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Sneem has been celebrating World Falconry Day.

Peregrine falcon chicks

Some 200 delegates from 80 countries gathered in the Sneem Hotel today as part of the AGM of the International Association of Falconry and Conservation of Birds of Prey.

One of the organisers, Hilary White, says it’s a celebration of the art of falconry as well as the beauty and mastery of the trained birds of prey.

He describes some of the birds that have been on display in Sneem.