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Convictions, fines and boat forfeiture for illegal fishing in Dundalk

Two men in Dundalk have been convicted of illegally killing pike and have been ordered to pay fines following prosecutions taken by Inland Fisheries...

Increase in illegal fishing activity recorded during Covid-19

Over 33,000 patrols undertaken by Inland Fisheries Ireland officers in 2020, as illegal fishing activity rose during Covid-19 last year Patrol drones and surveillance equipment...
Inland Fisheries Ireland staff member John O’Connor in Kerry seizing an illegal fishing net from the River Feale in 2020.

13kms of illegal nets seized last year

Inland Fisheries Ireland, the state agency responsible for the protection and conservation of freshwater fish and habitats, has revealed that over 13 kilometres of...