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The EU audit identified the State’s failure to control a recreational fishery for bluefin tuna
The European Commission has given Ireland three months to conduct an inquiry into its application of EU Common Fisheries Policy rules writes Lorna Siggins The administrative inquiry must “evaluate” Ireland’s “capacity to apply the rules” which govern management of fish…
Emily Hegarty, Tara Hanlon, Eimear Lambe, Claire Feerick
#Rowing: The Ireland women’s four which took silver at the World Under-23 Championships in Florida are the Afloat Rowers of the Month for July.  It was a month of outstanding achievements for Ireland rowers. The men’s double of Philip Doyle…
Warning To Anglers Over Rogue Fishing License Website
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is alerting the public to a rogue website which claims to sell salmon and sea trout angling licenses for Ireland. The website, which carries IFI branding, asks anglers for their personal and payment details but does…
The new angling stretch at South Lodge, Lough Muckno
Enterprise Minister Heather Humphreys was on hand yesterday (Monday 29 July) to help Monaghan County Council open its new €140,000 angling facility at Lough Muckno in Castleblayney. The upgraded facility, which was funded by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) through its…
Cliodhna Nolan and Aoife Casey
#Rowing: Ireland took fourth in the lightweight women’s double at the World Under-23 Championships in Florida. Aoife Casey and Cliodhna Nolan raced from sixth to fourth in the second half of this A Final, which was won well by Switzerland…
Tara Hanlon
#Rowing: Ireland took a silver medal at the World Rowing Under-23 Championships today through the women’s four of Claire Feerick, Eimear Lambe, Tara Hanlon and Emily Hegarty, who swapped into the stroke seat for Lambe.  Britain and Ireland swept into…
Hugh Sutton
#Rowing: The Ireland lightweight men’s quadruple of Eoin Gaffney, Hugh Sutton, Ryan Ballantine and Miles Taylor took a bronze medal today at the World Under-23 Championships in Sarasota Bradenton in Florida.  Italy made a tremendous start. They pushed clear of…
Ross Corrigan
#Rowing: The Ireland men’s coxed four won their B Final and finished seventh overall at the World Under-23 Championships in Sarasota Bradenton in Florida today.  Germany were the sole other contenders in this race. Ireland’s Brion O’Rourke, Ross Corrigan, Daire…
#Rowing: The Ireland junior men’s eight topped off a series of four Ireland wins – all at junior level – at the Home International Regatta in Strathclyde Park in Scotland. They beat Scotland by just over two seconds, while England…
In Ireland, Fishing Vessel Engine Power inspections took place in Killybegs, Co Donegal, in conjunction with the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) and the Marine Survey Office (MSO).
A new EU study says that inspection authorities in 15 EU member states are failing to manage engine power as a way of controlling fishing effort writes Lorna Siggins Physical engine power verifications conducted on board 68 fishing vessels across 14…
Brown or edible crab
Marine specialist Dr Kevin Flannery has called on Minister for Marine Michael Creed to show “leadership” on managing the brown crab fishery before the stock collapses writes Lorna Siggins “Inaction” by Mr Creed will result in many small vessels going…
Odhran McNally
#Canoeing: Odhran McNally took fifth place in the men’s Under-23 K1 sprint final at the Wildwater World Junior and Under-23 Championships in Banja Luka in Bosnia and Herzegovina today.  The 22-year-old Irishman finished in 56.54 seconds, just 3.24 seconds behind…
Aoife Casey
#Rowing: The lightweight double of Aoife Casey and Cliodhna Nolan became the third Ireland boat to qualify for an A Final at the World Under-23 Championships today.  They won their repechage. Two boats would go to the A Final, and…
Eimear Lambe
#Rowing: The Ireland women’s four qualified for the A Final at the World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Florida. The crew of Claire Feerick, Emily Hegarty, Tara Hanlon and Eimear Lambe won their repechage – by far the fastest of two…
Aoife Casey
#Rowing: Ireland’s lightweight double scull of Aoife Casey and Cliodhna Nolan finished fourth in their heat at the World Under-23 Championships in Florida today and must negotiate a repechage as they target a place in the A Final.  The top…
Tara Hanlon and Emily Hegarty
#Rowing: Ireland took third place in a fast heat of the women’s four at the World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton in Florida.  The winner alone went directly through to the A Final. The United States claimed this spot, with…

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