It is high time there was more provision and resources for women sea anglers, and the Connaught Council of the Irish Federation of Sea Anglers is stepping up to the mark. Its hope is to encourage female Connacht sea-anglers to compete for their province at the All-Ireland Ladies Inter-provincial Shore Angling Championships by providing support and guidance for female sea-anglers in the west.

As captain for the Ladies Connacht Shore-Angling Team, Fiona McDonagh would love the opportunity to bring a full team to the All-Ireland. It does not matter what stage you are at or how experienced you are, it is just about being part of the team and competing…..

Mayo Advertiser. 21/12/12 Read the article ‘Wanted – female sea-anglers of Connacht’