Students from St Mary’s School, Dunmanway, Co Cork, with their winning prizes at the Something Fishy prize-giving ceremony at West Cork Education Centre

Students from St Mary’s Senior School, Dunmanway, Co Cork, are the 2015 national winners of the Something Fishy competition, sponsored by Inland Fi(...)

The winning Coleraine Grammar School team at the Waterways Ireland Shakespeare Schools Coarse Competition on the Lower River Bann. Prizes were presented by Mid-Ulster District Council vice-chairperson Cllr Kim Ashton (second right).

For the first time ever, carp anglers will be able to stream live footage to their mobile device as they fish via an underwater camera hidden in a mar(...)

Niall Burns, Kingscourt, Co Cavan, with his winning 2.94kg trout at the Garda Competition on Lough Sheelin

What better way to end the wild brown trout season than a day’s fly fishing on Lough Lein in Killarney, Co Kerry? Apart from the fishing, the surround(...)

Michael Elliott, centre, winner of the inaugural Fingal  Small Boat Competition, with sponsor Ruairí Coleman, of Swords Angling Centre, and his daughter Leah and, left, Howth Sea Angling Club president Terry Doyle

The inaugural Fingal Small Boat Competition, which took place last Sunday, September 6th, from Howth, was a fantastic success, with all 30 anglers fro(...)

One of the fish killed when a spillage of concentrated detergent at Alma Hygiene’s premises on Bannow Road, Cabra, caused a leak into a storm drain at Finglas Road Bridge on July 22nd and 23rd, 2014. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Green Party has welcomed the conviction of a company for pollution that killed 5,000 fish in Dublin’s river Tolka in July last year. Alma Hygiene (...)

On the Ridge Pool in the Moy river, near Ballina, two-time Major-winning golfer Mark O’Meara (left), fishing with Sean McManmon, enjoyed a great day’s fly fishing, with seven grilse landed, four of which were safely released

I doubt whether there exists another book I have referred to as often as Trout and Salmon Flies of Ireland, by Peter O’Reilly. I keep a copy in my tac(...)

Personal best: Tony Ling with 5lb 10oz trout from Lough Corrib

The village of Baile Bhúirne (Ballyvourney) in west Cork will come alive this week with the hosting of the Five Nations Fly Fishing Championship by(...)

Corrib Gas is the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroelectric scheme on the Shannon in the 1920s.

The huge cost overrun on Corrib gas, the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroele(...)

Thousands of fish have been killed following a water pollution incident in Co Limerick. It is believed slurry was the cause of the major fish kill in (...)

Great lake: mayflies’ sudden emergence from the water and nuptial swarmings have signalled the launch of anglers eager to catch trout with imitation mayflies of their own. Illustration: Michael Viney

The mayflies that dance above the lakes of late spring are of the insect order called Ephemeroptera: they hatch, fly, mate, lay eggs on the water and (...)