Up to 1,400 Brown Trout and 70 Salmon perished in the fish kill at at the Ollatrim river. Photograph: Inland Fisheries Ireland

An investigation is under way into the death of thousands of fish in Tipperary’s Ollatrim river. Inland Fisheries Ireland has said the 14,749 dead fi(...)

The State agency said if current weather conditions continue it may consider emergency conservation orders.  Photograph: iStock

Inland Fisheries Ireland have appealed for anglers to stop fishing until the current period of high temperatures and low water levels comes to an end.(...)

Inland Fisheries officers assess the death toll in Claremorris

More than a thousand brown trout along with other species of fish have been killed following an effluent discharge into a river in Claremorris, Co May(...)

The angel shark has faced quite different threats to leave it ‘critically endangered’. Drawing: Michael Viney

There are many strange-shaped sharks in the world, but a big fish native to big sandy bays on Ireland’s west coast is among the least shark-like of al(...)

Zebra mussels are considered our most harmful invasive species and are are ‘particularly problematic’

The Japanese knotweed, rhododendron and giant hogweed are fast becoming household names as these pests continue to invade Irish landscapes. These ill-(...)

Members of the Lough Swilly Wild Oyster Society have been fishing for native oysters  for about 25 years

Lough Swilly is an “environmental disaster” due to the alleged failure of the marine authorities to properly control farming of oysters there, the Hig(...)

Bill Likely of Kinlough, Co Leitrim, with the first salmon of 2018 in Ireland, caught on the river Drowes on a Black and Gold Rapala lure.

The first salmon of 2018 in Ireland was caught last Tuesday from the Point of the Meadow Pool on the river Drowes by fisheries manager Bill Likely fro(...)

Irish seabass: new EU rules  catch-and-release only for 2018

Following successful negotiations by the Minister for Marine, Mr Michael Creed, at the recent fisheries council meeting in Brussels, the European Unio(...)

Anglers pose with a salmon on the banks of the River Corrib in Galway.

Minister of State for Natural Resources Séan Kyne has moved to assuage fears that the Galway salmon fishery on the river Corrib is to be put up for sa(...)

An ESB crew  works to restore services following damage by Storm Ophelia. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Emergency responders to Storm Ophelia are monitoring anticipated poor weather this weekend to see if it might set back efforts to restore water and po(...)

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