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Fishcounter in the River Strule at Omagh, south of Newtownstewart
#Angling - Hundreds of thousands of rainbow trout escaped from a commercial fish farm in Co Tyrone last year, according to the Loughs Agency. BBC News has details on the cross-border body’s report into the incident on the River Strule…
The Marine Institute’s research facility in Newport, Co Mayo
The Marine Institute’s Research Facility in Furnace, Newport, Co Mayo will open its doors on Saturday 14 April from 11am to 4pm. The open day is for all, and visitors will have the opportunity to view the facility for studying…
Successful Prosecution For IFI After River Dee Pollution Incident
#Angling - At a sitting of Ardee District Court on Monday 12 March, Irish Water pleaded guilty to the discharge of deleterious matter to the River Dee on 15 May 2017. The offence related to a poor quality discharge from…
Irish Water Prosecuted Over Lime Discharge & Fish Kill In River Varty
#FishKill - Irish Water pleaded guilty to the discharge of deleterious matter to the River Vartry one year ago, at a sitting of Bray District Court this past Tuesday (20 February). The offence related to the accidental discharge of lime…
Map of the Owenriff catchment and location of electrofishing sites and lakes surveyed in 2017
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland has published its 2017 fish stock survey for the Owenriff catchment as well as its rehabilitation plan for the system to promote the recovery of brown trout and salmon in its lakes and rivers. The…
Minister Welcomes Stock Management Plan For Trout Waters In 2018
#Angling - Sean Kyne TD, Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries sector, today welcomed Inland Fisheries Ireland’s 2018 Stock Management Plan for designated trout lakes. The 2018 plan again includes operations on Loughs Corrib, Mask, Carra, Conn, Cullin, Arrow…
A mix of Raider, Warrior, Beneteau and Bayliner marques up to 19–feet in length were on display at the Angling Show in Swords, representing the new home market in this category
Irish boat sales firms will be eagerly anticipating a return to better times after a spate of interest from dealers in an early season consumer exhibition in Dublin. A north Dublin Angling show, held last weekend, witnessed the start of a…
Viking Marine are exhibiting on Stand B11 at the Angling Show in North Dublin
Leading chandlery store Viking Marine is one of some of the leading boat dealers displaying at the Ireland Angling show this weekend in Swords, North Dublin.  The Dun Laoghaire and Wicklow based chandler is a repeat exhibitor at the two…
Report Confirms Presence Of Farmed Atlantic Salmon In Galway & Mayo Rivers
#Angling - As many as 500 farmed salmon could have entered a number of rivers in Galway and Mayo last autumn, according to a new report from Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI). The report into the incident in the Western River…
Oisin Cahill of the Dublin Angling Initiative with Darcy Davila Santos (10), his brother Darren (8) and their mother Doreen at Annamoe Fisheries in Co Wicklow last summer. Darcy, a pupil of Rathdrum National School, landed a 4lb rainbow trout to win the Sean McMorrow Memorial Trophy
#Angling - Over 420 children and young people from the Greater Dublin Area have taken up angling in the past year, according to Inland Fisheries Ireland’s Dublin Angling Initiative. The programme which aims to promote, develop and improve angling in…
The Altagoan joins the Moyola River northeast of Draperstown
#FishKill - A bio-renewables plant has been fined £1,600 over a fish kill in an important salmon and trout angling catchment in Co Derry over a year ago, according to BBC News. J&A Renewables was found to have allowed a…
Inland Fisheries Ireland CEO Ciaran Byrne (left) with Minister Sean Kyne at Inland Fisheries Ireland Citywest offices
Sean Kyne TD, Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries Sector today welcomed Inland Fisheries Ireland‘s announcement that, at a positive and constructive meeting of its Fish Farming Working Group, it was confirmed by IFI that they will continue to…
Bill Likely with his prized catch at the Drowes Fishery in Co Leitrim
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland has confirmed that the first spring salmon of 2018 was caught earlier this week in Co Leitrim. Well-known local angler Bill Likely landed the 7.5lb salmon on the River Drowes on Tuesday 30 January. The…
Plans for the Owenriff involve removing pike to help recovery of an important spawning tributary of Lough Corrib
#Angling - Sean Kyne, Minister of State with responsibility for the inland fisheries sector, has announced that Inland Fisheries Ireland will shortly commence fish stock management operations on the Owenriff catchment near Oughterard in Co Galway. The measures to protect…
Ian Mulligan with his new Irish record golden grey mullet
#Angling - Dublin angler Ian Mulligan has broken the golden grey mullet record, which was established as recently as 2014. The new record, weighing 1.29 kg, was caught at Rosscarbery, Co Cork on 4 July 2017 and was recently ratified…
A visual of the proposed plans for a mixed use development in Bulloch Harbour, Dalkey
#DublinBay - New plans to redevelop Bulloch Harbour, Dalkey in south Dublin writes The Irish Times has been dismissed by local opponents as “in some respects worse” than an original design rejected by planners a year ago. A public meeting…

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