Meath manager Andy McEntee and Dublin manager Jim Gavin shake hands at the final whistle of the Leinster Football Championship final in Croke Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Once upon a time Hill 16 inhabitants would be crammed in, bracing themselves for the Meath invasion. Those days are distant memories now and the GAA i(...)

Carlow’s Darragh Foley comes under pressure from  Conor McGill of Meath during the Leinster SFC quarter-final at O’Moore Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Meath 2-18 Carlow 0-9 Two quick-fire goals in the second quarter ended any slim hopes Carlow had of upsetting the odds in the Leinster SFC quarter fi(...)

Michael McCann, from Derry, lands the first salmon of the 2019 season on the river Lackagh in Co Donegal

Congratulations to Michael McCann of Templeard, Derry, for catching and releasing the first salmon of the 2019 season in the Garden Pool on the Lackag(...)

Irish seabass: new EU rules  catch-and-release only for 2018

Following successful negotiations by the Minister for Marine, Mr Michael Creed, at the recent fisheries council meeting in Brussels, the European Unio(...)

New Irish record smooth hound of 11.27kg for Dean Quigley from Kilmore, Co Wexford

The Irish Specimen Fish Committee (ISFC) has published its annual report for 2016 and copies are now available online and in print from Inland Fisheri(...)

Lough Sheelin Trout Protection Association incoming officers, from left: treasurer Eamonn Ross, chairman Kenneth O’Keefe and secretary Thomas Lynch

The recent annual general meeting of Lough Sheelin Trout Protection Association (LSTPA) in Crover House Hotel was well attended, with close to 100 mem(...)

Anglers from both sides of the Border converged in Enniskillen on Saturday to highlight their fears for the future of endanger(...)

Eoin McManus from Ballyshannon with the first salmon of 2014, caught on the River Drowes in Co Leitrim, last Tuesday. The fish weighed 3.6kg (8lb) and fell to a size-7 brown Rapala lure

The first salmon of 2014 was caught on Tuesday January 7th at 2.30pm on the River Drowes by Ballyshannon angler Eoin McManus while fishing the pool be(...)

Eoin McManus with the first salmon caught in 2014, weighing 3.6kg.

The first salmon of 2014 was caught today at 2.30pm on the River Drowes by Ballyshannon angler Eoin McManus while fishing the pool below Lennox Bridge(...)

Salmon fishing at Islandbridge. The event wasn’t possible yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

The inclement weather hit the opening day of the salmon season yesterday.“Most anglers went home early,” according to the river Drowes fisheries manag(...)