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#InlandWaterways - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) marked the completion of an angling development project under the Interreg IVA Cross Border Harnessing Natural Resources Programme in Co Leitrim today (Friday 22 March). The IFI project incorporated the development of angling facilities…
#GrandCanal - Waterways Ireland has issued notice that dredging works on the Dublin Main Line of the Grand Canal between Portobello and Inchicore have now been completed. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the works between Lock C7 at Portobello and…
#FishKill - Accidental pollution from a farm in Co Kerry has resulted in a fish kill on a tributary of the Ballyline River. Inland Fisheries Ireland were contacted by Kerry County Council on Saturday 16 March after being altered by…
#InlandWaterways - Plans for one of Northern Ireland's biggest road schemes are in jeopardy after it emerged that construction could interfere with important salmon rivers. As the Belfast Telegraph reports, High Court Justice Stephens said he was "minded" to put…
#grandcanal – Waterways Ireland advises that the closure of the Grand Canal from the Kilbeggan Bridge to Coxes Bridge has been extended from 15th March until 27th March 2013 in order to facilitate completion of works. This information is from…
#InlandWaterways - Waterways Ireland advises that the Office of Public Works (OPW) is presently conducting flow measurements in Athlone and Banagher on the Shannon Navigation till Thursday 21 March 2013. The measuring instrument will be lowered from the bridge to…
Waterways Ireland advises the Lock Gate maintenance at Tarmombarry on the Shannon Navigation has been completed.
#InvasiveSpecies - Dr Joe Caffrey of Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) presented Ireland’s position on the threat of invasive alien species to Ireland's waterways at a high-level debate at the European Parliament in Brussels on 21 February last.  Discussions centred on…

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