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MINISTER for Natural Resources Conor Lenihan has opened a 30-day public consultation process on the Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme Regulations for the 2011 season, the Irish Times reports. http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/1206/1224284845182.html Under the latest draft egulations, 51 rivers out…
An Irish diving instructor is feared dead on Thailand after separating from his team during a deep dive. TheJournal.ie has compiled reports that Peter McCarthy was with another diver in Song Hong Lake in southern Thailand last weekend when he…
The Irish Surfing Association (ISA) has posted a useful guide for surfing safely over the winter months. Caution is recommended for surfers at this time of year due to the colder water temperatures combined with stronger swells, severe winds and…
A Northern Irish police diver's claim that he was owed more than £30,000 in overtime has been rejected by the UK High Court, BBC News reports. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-11876736 Constable Mark Lloyd, previously of the PSNI's underwater search unit, argued that he…
Sanita Puspure is the Afloat Rower of the Month for November. The Old Collegians sculler had an outstanding result at the the British Indoor Rowing Championships. She took silver in the open women’s category – only 3.2 seconds behind double…
The Irish teams that fished in this year's World Championships and Celtic Cup have vowed to represent Ireland again after a falling out with the national angling body, Angler's Mail reports. Angler's Mail reports that the squads are in dispute…
Muckross Head of the River, scheduled for Saturday, has been cancelled. Snow and below zero temperatures are forecast for the rowing venue, along with strong winds.  Click this link for Irish Rowing details Click this link for the Latest Rowing…
Scottish fishermen have taken exception to a new ban on fishing for scallops in the Irish Sea around the Isle of Man. Authorities on the island introduced the bylaw in reaction to what they perceive as dangerous levels of overfishing…
The Minister for Natural Resources, Conor Lenihan, has announced the start of a 30 day public consultation process on the Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Tagging Scheme Regulations for the 2011 season. Regulations are made each year, after public consultation,…
O'Neill Honoured in New Zealand
Rowing vet Sean O’Neill from Limerick has been honoured in New Zealand. The Limerickman was this week named the Marlborough Express/Blenheim Round Table Sportsperson of the Year. O’Neill’s father, Tom, attended the ceremony in Marlborough. The 30-year-old came out on…
Morgan Falls Just Short in Newquay
Irish surfer Nicole Morgan made a strong showing at last weekend's Newquay Open, the final stop on this season's UK Pro Surf Tour. The Belfast native - who now lives in Bundoran, Co Donegal - placed fourth after the two-day…
Irish Anglers Win Big in South Africa
Ireland's angling team won the 2010 World Shore Championships in South Africa at the weekend. The combined effort of the five-strong Irish squad was more than enough to see off the strong opposition of teams from Italy and Spain over…
Liffey Odyssey for Canoeists This Saturday
The annual Odyssey on the Liffey canoe tour is scheduled for this coming Saturday 20 November. Organised by the Canoeing Ireland Training Centre and the Wild Water Kayak Club, the tour runs from the Garda Boat Club in Islandbridge along…
Queen's Fifth in Fours Head in London
Queen’s Unversity’s rowing elite four of Colin Williamson, Rory O’Connor, Abdulrahman Mohamed and Jonathan Mitchell finished fifth at the Fuller’s Fours Head of the River in London today. At the Bann Head of the River on Saturday, the host club’s…
Prowlers Could Boost Tourism in West
The 50ft monster waves that arose off Ireland's west coast last week could provide a significant boost to tourism in the region. Ethna Murphy of Fáilte Ireland told The Irish Times that images and news reports of the Prowlers waves…
Giant Prowler Wave Location Remains Secret
The location of record breaking waves that appear only every few years will remain a secret known only to a handful of brave surfers. An international team - including Irish surfers - rode the giant prowler waves off the west…

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