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Charter boat anglers at Union Hall get their skates on

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

From Left; "True Light" skipper Gerard O'Malley, Bob Gawn, Isle of Wight and Phil Skinner, Dublin.

Sean wins Helm Skate Festival with record-breaking fish

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Family fun and big game fishing off Clare coast

Thursday, July 20th, 2017


More skate for charter boat anglers out of Union Hall

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Visiting UK angler Dave Bennett, who caught this fine skate that won him the 2016 Westport Skate Festival. Photo credit: John O'Connor

Dave skates home in Westport to take top prize

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

95lb Blue for Dean

95lb Blue to blow the clouds away for Carrigaholt angler

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

199lb skate

Skate to 199lb for anglers out of Unionhall

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Rough seas but good fishing in the estuaries for Clare charterboats

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Very good fishing for Courtmacsherry anglers

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

4.6m sixgill shark

Shark week off Clare coast, blues, porbeagles, tope and sixgills

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Blue shark

German anglers enjoys the shark fishing from Valentia

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Ray to 18lb were landed

32 species at Martin O’Brien Festival in Cork Harbour

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

lovely ling!

Good pollack and ling amongst catches off Skelligs

Monday, July 25th, 2016


Skate, sharks and more for Union Hall anglers

Monday, July 25th, 2016

700lb shark

Sixgill Shark of about 700lb for Co. Clare charter boat

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

A Carlsberg’s day in West Cork where blues and skate to 196lbs made the day special

Thursday, July 14th, 2016


Good charter boat fishing continues in Kerry

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Union Hall skate for Sid

Fun, sharks and skates on superb Union Hall angling trip

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Gary Blake with skate weighing 196lb

196lb Skate for the West Cork anglers

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Pollack - always a popular target species

Austrian sea angling club has great fishing at Valentia

Monday, June 20th, 2016