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The location of the sewage spill into the Tolka at Mulhuddart
Angling
#FishKill - A car tyre blocking a sewer led to a major fish kill on the River Tolka in West Dublin this week. According to TheJournal.ie, as many as 500 fish were killed over a 3km stretch of the waterway…
The deck and bulwarks of Michael O’Brien’s boat Bluebird II, which was found empty the evening before his remains were recovered
MCIB
#WaterSafety - The dangers of boating without proper safety equipment have been raised by a report into the death of an angler who went overboard from his vessel off West Cork last summer. The body of Michael O’Brien was recovered…
Members of Sphere 17 in Darndale enjoying a sea angling trip with the Dublin Angling Initiative
Angling
#Angling - Young people from Darndale and Whitechurch in Dublin were among the first groups to get out fishing as part of the Dublin Angling Initiative’s 2017 summer season.  Sphere 17 Youth Services from Darndale in North Dublin took a…
Appeal For Anglers To Report Catches Of ‘Mystery’ Pink Salmon
Angling
#PinkSalmon - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is appealing to anglers and the public at large to report any catches of pink salmon after number of appearances in recent days. Catches of the non-native species have been reported on the Foxford…
The #CPRsavesfish stencil on a bridge in Cork city
Angling
#Angling - CPR saves fish, according to Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) at the launch of a new campaign to highlight angling and the importance of conservation.  The hashtag #CPRsavesfish has been placed across a number of bridges and high footfall…
Revised Legislation Empowers IFI To Prosecute Fisheries Offences
Angling
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is now explicitly empowered to bring and prosecute summary proceedings for fisheries offences as the Inland Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2017 comes into force, following the signing of a commencement order by Environment Minister Denis…
IFI Seeks General Operatives For Donegal, Cavan & Roscommon
Jobs
#Jobs - Inland Fisheries Ireland is currently seeking to recruit a number of staff as General Operatives in Donegal, Cavan and Roscommon for periods of up to a maximum of four-and-a-half months’ duration during 2017. The main duties associated with…
Looking over the Burrishoole catchment from Burrishoole Abbey in Co Mayo
Angling
#Angling - An angling bye-law focusing on salmon and sea trout has come into effect for Burrishoole, Co Mayo. Sean Kyne, Minister of State with responsibility for Inland Fisheries, introduced the Conservation of Salmon and Sea Trout Shramore (Burrishoole)(Catch and…
Angling Bye-Law For Trout Conservation In Shannon Basin
Angling
#Angling - A new bye-law to help conserve brown trout has been introduced in for the Shannon River Basin District. Seén Kyne, Minister of State with responsibility for Inland Fisheries, introduced the Conservation of Trout (No.8 or Limerick District) Bye-Law…
Sea trout caught by an angler in Galway Bay
Angling
#Angling - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is now inviting submissions from the public on the development of a national sea trout policy. Sea trout in Ireland, in the context of legislation and management, has traditionally been closely identified with salmon…
Inland Fisheries Ireland staff electrofishing on the River Barrow as part of the research
Angling
#Angling - New research from Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has revealed the state of fish stock levels and the different species present within the River Barrow catchment. The River Barrow is Ireland’s second longest river after the River Shannon, and…
Dead crayfish in the River Suir
Marine Wildlife
#MarineWildlife - In response to a recent outbreak of crayfish plague in the River Suir and River Deel, emergency disease containment measures are needed to help prevent its spread. Crayfish plague is a disease that kills Ireland’s native white-clawed crayfish.…
Call For Junior Anglers To Film Their Fishing Adventures In New Competition
Angling
#Angling - Junior fishing clubs, youth clubs, projects and centres are invited to take part in a new competition by filming their angling adventures and spread the word about fishing online. The Fish & Film Competition launched by Inland Fisheries…
An immediate inspection revealed large numbers of dead fish in the river over almost 1km downstream
Angling
#Angling - A landowner has been convicted of a breach to the Water Pollution Act in Glenamaddy, Co Galway that resulted in a major fish kill. At a sitting of Tuam District Court, Michael Conneally of Boyounagh, Glenamaddy pleaded guilty…
The River Lackagh is an important salmon fishery and the new counter aims to measure the strength of its recovery
Angling
#Angling - Sean Kyne TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Inland Fisheries, has officially opened a new fish counter facility in the designated spring salmon fishery on the River Lackagh. The project, which was devised and delivered by Inland…
Nicky O'Hagan and Matthew McDonald of Whitechurch Youth Group
Angling
Inland Fisheries Ireland has launched the Dublin Angling Initiative for the 2017 angling season. The initiative which is focused on the Greater Dublin Area, aims to promote, develop and improve angling among young people in target communities. Young people can…

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