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The tender process for Inland Fisheries Ireland’s (IFI) State fisheries for 2024 is now open.

State-owned fishing rights are made available for licence to interested angling clubs every year and IFI generally has licence agreements with over 50 fishing clubs, allowing them to fish on more than 90 fisheries where the rights are State-owned.

If your club wants to tender for one or more fisheries, you can apply online. Alternatively, download and fill out the Condition of Tender Questionnaire and return it to IFI by post; please mark your envelope TENDER APPLICATION and send it to: Paul O’Reilly, Business Development, Inland Fisheries Ireland, 3044 Lake Drive, Citywest, Dublin 24.

If your club is interested in a longer-term licence, please fill out the relevant section on your form and we will be in touch with you. Please tender the ‘per year’ licence fee.

Please also complete the End of Year Report in respect of each fishery held under licence last season if you have not already done so.

Tenders will be accepted up until Friday 19 January 2024; proof of postage on or before this date will be accepted.

If you have any queries relating to State Fisheries or the 2024 tender process, get in touch with Paul O’Reilly at [email protected].

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The tender process for IFI State fisheries for 2023 is now open.

Angling clubs that wish to tender for one or more fisheries should fill out the online questionnaire or download and complete the PDF application form.

Where there is a fishery in freshwater, there is a right to fish, and Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) owns the fishing rights to a wide range of these fisheries in Ireland, ranging from picturesque small lakes to long river stretches and everything in between.

State-owned fishing rights are made available for licence to interested angling clubs every year and IFI generally has licence agreements with over 50 fishing clubs, allowing them to fish on more than 90 fisheries where the rights are State-owned.

Tenders will be accepted up until Friday 6 January 2023; proof of postage on or before this date will be accepted.

Those returning their applications by post should mark their envelope with TENDER APPLICATION and send it to:

Paul O’Reilly,
Business Development,
Inland Fisheries Ireland,
3044 Lake Drive,
Citywest,
Dublin 24

If your club is interested in a longer-term licence, fill out the relevant section on your form and IFI will be in touch with you. IFI also reminds applicants to tender the ‘per year’ licence fee.

Queries relating to State fisheries or the 2023 tender process should be directed to Paul O’Reilly at [email protected].

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The tender process for State fisheries overseen by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is now open for 2022.

The list of fisheries available in the 2022 tender can be found on the IFI website, as can the 2022 application form. Applications can also be made online.

Postal tenders should be submitted in an envelope marked TENDER APPLICATION to Paul O’Reilly, Business Development, Inland Fisheries Ireland, 3044 Lake Drive, Citywest, Dublin 24.

If your angling club is interested in a longer term licence, fill out the relevant section on your form, including the ‘per year’ licence fee, and IFI will be in touch.

Tenders will be accepted up until Friday 17 December; proof of postage on or before this date will be accepted.

If you have any queries relating to State fisheries or the 2022 tender process, contact Paul O’Reilly at [email protected] or 01 884 2600.

Meanwhile, all clubs who held a licence on any of the State fisheries during the 2021 season need to fill out an End of Year Report Form (PDF and .doc) and return it to IFI at the above address by 17 December. Alternatively you can complete the End of Year form online HERE.

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#Angling - Angling clubs have until this Friday 22 December to submit their tender for rivers opening in the New Year in the State Fisheries Tender Process for 2018.

Tenders will be accepted up until Friday for rivers opening in January 2018, and until 12 January or the remainder. Proof of postage on or before these date will be accepted.

The list of available fisheries can be found on the Inland Fisheries Ireland website. To tender for one or more fisheries, fill out the Condition of Tender and Application Form.

Mark your envelope TENDER APPLICATION and send it to Paul O’Reilly, Business Development, Inland Fisheries Ireland, 3044 Lake Drive, Citywest, Dublin 24.

If your angling club is interested in a longer term licence, fill out the relevant section on your form and IFI will get in touch. In the meantime, the ‘per year’ licence fee should be tendered.

For any queries relating to State Fisheries or the 2017 tender process, contact Paul O’Reilly at [email protected] or at 01 884 2600.

In addition, all clubs who held a licence on a State fishery during the 2016 season will need to fill out an End of Year Report Form and return it to IFI at the above address by 30 December.

End of Year reports may of course be posted together with tender applications, though no envelopes marked ‘TENDER APPLICATION’ will be opened until after the closing date for applications. Any tender cheques enclosed will also not be acknowledged until after 12 January.

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#Angling - The tender process for Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) State Fisheries for 2017 is now open.

Lists of available fisheries can be found on the IFI website HERE.

To tender for one or more fisheries, fill out the Condition of Tender and Application Form 2016.

Tenders will be accepted up until Friday 30 December; proof of postage on or before this date will be accepted. Mark your envelope TENDER APPLICATION and send it to Paul O’Reilly, Business Development, Inland Fisheries Ireland, 3044 Lake Drive, Citywest, Dublin 24.

If your angling club is interested in a longer term licence, fill out the relevant section on your form and IFI will get in touch. In the meantime, however, the ‘per year’ licence fee should be tendered.

For any queries relating to State Fisheries or the 2017 tender process, contact Paul O’Reilly at [email protected] or at 01-884-2600.

In addition, all clubs who held a licence on a State Fishery during the 2016 season will need to fill out an End of Year Report Form and return it to IFI at the above address by 30 December.

End of Year reports may of course be posted together with tender applications, though no envelopes marked ‘TENDER APPLICATION’ will be opened until after the closing date for applications. Any tender cheques enclosed will also not be acknowledged until after 30 December.

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#Angling - The tender process for Inland Fisheries Ireland's (IFI) State fisheries for 2016 is now open.

A list of available fisheries is available to download from the IF website HERE. To tender for one or more fisheries, fill out the Condition of Tender and Application Form 2016.

Tenders will be accepted up until 18 December 2015; proof of postage on or before this date will be accepted. Please mark your envelope TENDER APPLICATION and send it to:

Paul O’Reilly
Business Development,
Inland Fisheries Ireland,
3044 Lake Drive,
Citywest,
Dublin 24

If your angling club is interested in a longer-term licence, fill out the relevant section on your form but ensure to tender the ‘per year’ licence fee.

In addition, all clubs who held a licence on a State fishery during the 2015 season need to fill out an End of Year Report Form and return it to IFI Swords at the above address, or by email, by 31 December 2015.

End of Year Reports may be posted together with tender applications, however, all envelopes marked ‘TENDER APPLICATION’ will not be opened until after the closing date for applications. Any tender cheques enclosed will also not be acknowledged until after 18 December.

If you have any queries relating to State fisheries or the 2016 tender process, contact Paul O’Reilly at [email protected] or at 01 884 2600.

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#Angling - The 2015 tender process for Inland Fisheries Ireland's State fisheries is open till this coming Tuesday 30 December, with angling fisheries on rivers and catchments across seven districts open for bidding.

Full details of these fisheries, as well as the application form for submitting a tender or tenders, are available to download HERE.

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