Gus O’Reilly (aged 6), from Navan, Co Meath, with Dr Paddy Gargan and Dr Cathal Gallagher of Inland Fisheries Ireland, at the launch of new National Salmon Scale Project.  Photograph: Andres Poveda

The Minister of State with responsibility for inland fisheries, Seán Canney, is seeking assistance from anglers to become citizen scientists for the N(...)

Contestant Paul Murphy garnered praise for speaking frankly about burnout

The latest series of RTÉ’s Operation Transformation drew to a close with this year’s team leaders discovering they had collectively lost nearly 10½ st(...)

Work is being undertaken on the river Erriff (IFI’s National Salmonid Index Catchment) as part of the Smoltrack project

A new study shows how salmon survival leaving freshwater is an important factor in declining European salmon populations, according to early results f(...)

Spawning salmon. Photograph: Getty

Temperatures in Irish lakes and rivers during last summer’s heatwave reached lethal levels for fish species, notably salmon and trout, according to In(...)

River mapping: an Atlantic salmon parr

When Siobhán Atkinson gets into the river Dinin in Co Kilkenny in her waders, she’s on the hunt for wild salmon – the king of fish and a prized specim(...)

Dr Ciarán Byrne, chief executive of Inland Fisheries Ireland  with Dr Cathal Gallagher, head of research and development, at the Inland Fisheries Ireland at the launch of a report on pike. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A study of the fearsome, predatory pike – cherished by coarse fisherman; dreaded by brown trout anglers – has revealed a dramatic change in the balanc(...)

David Brady and Cian Feeney from Maynooth University winners of the first Irish Student Sixes Tournament at The Heath GC last week.

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD last week announced that golf will benefit from Sport Ireland funding of €758,000 in 2018 (...)

Inland Fisheries staff members Jimmy King, Paul McLoone, Cathal Gallagher, Alan Culla and Dr James Barry.

Ireland’s rivers are too fragmented due to human activity, according to Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) at the launch of a new European project that ai(...)

Cork Constitution’s Jason Higgins and Danny Riordan of Old Belvedre in action during their Ulster Bank League Division 1A match at Anglesea Road, Dublin. Photograph: Inpho

Munster Academy starlet Shane Daly crossed for one try and set up another as Cork Constitution continued their impressive form with a 24-17 win over C(...)

Louise James attends a ceremony at Buncrana front shore on Sunday night with Francis Crawford and baby Rioghnoch who survived incident in which five of her relatives died after their vehicle went into  Lough Swilly. Photograph: Trevor McBride.

More than 1,000 gathered at the scene of last Sunday’s drowning in Buncrana in Co Donegal last night to honour the dead and those who tried desperate(...)

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