It won’t be long now until the Irish Spring Angling Fair on the 30th of April and 1st of May.

The organisers promise that it’s going to be a fantastic weekend for all anglers, and they are looking forward to welcoming you all to the show.

With  demos, instruction, workshops and more on fly casting, coarse tactics, fly tying sea angling as well as plenty of shopping to be done there really will be something for all anglers – Sea, Salmon, Trout, Pike and Coarse.

20 well known names from the angling world will be there for the weekend including Scott McKenzie, Henry Gilbey, Steffan Jones, Cathal Hughes, Cormac Walsh, Peter Driver, Glenda Powell, Daire Whelan and more.

And that’s not to mention the long list of fly tiers! The Irish Spring Angling Fair will have a dedicated fly tiers area at the show, featuring 17 pro tiers from Ireland and abroad.  And it’s not just for the past masters, there will be a designated have a go area where beginners and kids can try their hand at tying a fly.

There will be plenty angling activities for kids to see and do at the Fair too.  The organisers are very keen to promote angling to young people.  There will be a designated area on the bait lake for free kids fishing tuition during the day, free fly tying lessons and more.

On top of all this will be casting competition, raffles and all the usual fun and frolics of a good spring fair.

Visit to see the full list of exhibitors, demonstrations, fly tiers, daily time table and to book your online tickets today.


The Irish Spring Fair will be held at Ardaire Springs Angling Centre near Mooncoin, co. Kilkenny. See the location map for details on how to get there.


Arrangements have been made to ensure there will be ample car parking for the weekend.  See the Onsite Parking page for more information.