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O'Brien's Bridge over the Shannon near Limerick
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#Angling - At a sitting of Killaloe District Court on Tuesday 5 April, Judge Patrick Durkan convicted a man of illegal fishing on the River Shannon at O’Brien’s Bridge in August 2015. Joe Ahern of O’Brien’s Bridge, Co Limerick was…
A Roach/Bream hybrid is released during the Lough Ree survey in spring 2014
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Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has launched a report on a scientific survey of adult fish stocks in Lough Ree. The report details the findings of a fish stock assessment of the lake undertaken in 2014 to establish the status quo…
A sea trout caught by an angler in Galway Bay
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#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has announced the establishment of the second National Inland Fisheries Forum (NIFF). Angling federations, groups and individuals are requested to nominate candidates for membership on the forum, established under the Inland Fisheries Act 2010…
Angler John McLaugling fishing the Gweebarra river in Donegal
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Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has released two new angling guides for salmon and sea trout angling on the Gweebarra and Eany Rivers in Co. Donegal. The Gweebarra River Angling GuideThe Gweebarran River is a highly productive salmon and sea trout…
New Statistics On Northern Ireland's Inland Fisheries
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#Angling - Northern Ireland's Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) has published a digest of statistics for salmon and inland fisheries in the department's jurisdiction. The main purpose of these statistics is to give an overview of the DCAL…
The Clare River is the longest in the Corrib catchment
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#Poaching - A Claregalway man was convicted of an illegal fishing offence at a sitting of Galway District Court recently. Niall O’Gorman, with an address at Kiltrogue, Claregalway, was found guilty on 2 February of possession of a net and…
The Annalee River is one of the main tributaries of the Upper Erne
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Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has announced the launch of a new guide for brown trout angling on the River Annalee in the upper reaches of the River Erne system. The Annalee River is one of the main tributaries of the…
Jim Clohessy and ISFC chair Dr Robert Rosell at the committee's awards day on Friday 20 February
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#Angling - The number of successful young anglers collecting their specimen award certificates was the highlight of the Irish Specimen Fish Committee’s Awards Day on Friday 20 February. Held in Dublin on the same weekend as the Ireland Angling Show…
Minister Michael Ring at the opening of new angling facilities at Clare Lake, Claremorris, with members of the Clare Lake / McMahon Park Development Committee, as well as staff from Mayo County Council and Inland Fisheries Ireland
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The upgraded McMahon Park angling amenity at Clare Lake in Claremorris, Co Mayo was officially opened by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, TD. Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) significantly upgraded the fishing facilities at the lake, with…
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#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is seeking submissions from interested parties in relation to a proposal to introduce a bye-law defining a closed season for angling for any species on Lough Sheelin in the Shannon River Basin District (No…
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At a sitting of Castleblaney District Court on 10th February 2016, Judge Denis McLoughlin convicted five men for coarse and pike fishing offences at lakes in Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan. Fines issued totalled €1,250 and costs were awarded to Inland Fisheries…
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#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is now inviting applications for suitable qualifying Salmon Conservation Projects under the Salmon Conservation Fund. Qualifying projects include fish passage improvement, spawning enhancement, in-stream structures, river bank protection, fencing, riparian zone improvement, removal and…
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Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has today launched a stakeholder survey programme to help the organisation to understand the opinions and attitudes of its stakeholders and to provide an effective service that will meet their needs and expectations into the future.…
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#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has issued an appeal to bass anglers preparing for the season ahead to get involved in collecting information on bass in Irish waters for the National Bass Programme (NBP). The programme was established by…
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#Angling - Ireland's first salmon of the year was caught last week in Co Kerry, as The Irish Times reports. And it was a first for Lough Currane as angling guide Neil O'Shea landed 2016's maiden salmon catch nationally, a…
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#Angling - Come April, paper-based angling permits in Northern Ireland will be replaced by electronic records, as the Belfast Telegraph reports. All rod licences, permits and day tickets will now be available to purchase online via NI Direct or authorised…

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