The Office of the Ombudsman is to extend its inquiry into the Irish Government’s response to an EU Commission sea lice investigation.

The Office of the Ombudsman is to extend its inquiry into the Irish Government’s response to an EU Commission sea lice investigation.The Ombudsman’s O(...)

First natural coloniser? IFI’s Dr Joe Caffrey with a research-caught (and released) pike of about 8kg from the River Inny

INLAND Fisheries Ireland welcomes the publication of a scientific paper relating to pike (Esox lucius).The species had been thought to have been intro(...)

Declan Conlon, Co Kildare, winner of the visitor section in the Cavan/Monaghan Garda 
Competition
Championship on Lough Sheelin, with his 2.7kg trout caught on a Pearly Claret Dabbler

‘DON’T forget, Brown Island for barbecue at one o’clock,” Cyril Boggins bellowed across the canal section at Ross Castle on Lough Lein in Killarney as(...)

 The sinking of the  ‘Lusitania’ by a German submarine off the Old Head of Kinsale, 1915.  Image: Three Lions/Getty Images

Courtmacsherry RNLI Lusitania Centenary Committee is appealing for artefacts, stories and memorabilia to be part of an exhibition to commemorate the c(...)

Attending the Small Boats Festival in Co Wexford (back row, from left): Orla Woods, Fáilte Ireland; Minister Fergus O’Dowd; John Belger (UK); Josie Mahon, Inland Fisheries Ireland. Front row: winning team of M Rayner, S Shults and N Murphy

For the third successive year, the boat Screaming Reels from Rosie’s SAC in Cork has won the Rosslare Small Boats Festival with 27 species, beating 25(...)

Simon Coveney: has yet to approve proposal

The Ombudsman has initiated a preliminary examination of a claim that the Department of the Marine withheld scientific information from the European C(...)

Addressing a conference on wildlife crime in Co Meath today, Minister of State for Natural Resources Fergus O’Dowd  said officers from Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) “were taking the fight to the poachers” in an effort to protect Ireland’s image as a “clean, green, environmentally friendly” country.

Night vision scopes, thermal imaging equipment, covert cameras; it’s not the sort of gadgetry normally associated with a fisheries officer.However, ac(...)

Ned Clinton holding a magnificent Sheelin trout of 4.3kg (9.5lb) caught by Michael Clancy, London, on a red tailed Green Peter last Sunday.

WHILE investigating illegal netting near Saleens, Co Waterford, last Sunday week, Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) staff, with assistance from gardaí, c(...)

Scientists have unravelled the eventful family tree of a remarkable County Kerry resident right back to the Ice Age. This is the fish episode of the ‘(...)

Simon Coveney: being urged to “investigate the Marine Institute’s scientific expertise”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Marine Institute says it stands over the work of its scientists, following renewed criticism by Inland Fisheries Ireland and several environmental(...)

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