Fisheries Officers wanted to protect and develop fisheries resource in Tipperary

. Inland Fisheries Ireland has launched a recruitment campaign for seasonal fisheries officers in Tipperary and nationwide. The positions will see the successful applicants support the development and maintenance of Ireland’s fisheries resource during the summer period. There are numerous roles available across six operational districts. The roles are available on a six month basis […]

Open call for women in Tipperary to try fishing

Inland Fisheries Ireland will be running a number of events to give women in Tipperary and nationwide the opportunity to try fishing in 2020. Well renowned angler and one of the world’s leading fly casting instructors, Glenda Powell has partnered with Inland Fisheries Ireland to teach the participants around various venues in Ireland from April […]

Give your views and help more people in Tipperary discover fishing

Inland Fisheries Ireland is keen to encourage more people in Tipperary to discover and enjoy fishing. As a result, the organisation is looking to gather the views of the public in Tipperary and across the country around fishing via an online survey. The findings of the survey will help inform a Novice Angler Strategy which […]

301 Illegal Fishing Nets Confiscated

Inland Fisheries Ireland announced that it seized 647 items of illegal fishing equipment and 301 illegal fishing nets measuring 14,055 metres (8.6 miles) in 2017. The agency’s Fisheries Protection statistics for 2017 also reveal that it carried out 26,726 environmental inspections and 35,630 inspections of recreational anglers last year, putting 187,426 person hours into protecting […]

Angling development projects in Tipperary awarded funding from Inland Fisheries Ireland

Two angling development projects in Tipperary have been awarded funding to improve angling access in the area. The projects are some of 50 angling development projects across the country which will receive support from Inland Fisheries Ireland to the value of €500,000 in total as part of its Capital Works Fund. The projects, which focus […]

Inland Fisheries Ireland awarded funding for project at Newcastle, Tipperary

Investment in rural angling communities crucial to sector which attracts 273,000 domestic anglers and 163,000 overseas visitors who fished in 2015    Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has secured funding of €12,000 to carry out restoration works along a tributary of the River Suir at Newcastle, Co. Tipperary in partnership with Newcastle Pastoral Centre, Newcastle Tidy Towns […]

Severe penalties for illegal perch fishing on Lough Derg

Inland Fisheries Ireland successfully prosecuted two individuals at Killaloe District Court recently where fines of €500 each were imposed for taking more than the legal amount of coarse fish on Lough Derg.  The two brothers, Roman and Vytas Maslauskas, originally from Lithuania but living in Ireland for the last 8 years, were also disqualified from holding […]

Salmon and Sea Trout Angling – New River Suir Bye-law

Recreational angling on the River Suir is set for a change as a Bye-law sought and now welcomed by a majority of anglers has been signed into law. As and from April 12th, 2013, when fishing for salmon and sea trout (over 40cm) on the River Suir, it is prohibited to use worms, prawn, shrimp […]

Prendergast urges public to engage in plan to tap trillion-euro marine market

Prendergast urges public to engage in plan to tap trillion-euro marine market Ireland South MEP Phil Prendergast is urging the public to engage in a new consultation process on how to tap the trillion-euro marine market. “The seas around Ireland are quite simply an untapped national wealth. Official figures show other countries make far more […]

Pike Tagging Competition in Ballina/Killaloe

Sponsored by Clare Tipp Properties, Ballina/Killaloe – ‘Working for You’ Ballina/Killaloe Anglers in association with The Shannon Region Fisheries Board are holding an open Pike Tagging competition on Wednesday 17th June 2009 from 11am to 5pm. “Match” starts at Killaloe bridge, opposite Flanagan’s Restaurant and Molly’s Pub. All boats start together at 11am sharp. Entry […]