Lorraine O’Donnell, IFI, reports on the Mary Robinson Perpetual Trophy fished at Loch an Dochais…

IFI were delighted to be part of the Mary Robinson Perpetual Trophy at Loch an Dochais at Boora Discovery Park, Co Offaly last Sunday 26th May 2019.

Loch an Dochais

This All Ireland Angling competition has been running for many years now by Kilcormac Development Association partnering with Bord na Mona and Inland Fisheries Ireland.

Special thanks has to go to Orla Maher and her dad James Maher who is the Munster Youth Officer from TAFI who provided expert assistance on the day.

Loch an Dochais

First prize which was handcrafted from bog oak by Don O’Boyle  was won by Paddy O Dwyer from Tipperary.

IFI are seeking to promote the health and wellbeing benefits associated with recreational fishing and have plans to partner with a number of different organisations this summer.