Winners of the 40th Lough Melvin Competition (from left), Stevie Ellis and Chris Callaghan with Gareth Foley of Foley Boats (standing) and club president Malcolm Finney.

The picturesque village of Garrison in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland came alive last weekend as hundreds of anglers from across Ireland and abroad gathe(...)

Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan said ‘the report highlights the challenges to conserve biodiversity in Ireland.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Agricultural practices are impacting negatively on 70 per cent of internationally important habitats in Ireland, a report submitted to the EU by the N(...)

The exposed bed of the Grand Canal running parallel to  Suir Road in Dublin after it was drained by a  collapsed sewer pipe. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

More than 1,000 fish have had to be relocated from part of the Grand Canal in Dublin, after a collapsed sewer caused the waterway to drain dry at Inch(...)

Irish Water is carrying out essential cleaning works at the Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant in Dublin over the coming days ‘to deal with current odour issues’ and to reduce risk of odours arising over the summer months. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Irish Water is carrying out essential cleaning works at the Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant in Dublin over the coming days “to deal with current o(...)

Irish Water is accused of allowing harmful material pollute the River Tolka in Dublin which was linked to a fish kill last year. File image: Paddy Whelan

Irish Water will face trial in September for allowing harmful material pollute the River Tolka in Dublin which was linked to a fish kill last year. T(...)

Atlantic bluefin is the largest tuna; it can reach over 600kg and live for more than 30 years. Illustration: Michael Viney

Expressions of interest are invited for Tuna Chart, a pilot bluefin tuna data collection programme, which will allow 15 authorised angling vessels to (...)

The river  Blackwater at Fermoy, Co Cork. Photograph: Getty Images

A delegation from Fermoy, Co Cork, has called on the Oireachtas Public Petitions Committee to demand that repairs be carried out on the town’s histori(...)

Numbers of wild salmon in Ireland peaked in the mid-1970s, when about 1.7 million returned. Today returns are estimated at some 200,000. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Ireland is experiencing a parallel decline in wild salmon as Scotland, where numbers caught are at their lowest since records were first compiled, acc(...)

Marine survival peaked in or around 1986, with approximately 31 of every 100 salmon which set out on the perilous journey from an Irish river to the Atlantic. File photograph: Getty

Ireland is experiencing a parallel decline in wild salmon as Scotland where numbers caught are at their lowest since records were first compiled, acco(...)

East Mayo Anglers’ Association vice chairman Mick Kane with River Moy 13lb springer caught on club water last week.

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has announced a new funding call for three schemes during 2019 aimed at conservation and development projects nationwid(...)

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