IFI and the ESB are working together to make fishing more accessible to anglers in Ireland. The wide range of permits to fish in ESB waters can now be purchased online at


Fisheries include:

In addition, permits for the Castleconnell Salmon Fishery on the River Shannon will be available shortly

Boating permits

The ESB allows boating by licence on Pollaphuca, Inniscarra and Assaroe. Anglers, and other boaters, sailors and kayakers, can now purchase this licence online.