Ken Whelan

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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(...)

Dick Warner: the environmentalist and broadcaster at home in Co Kildare in 1995. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Richard (Dick) Warner Born: July 19th, 1946 Died: June 16th, 2017 The broadcaster Derek Mooney remembers spending hours in Donadea Forest Park, in Co(...)

Harry O’Toole, Jnr, after a fine day’s fishing on  Lough Corrib with his father

The Minister for the Marine, Michael Creed, has received a report from the independent Aquaculture Licensing Review Group which examines the process o(...)

Bandon scouts  at the fishing forum on River Blackwater

Bandon scouts in Co Cork attended a fishing tuition day at the River Blackwater organised by the local angling club and supported by Inland Fisheries (...)

Niall Greene of Salmon Watch Ireland: there is general consensus that the impact of those factors over which man has some direct influence should be addressed with “some urgency”. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Ten years after Ireland banned driftnetting for salmon at sea, the controversial measure has proved to be a failure. The Atlantic wild salmon is in a(...)

Aquaculture Review Group, from left, Lorcán Ó Cinnéide. Mary Moylan, Minister Creed and Ken Whelan

A suite of regulations and bye-laws that will govern the wild salmon and sea trout fisheries from Sunday, January 1st, 2017, has been approved by the (...)

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(...)

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(...)

Russell Owen, Caersws, Wales, with Sheelin trout

Funding of €536,886 to develop key angling projects in rural areas has been secured by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI). The investment will see the dev(...)

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