaries who wish to have their listing of personelle etc for the coming season up-dated should forward detais to or click on the contact button

Hunting Association of Ireland Ltd., Craystown Cottage, Bective, Navan, Co. Meath
Tel: 00353 85 1100645   Email: