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From left to right: Insp Marty Mullan, PSNI Strabane, Lionel Knobbs, Loughs Agency area inspector, Sgt James McLaughlin, PSNI Strabane, John McCartney, Director of Conservation and Protection, Loughs Agency and Garda Supt Martin Walker at Clady Bridge on the border between Co  Tyrone and Co Donegal on Tuesday. Photograph: PSNI

In the village of Clady, an old stone bridge connects Co Tyrone to Co Donegal. The border is somewhere beneath, in the shifting waters of the River Fi(...)

A map indicating the potential impact of Brexit on Irish fisheries. EEZ areas are exclusive economic zones  Image: Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation

British environment secretary Michael Gove has said the UK government is “committed to protecting our strong, historic ties with Ireland” , in spite o(...)

Environmentalist and broadcaster  Dick Warner   at home in Gilltown Donadea, Co Kildare. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to the environmentalist and award winning broadcaster Dick Warner who died yesterday. Mr Warner was per(...)

Cheltenham festival:  Ireland relies heavily on Britain to buy its horses, Seanad committee hears. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The Irish horse racing industry cannot adapt its product to suit new markets and British racecourses such as Cheltenham and Aintree cannot be replicat(...)

The fact  the British government and various EU institutions have acknowledged their responsibility to protect the Belfast Agreement in the Brexit talks is welcome, but it is now time to focus on how that can best be done

We need to renegotiate some aspects of the Belfast Agreement, and we need to do it this summer. At an event for global public policy staff at Twitter’(...)

Fishing boats are seen in Cobh harbour in Co Cork. Fishermen’s representatives have called for a review of EU fishing rules. Photograph: Getty

Ireland’s fishing industry has breathed a sigh of relief, after Minister for Marine Michael Creed and his negotiating team in Brussels secured an over(...)

Helen Pierce of Killarney Pilgrimage Trust accepting cheque for €700 from Michael Hegarty

A new Capital Works Fund of €500,000 has been established by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) for groups and clubs seeking to improve access and infrast(...)

Padraig Fahy with a 2.5kg sea trout on Lough Inagh

The Loughs Agency, with responsibility for the Carlingford and Lough Foyle area, has witnessed a big rise in pollution this year with 150 incidents re(...)

Ireland’s gold medalist youth fly angling team at Lough Lein, Killarney.

The Telephone and Raymond Variant fly patterns proved the winning combination in last Sunday’s Partry Angling Club Pairs competition for Peter Roache (...)

Bert Williams with new British record cod

Bert Williams from Prenton, Wirral, in Liverpool, is celebrating after landing the biggest cod ever caught by a British angler, according to a report(...)

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