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NARGC Deer Stalking Course, Co Sligo

25 Mar 2023 (All Day)



This is both a Lantra  Certified course and approved by the National Parks &Wildlife Service. It affords students the opportunity to become skilled and knowledgeable in all aspects of Deer Management, including  competently and humanely culling of Deer.  

This Course meets with the criteria required by The National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS),  the governmental authority in Ireland for Issuing Deer Licenses on the granting of a license to first time applicants.

For the Season commencing the 1.9.22 and onwards , all first time Deer License applicant's  need such a certificate to obtain a License from the NPWS.

Coillte also accept it as proof of competence for persons going onto their grounds, Deer Stalking.

It is a two (2) day course.  

Day one (1) Consists of a Power Point Presentation on the various different modules on all aspects of Deer management, followed by a MCQ Exam. To be successful in the exam the candidate must have an 80% plus pass rate.  

After successfully completing day one students are then eligible to proceed to Day 2.

Day two (2) consists of  practical scenarios a Deer Stalker will encounter in the field, a range test, to ensure the students are competent to safely  and humanely dispatch the Deer requiring culling. Students must reach a set level of competence to successfully complete this aspect of the course.


You will get a full itinerary for the two days posted with the manual when you register.

Successfully Students will be issued with a certificate, certified by Lantra.


The Course costs €150, for NARGC Members

The Course Cost €200, for Non Members.

You will need to study the Manual, and be familiar with it in advance of the Course. 

The Manual costs €25 including P+P.  (Total €175 members) ( €225 Non Members)

You can purchase the Manual when booking the Course. It will be sent to you by post  shortly after you book. If you can get access to our Manual, you can just book the course. Choose the option you require during booking.

NARGC Members get discounted Course Rates, as outlined.

If you are an NARGC Member sign into this website first

(If not already signed in), put in your full postal Address, including Eircode,  Email , Phone No. and save it. Then book your course as a member. 

 How to sign in, is explained on the website's home page.


Day 1, 25th of March 2023, Classroom,

Sligo Southern Hotel,  Sligo, Co Sligo.

Day 2, 26th of  March 2023,  Lough Bo Shooting

 Centre, Drumacool, Sligo, Co Sligo



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25 Mar 2023 (All Day)

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