Dermot Hannify Huntsman Laois Foxhounds with David Lalor MFH and Marcus McLoughlin MFH. Photo © Catherine Power

The IMFHA

Established in 1859, the Irish Masters of Foxhounds Association (IMFHA) represents the interests of 41 foxhunting packs in Ireland. It governs all matters connected to foxhunting legislation, regulation, conservation, education, communications and finance.

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David Lalor elected new Chairman of the IMFHA

David Lalor, Master of the Laois Hunt, has taken over as Chairman of the IMFHA, replacing Rupert Macauley of the West Wicklow Foxhounds, who was chairman from 2012-2016.

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IMFHA Annual Show 2017

The IMFHA Annual Show will be held on the 2nd July 2017, as part of the National Hound Show at Stradbally Hall. To find out more and to download the relevant forms and schedules, please click on the link below.

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Horses... Masters of the Hounds

An influx of new talent is helping rejuvenate the Irish Masters of Foxhounds Association, the country’s oldest field sports body. From ‘Farm Ireland’ independent.ie

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Hunting: Braving Banks in Good Company

There can be few meets as accessible as last Wednesday's gathering of the laois Foxhounds. From theirishfield.ie

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