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Enniskillen's junior women's eight hold off Commercial at Commercial Regatta
#Rowing: The Afloat Rowers of the Month for April are the Enniskillen girls’ and boys’ junior 18 eights which won at Commercial and Neptune regattas, respectively. The young women won the final race at  Commercial, beating the hosts in a…
Agreement on Employment Scheme of Non-EEA Fishers in Parts of Irish Sea-Fishing Fleet
Following recent mediation between a number of Government Departments and the International Transport Workers’ Federation on the scheme for employment of non-EEA fishers (outside the European Economic area) in parts of the Irish sea fishing fleet, a settlement agreement has…
Guy O’Leary Is Swimming A Mile A Day In May For Cancer Research
Guy O’Leary is back on his feet after more than a year of cancer treatment — and to prove it he’s challenged himself to swim a mile each day during the month of May. Beginning this Wednesday 1 May, each…
Limerick Regatta Cancelled
#Rowing: Plans to hold Limerick Regatta on Sunday have been abandoned. The regatta was scheduled for O’Brien’s Bridge on Saturday, but the forecast predicted the arrival of Storm Hannah. The organisers have announced that a proposal to move to Sunday…
St. Michael’s Rowing Club ladies crew will defend their 2017 title in the world’s longest 'true' rowing race
This May bank holiday weekend (3rd to 6th of May), St. Michael’s Rowing Club Dún Laoghaire will participate in the world’s longest true rowing race, the Celtic Challenge, making their way from Arklow to Aberystwyth on the Welsh coast, weather…
Limerick Regatta May Move Due to Weather
#Rowing: Limerick Regatta may be moved to Sunday. The weather conditions for Saturday (April 27th) at O’Brien’s Bridge could be very poor. The organisers will make an announcement later this evening.  
Passage West rowing in Cork Harbour
Over the years, rowing has had its highs and lows in Cork Harbour, where the history of the sport on Leeside as the River Lee wends its way from the city towards the harbour mouth, can be traced to the…
Minister for Marine Michael Creed
Minister for Marine Michael Creed has discontinued a license held by Norwegian multinational Mowi for a fish farm in Co Kerry. A breach of license conditions at a smolt hatchery run by the Norwegian aquaculture company’s Irish division in Donegal…
Whitegate Celebrate Being Chosen as Hosts for Irish Coastal Rowing Championships
#Rowing: Whitegate Rowing Club are delighted to have been selected to host the 2019 Irish Coastal Rowing Championships.  This event is one of the largest rowing regattas in Ireland and it is an honour for the club to have been…
Stefan Griesbach with the first meagre or croaker fish recorded in Irish waters since 1896
One Galway fishmonger stocking up ahead of the perennially busy Good Friday trade got more than he bargained for with his catch of the week. Stefan Griesbach from Gannet Fishmongers and Eatmorefish.ie came across a fish a lot more unusual…
In-stream conservation and enhancement at Altnabrocky River in the Owenmore Catchment, Co Mayo, which was funded through the National Strategy for Angling Development
Inland Fisheries Ireland has announced a new funding call for 2019 with three funding schemes now open to angling clubs and community groups. The funding has been made available for fisheries conservation projects and development projects nationwide through the National…
Fintan and Jake McCarthy
#Rowing: Ireland crews contended in four A Finals on Sunday in the Memorial Paolo d’Aloja in Italy. There were two close-up fourth places: the lightweight men’s double of Jake McCarthy and Fintan McCarthy lost bronze to Portugal in the closing…
Front Row: Suzanne Campion (Head of Business Development at Inland Fisheries  Ireland, Richard Bruton, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Patricia Ryan, Sean Canney TD, Minister with responsibility for inland fisheries, An Taoiseach Leo Varadker) Second Row: Oisin Cahill, Ken O’Neill (both Inland Fisheries Ireland), Denis Maher (Principal, Head of Inland Fisheries Division, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment), Dr Ciaran Byrne (CEO of Inland Fisheries Ireland) and Fintan Gorman (Chairperson of Inland Fisheries Ireland) Back Row: Patricia Ryan, Barry O’Connor, Liam Gavin (all Inland Fisheries Ireland)
An Taoiseach Leo Varadker launched Inland Fisheries Ireland’s electric fleet of cars along with Richard Bruton TD, Minister of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and Sean Canney TD, Minister with responsibility for the inland fisheries sector. The organisation is introducing…
Sanita Puspure
#Rowing: Sanita Puspure and two Ireland men’s crews took medals on the first day of the Memorial Paolo d’Aloja in Italy today. Puspure is world champion in the single sculls and she continued her run with a good win.  The…
Difficult conditions at Lough Rinn today
#Rowing: Powerful winds and very choppy water forced the cancellation of the Irish Schools and University Championships at Lough Rinn today. The early part of the programme went ahead, but after two hours of action, the conditions had deteriorated with…
Methodist College, Belfast edge out Colaiste Iognaid in the Junior 16 Eights final at Lough Rinn.
#Rowing: Methodist College, Belfast, beat Colaiste Iognaid in a thrilling first final at the Irish Schols’ Regatta at Lough Rinn this morning. The junior 16 boys eight became a battle between the two crews in the final 200 metres, with…

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