The discovery of the shark nursery was made last July by the Marine Institute’s remotely-operated vehicle Holland 1 deployed from the ILV Granuaile. Photograph: Marine Institute/Geological Survey of Ireland

A team of marine scientists have discovered a very rare shark nursery 200 miles west of Ireland while investigating Ireland’s deep-ocean territory. Th(...)

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(...)

Happy German anglers on Killala Bay

THE universally popular Bridie Fleming has retired after 45 years working in the angling/business development division at Inland Fisheries Ireland. Th(...)

Dawid Dawido with a fine Cong River trout of 57cm, or approx. 5lbs, caught on dry fly

Gaelic football was never more exciting as in Burkes of Clonbur last weekend as Galway took on their arch-rivals Mayo for a place in the Connacht fina(...)

Julie Gerry (second left), winner of the Knockaderry competition in Kilmeaden, Co Waterford, with (from left): David Tantrum, John Flynn and Michael Drinan

FORMER world cup winner Julie Gerry lived up to her reputation as one of the finest fly fishers in Ireland with a comprehensive win at last weekend’s (...)