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Galway Welcomes Anglers for Irish Fly Fair
Angling
Fly fishing enthusiasts will converge on Galway next month as the city hosts the first annual Irish Fly Fair. Some of the world's top fly tyers will be on hand to show off their craft, and professional casters will demonstrate…
Ireland Victorious In 19th Pike International
Angling
Ireland celebrated victory over Britain in the 19th International Pike Championships last week in Galway and Roscommon. The 10-strong Irish squad secured the win after a hard-fought two-day contest on the river Suck, despite traling behind by 23lb in the…
Minister Lenihan launches €2million Celtic Sea Trout Project
Angling
The Celtic Sea Trout Project has its official launch at Coillte's Avondale House, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow this evening. This groundbreaking €2million project, mainly funded by the Wales – Ireland Interreg programme, will see Inland Fisheries Ireland work closely with anglers,…
Inland Fisheries Ireland Established
Angling
Minister for Natural Resources Conor Lenihan heralded the establishment of Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) today as an “historic development in the way we protect, conserve and develop our nationally important inland fisheries resource”. The IFI replaces 17 bodies formerly involved…
Waterways Ireland Fishing Festival Launched
Angling
The Launch of the Waterways Ireland Classic Fishing Festival takes place yesterday Friday 23 April 2010 in advance of the competition which runs from Sunday 25 April to Friday 30 April 2010. This year’s Classic Fishing Festival is the 35th…
Cast a line to Harvey’s Point Country Hotel
Angling
Harvey’s Point Country Hotel are trying to reel you in to learn the sport of Fly Fishing as the award-winning hotel collaborates with professional fly casting instructor Brendan Kerr for a Fly Fishing Tuition trip on the shores of Lough…
 Afloat.ie: Irish Fishing Boat Design Offered by Yamaha
Angling
An Irish designed boat is among the International line offered by engine giant Yamaha at this week's London boat Show. The Redfinn 6010 is manufactured in the UK by Irish marine duo Eugene McKiernan and Alistair Rumball. The design is…
Afloat.ie: Bye-laws for Management of  Wild Salmon Approved
Angling
The Minister for Natural Resources, Conor Lenihan T.D., has approved a suite of regulations and bye-laws that will govern the wild salmon fishery in 2010. These will come into effect from the first day of January 2010. The maintenance of…
Afloat.ie: Wrasse Instead of Turkey on Christmas Eve?
Angling
A story about how an island fisherman is keeping up a tradition going back centuries gives a glimpse of how different island life can be especially at Christmas time. Malachy Beatty supplies wrasse to the islanders of Inis Mor. The…
Afloat.ie: Fish Barrier at Fermoy
Angling
Minister of State Conor Lenihan today announced he had reviewed the approach to resolving the barrier to fish passage at Fermoy. Minister Lenihan said, “Since taking up responsibility for inland fish I have been anxious that progress be made to…
Afloat.ie: Salmon Fishing Licence Fees Reduced for 2010
Angling
Minister for Natural Resources Conor Lenihan co-signed an order today along with the Minister for Finance setting the rod angling licence fees for 2010 at 10% less than applied in 2009. The fees set ordinarily track the Consumer Price Index…

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