Pupils at Bunscoil McAuley Rice in Callan, Co Kilkenny, near the Tipperary border. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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Pollution rather than fish farming is having the greatest impact on Irish wild salmon stocks, Marine Institute researchers have found. Photograph: Getty Images

Pollution rather than fish farming is having the greatest impact on Irish wild salmon stocks, Marine Institute researchers have found.A Marine Institu(...)