The Government has been taking soundings among angling organisations on how Inland Fisheries Ireland might manage, fund and protect a valuable (...)

Fishing on Lough Ramor, Virginia, Co Cavan. “People think if they pay the angling contribution, they can fish anywhere in Ireland, but that is not the case. It just allows them to own a fishing rod.” Photograph: Dara Mac
Dónaill/The Irish Times

Government party candidates in the May local elections are facing a concerted campaign by anglers similar to that during the rod licence dispute if(...)

Fishing from the rocks near Dalkey Island, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke.

The Government has been keen to play down any comparisons between its proposed legislation and the disastrous attempt by Charles (...)

Members of the Garda sub aqua team search Lough Ree, Co Westmeath for missing fisherman Daryl Burke. Photograph: PA

Rescue teams searching for missing fisherman Daryl Burke (30) in Lough Ree have recovered a body. A spokesman for the Lough Ree RNLI con(...)

 Darryl Burke from Co Armagh, who has not been seen since Thursday after a boating accident on Lough Ree in Co  Westmeath.

A cadaver dog and an account given by a surviving fisherman were used to help in the search for a missi(...)

A local man joins the search of Lough Ree for missing following fisherman Daryl Burke. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Lough Ree is widely regarded as one of the premier angling venues in the country. Tourist and home-bas(...)

Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho (left) celebrates with   Daniel Sturridge after scoring  against Fulham. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Liverpool were the big winners on a tempestuous night of Premier League action, but only just, after coming from 2-1 down against Fulham to win(...)

Drowning their sorrows on the flooded River Liffey at Islandbridge on New Year’s Day, were Dublin and District Salmon Anglers’ chairman Eugene McGrattan (left) and club member Paddy Murray

‘MOST anglers went home early,” according to River Drowes fisheries owner Shane Gallagher on the opening day of the salmon angling season in the north(...)

At the announcement of the world feeder championships for Ireland, were (from left): Ciaran Byrne, Inland Fisheries Ireland; Fisheries Minister Fergus O’Dowd; Der Casey, Ncffi; Tommy Lawton, Inniscarra Lake Tourism and Michael Creed TD, Macroom

THE salmon angling season gets under way on Wednesday albeit on a limited number of river and lake fisheries. Lough Gill (Sligo), Carrowmore Lake (May(...)

 A heron watches salmon jump in the river Nore, Castletown, Co Laois. Photograph: James Flynn

The “king of fish” may be caught by anglers on 87 rivers next year following an assessment of the current state of wild salmon stocks.Connemara’s Scre(...)

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