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New €2M Funding Call For Angling Projects & Conservation Initiatives
#Angling - Sean Kyne TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Inland Fisheries, has today (Wednesday 9 August) welcomed a new €2 million funding call from Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) for angling projects and conservation initiatives. The funding call, which…
The location of the sewage spill into the Tolka at Mulhuddart
#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…
Members of Sphere 17 in Darndale enjoying a sea angling trip with the Dublin Angling Initiative
#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
#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 - 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 - 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…
Looking over the Burrishoole catchment from Burrishoole Abbey in Co Mayo
#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 - 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 - 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 - 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…
Call For Junior Anglers To Film Their Fishing Adventures In New Competition
#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 - 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 - 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
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…
The sixgill shark (Hexanchus griseus), one of three shark species with six gills, is usually found in the warmer waters of the Mediterranean
#Angling - A group of sea anglers off the Co Clare coast have hooked what’s thought to be the largest ever sixgill shark caught by rod and line in Europe. As BBC News reports, English angler Ben Bond struggled for…
Bandon Scouts learned all about fly fishing on the River Blackwater during their recent free fishing day
#Angling - Bandon Scouts recently attended a fishing tuition day organised by Bandon Angling Association and supported by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI). In total, 15 scouts took part in the angling day, which saw them learn the basics of fly…

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