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At a sitting of Drogheda District Court on 15th September 2015, Judge William Hamill convicted a track machine owner, Mr Ronan Sheridan of Beshellstown, Garrison, Co Meath, under Section 131 of the 1959 Fisheries Act, for causing extensive damage to…
The Irish boat ‘Screaming Reels’ has won the Rosslare Small Boats Festival for the fifth year in a row. The boat, from Rosie’s Sea Angling Club in Cork, beat 36 other boats from across Britain and Ireland and caught 29…
#Angling - Newtownabbey anglers have urged vigilance after the discovery of a pollutant flowing into the Three Mile Water in the Co Antrim town earlier this week. As the Newtownabbey Times reports, the suspect discharge was coming from a sewage…
#Angling - Anglers are advised of a temporary closure of part of the River Suck fishery near Ballymoe, Co Galway. The section of the River Suck fishery from Cloonroughan to Cloondacarra Bridge, through Cloontrask Townland, is temporarily closed from yesterday…
New Joint Research Programme Into Economic & Social Issues Of Ireland's Inland Fisheries
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) have announced a joint research programme into the economic and social issues of inland fisheries in Ireland. The objective of the programme is to provide evidence…
Fisherman Dies After Wave Sweeps Him Out To Sea
#Angling - A sea angler has died after being swept out to sea by an unexpected wave on the Waterford coast. As The Irish Times reports, the man was fishing on the shore at Bunmahon Beach near Dungarvan yesterday afternoon (Tuesday…
Pairs Angling Worlds On Lough Erne Just A Fortnight Away
#Angling - Ireland’s most prestigious coarse angling event, the Lakelands & Inland Waterways World Pairs Angling Championship, takes place in less than three weeks' time from 6 September, with over 100 entries already registered.  The event attracts anglers worldwide to…
All Ireland Youth Fly Dressing Titles Go To Connacht
#Angling - Connacht are the new All Ireland youth team fly dressing champions, as the Galway Advertiser reports. And they were led to the title by a wide margin by captain Ciaran Reilly, who also claimed the individual All Ireland…
Fish Kill In Co Down River Affects Hundreds Of Brown Trout, Sea Trout
#Angling - More than 300 fish – including brown trout and sea trout – have been killed in a "major pollution incident" on the River Enler in Co Down, as the Belfast Telegraph reports. And local anglers have expressed their…
'Holidaymaker' Pot–Fishermen Warned to Preserve Lobster Stocks
#lobsterfishing – Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. today launched a public consultation on proposals to regulate non-commercial pot fishing. Speaking about the proposals the Minister said: "This consultation is about sustainability, looking at the need…
Home Nations Double For Irish Sea Angling Teams
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) offers its congratulations to the Irish Home Nations boat and shore angling teams, representing the Irish Federation of Sea Anglers (IFSA), who recently completed a historic double by winning the Home Nations Boat and…
Man Convicted of Illegal Fishing in Dublin
illegalfishing – At a sitting of Kilcock District Court today (16.07.15), Judge Grainne O'Neill convicted a man living in County Meath on the count of illegal fishing, and issued a fine of €50. Ion Onos, with an address at Apartment…
Inland Fisheries Ireland Welcomes Atlantic Salmon Habitat Expert
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) recently welcomed a visit from Dr Jed Wright of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, who is an expert in habitat assessment, protection and restoration programmes for Atlantic salmon in the Gulf of Maine.…
Fish Kill Investigated At Carrigadrohid Reservoir
#FishKill - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and Cork County Council are investigating fish mortalities at Carrigadrohid Reservoir in Co Cork following the discovery of small numbers of bream and rudd. As of 14 June no cause has been identified, but…
Wheelchair Accessible Boat 'Clodha Wheelyboat' Launched in Donegal
#inland – The Clodha Wheelyboat, a wheelchair accessible flat deck boat, was today launched by Minister of State for Natural Resources, Joe McHugh TD, at Rooskey Lough, Co Donegal. The Clodha is the first boat of its kind in the…
Craigavon Lakes Hosts Predator Bank Fishing Worlds This Weekend
#Angling - Many of the world's top anglers will be at the Craigavon Lakes this weekend for the 13th World Championships in predator bank fishing with lures. And as the Lurgan Mail reports, Team Ireland will be fielding a local…

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