For the latest episode of Ireland on the Fly, Tom and Daire are continuing their fly fishing book club and this time they’re joined by Dan O’Donovan, the author of Salmon of the River Lee as well as a monograph on Sidney Spencer.

Dan O’Donovan & the Salmon of the River Lee

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Dan’s book on the Lee is a fascinating social and cultural insight into the communities around Cork’s famous river and they delve into the heyday of the Lee before its damming in 1957 and the effects that has had on the fishing, the people and the subsequent decline in fish numbers as well.

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