A West Cork lake is to earn green credentials following a ban on petrol and diesel engine fishing boats in a bid to reduce anglers’ carbon footprints.
There are 32 locations in Kerry without sewerage treatment plants, writes Anne Lucey.
I take exception to the headline ‘Fishy facts in Fermoy weir story’ (Letters, October 22), penned by Dr Ciaran Byrne, chief executive of Inland Fisheries Ireland.
Anglers and conservationists throughout Cork, Tipperary, and Waterford were joined by watersports clubs at the weekend to protest the damage to a salmon weir and the risks to migratory fish on the famed Blackwater River.
Scores of farmed salmon have been caught in five renowned rivers despite producers not reporting any escapes, fisheries chiefs have revealed.
Planning Minister Simon Coveney is being urged to reverse a decision to grant a licence to a biotechnology company to mechanically harvest 1,860 acres of native seaweed forest in Bantry Bay, writes Claire O'Sullivan.
Planning Minister Simon Coveney is being urged to reverse a decision to grant a licence to a biotechnology company to mechanically harvest 1,860 acres of native seaweed forest in Bantry Bay.
Irish Water has said it is liaising with the OPW and its consultants about concerns that a €8m flood prevention scheme might not work properly if there is no division between storm water and sewage drainage.
The State agency with responsibility for the fishing industry has spent over €216,000 on an application for a proposed salmon farm off the coast of Co Mayo.
A townland in Kerry where 14 families have been marooned six times in the past two years will not be designated an area of fur-ther assessment under the new flood-risk survey by the OPW.
More than €2.3m in damage was caused to roads and bridges in Cork county alone following last month’s storm. Some roads remain closed.
Works beside a Co Cork shopping centre have been stopped after concerns were expressed it could increase the flooding risk for other parts of the area.
A father of four caught with three sea bass — one more than was allowed — while fishing on Derrynane Bay, is to have his fishing rod and gear confiscated.
Residents of a Co Cork village hit by a severe flood are hoping engineers will, finally, move speedily to protect homes and businesses from any repeat.
Almost a quarter of a million euro is being allocated to support Inland Fisheries Development.
A pig farmer, who built a “monster” piggery without planning permission, has been given three months to work out a plan to prevent the development from becoming an environmental disaster.
Irish Water has been fined €500 and ordered to pay €5,300 in costs after being convicted of causing pollution to a river in Co Monaghan.
An extensive fish rescue operation following the partial collapse of an historic weir at Ballincollig Regional Park has resulted in up to 10,000 fish being saved.
There is growing concern over the lack of a timeframe for carrying out remedial work around Lanesborough where 25m Asian clams have been found.
Inland Fisheries Ireland yesterday approved €230,000 for a number of projects aimed at enhancing some of the country’s top salmon habitats.
A full-scale war under way between the Department of Agriculture and the Inland Fisheries Ireland is likely to determine the fate of Europe’s biggest fish farm planned for Galway Bay.
A Limerick woman last night told of her nightmare ordeal at being trapped in her car as it was swept off a road and down into a field by an avalanche of slurry from a roadside farm.
A global anti-fish farming activist on a tour of the west coast has called for details of chemical anti-parasite treatments used in Irish waters to be made available.
A Cork GAA club has been ordered to remove a new rock embankment or face the possibility of High Court action by the local authority.
A GAA club in Co Cork has been told to halt construction of a rock wall which could put neighbouring residential and retail properties at increased risk of flooding.
Ecologists say it could take at least three years before salmon and trout stocks return to an East Cork river after thousands of fish were killed last weekend.
Dairygold has admitted it may be responsible for a pollution incident that led to the death of hundreds, if not thousands of fish, on an East Cork river.
Anglers have expressed fears a river’s salmon and trout stocks will be wiped out by pollution which they claim is possibly emanating from a waste treatment plant and a speciality cheese factory.
FISHERY Board officials from Inland Fisheries in are investigating a major fish kill at the Kilcurry River in Co Louth.
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