Introductory course aims to attract more girls into taking up fishing

Introductory course aims to attract more girls into taking up fishing, Belfast Telegraph

An initiative has been launched to encourage girls and young women throughout Northern Ireland to take up the sport of angling. Ballyclare's Straid Fishery and...
The Fish site - Fish Farm Photo

Ireland Suffers its Largest Salmon Farm Escape – The Fish Site

IRELAND - Minister Simon Coveney has confirmed 230,000 salmon are missing after storms significantly damaged Murphy's salmon farm in Gearhries, Bantry Bay, on 1...
New curbs on sea bass angling

New curbs on sea bass angling, Gorey Guardian

Sea bass anglers will only be able to fish on a catch and release basis once new regulations come into force. Fishing for sea...

Nature table: STICKLEBACKS – Irish Examiner

There are two species of stickleback found in fresh water in Ireland - the three-spined stickleback and the nine-spined sickleback. The three-spined is much...
Irish Water granted permission for Vartry reservoir upgrade

Irish Water granted permission for Vartry reservoir upgrade, Irish Times

An Bord Pleanála has upheld a decision to grant planning permission for an upgrade of one of Dublin’s key water supplies, the Vartry reservoir...
‘Fred Buller, following his world-wide travels recording catches of monster pike, is convinced that the catch of the Lough Derg monster is authentic.’ Above, file image of a pike. Photograph: Getty Images

The catching of a monster pike – Irish Times

Frank McNally recently told us the story of the River Finn monster, an enthralling tale of a northern denizen of the deep that bears...

Watch as three men are rescued at sea after they were found floating on...

Three men were rescued at sea after they went fishing on a boat they made from a wooden pallet. The trio, in their 20s, were...
Home News Armagh Three new jobs as Council set to receive €1.3m rivers investment

Three new jobs as Council set to receive €1.3m rivers investment, Armagh I

Three new jobs will be created as Council look set to receive a cash injection of more than €1.3 million as part of a five...
Giant rat-like creatures invading Irish rivers

Giant rat-like creatures invading Irish rivers, Irish Independent

Giant rat-like creatures called coypu are spreading in the wilds here, having been first introduced to Ireland as pets. Native to South America, the...

Environmental Award for EU-funded project on Lower Shannon – Afloat.ie

The MulkearLIFE project in the Lower River Shannon Catchment is the recipient of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management's (CIWEM) Irish Environment...