Offaly Farmers Asked To Remain Vigilant For Water Pollution

Inland Fisheries Ireland has issued an appeal to farmers in Offaly to remain vigilant during the summer months when harvesting silage and spreading slurry to avoid water pollution and the loss of nutrients to water. There were 31 separate fish kills across the country last year, with eight of those directly attributable to agricultural activities. […]

Follow Ireland’s Juvenile Salmon Numbers Through New Online Tool

Inland Fisheries Ireland has launched the SMOLTRACK project in Ireland which gives the public the opportunity to follow the numbers of juvenile salmon making their journey down the River Erriff – the National Salmonid Index Catchment (NSIC). The project is running in five other locations in Europe and will help determine the survival of young […]

Inland Fisheries Ireland signs up to save energy with SEAI

Inland Fisheries Ireland has officially signed up to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) Partnership Programme which helps integrate energy management into public sector organisations. As an environmental agency, Inland Fisheries Ireland is committed to improving energy efficiency for the benefit of the environment and the organisation and this partnership will provide a strong […]

Inland Fisheries Ireland Sponsorship Fund 2017 Open For Applications

Inland Fisheries Ireland has launched its Sponsorship Fund for 2017 which will support angling events and initiatives across the country. The fund supported 44 events to the tune of €30,000 in 2016 with a particular focus on initiatives which help grow Ireland’s angling tourism product and support novice anglers. Angling in Ireland is currently worth […]

Fish in Distress Alert

Inland Fisheries Ireland are seeking the help of anglers and the general public to report any sightings of distressed fish due to high water temperatures or  low water levels. Inland Fisheries Ireland would also request that anglers voluntarily cease using keep nets during this period, so as not to cause unintentional distress to fish kept […]

Devastating impact on Wild Salmon populations from Sea Lice

Inland Fisheries Ireland has collaborated in an international study to examine the impact of sea lice on the marine survival of Atlantic salmon. In a newly published report, results reveal that that on average 39% of salmon mortalities were attributable to sea lice which impacts wild salmon numbers and therefore wild salmon fisheries. In previously […]