Salmon enchanted evening: Noel Clancy celebrated Valentine’s Day with a great springer of 13lb 8oz from Lough Currane

Inland Fisheries Ireland (Ifi) is preparing a National Angling Development Plan (Nadp) which it hopes will provide criteria, support and proposals to(...)

Galway Harbour: Fears about the impact of the development on fragile stocks of wild Atlantic salmon, European eel and birdlife were also expressed by Inland Fisheries Ireland and Birdwatch Ireland

Galway could experience more severe storm surges and flooding than the city is already exposed to if its port is extended southwards, an oral hearing(...)

Detailed plans for a proposed €126 million redevelopment which would allow Galway harbour to accommodate cruise liners were outlined during the firs(...)

Judge Hughes jailed pig farmer Donal Connaughton for 10 weeks and fined him €3,000 with €5,400 costs. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A pig farmer has been jailed after a judge labelled him “an absolute disgrace” for failing to prevent an environmental time bomb from threatening lake(...)

The oral hearing into the first phase of a proposed €126 million expansion of Galway harbour is expected to run for at least three weeks. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

An Bord Pleanála is due to open an oral hearing today into the first phase of a €126 million expansion of Galway harbour that aims to provide cruise (...)

Julie Gerry (second left), winner of the Knockaderry competition in Kilmeaden, Co Waterford, with (from left): David Tantrum, John Flynn and Michael Drinan

FORMER world cup winner Julie Gerry lived up to her reputation as one of the finest fly fishers in Ireland with a comprehensive win at last weekend’s (...)

Labour Party Galway West TD Derek Nolan claimed yesterday  a proposed 15,000-tonne “organic” fish farm in Galway Bay “carries too many risks”. File photograph: Getty Images

Minister for Marine Simon Coveney has come under increased pressure to refuse a licence for the proposed 15,000-tonne “organic” fish farm in Galway Ba(...)

Gavin Parker, from Wallasey, Liverpool, with a specimen pollack of 12.2lbs caught during the small boats festival

FOR the fourth successive year, Screaming Reels achieved pole position at the Rosslare Small Boats festival in Co Wexford. The boat from Rosie’s SAC i(...)

Mariet Timmermans from Holland with an excellent sea trout of 4lb caught on Lough Currane, Waterville, Co Kerry, on the fly. photograph: vincent appleby

  INLAND Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has welcomed a review of more than 300 scientific publications on the effects sea lice can have on sea tr(...)

Side by side by sonaghan: Jimmy Cahill (Killucan, left) and John Moroney (Ennis, right) with club chairman Sean Rasdale (second left) and Gerry Reagan, president).

The 35th Lough Melvin Trout Championships was an outstanding success as the sleepy village of Garrison in Co Fermanagh welcomed the influx of 266 ang(...)