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.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018
Crabs, the armoured personnel carriers of the creepy-crawly world, fascinate children, writes Richard Collins.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
With licences being secured and sought to mechanically harvest seaweed in Bantry Bay and parts of the west coast residents fear the damage may be irreparable, writes Louise Roseingrave.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
The other day I found myself looking into the eyes of a large, beautiful and rather unusual fish, writes Dick Warner.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
THE invasive Asian clam has just been discovered in Lough Derg where it is likely to have serious impact on the biology of the lake, an expert has warned.
Thu, 27 Jan, 2011
ANGLERS are being asked to take part in a project which aims to piece together the life story of the fascinating sea trout, a fish about which not that much is known.
Mon, 27 Sep, 2010
A new State agency comes into being today with the amalgamation of seven regional fisheries boards and the Central Fisheries Board.
Thu, 01 Jul, 2010
I WAS disappointed to read your editorial entitled ‘Fishery reopened — A disgraceful concession’ (May 26).
Sat, 29 May, 2010
BALES of barley are being placed in the Lough in Cork to protect the quality of its water this summer.
Wed, 12 May, 2010
ANGLERS and conservationists are mounting strong opposition to moves to change a law that has imposed a complete ban on commercial fishing for sea bass over the past 20 years.
Mon, 05 Apr, 2010
NEW laws should help curb the rapid spread of non-native invasive plants and animals around Ireland – something that is causing growing anxiety among people responsible for protecting waterways, nature and the environment in general.
Mon, 21 Dec, 2009
FEW people forget the primal thrill of landing their first fish.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2009
An angler has caught the largest salmon for almost 20 years on a river almost decimated by falling stocks.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2009
A routine river survey took an unexpected twist today after scientists pulled a 10ft monster python from the water in Co Wexford.
Tue, 15 Sep, 2009
Current CEO of the Central Fisheries Board Dr Ciaran Byrne has been named as the head of the new amalgated national inland fisheries authority.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2009
A RAFT of plants are to be banned from sale in garden centres later this year as the Department of the Environment moves to curb the damage inflicted on Irish wildlife by the importation of non-native species.
Mon, 06 Jul, 2009
The EU tonight rubbished reports it intends reeling in recreational fishing by imposing quotas on all sea anglers in a bid to protect endangered species.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2009
A SPECIALLY designed weed-cutting machine, which has been introduced to Lough Corrib to tackle an invasive plant, may yet be seen in other parts of the country.
EEL stocks in Ireland and Europe are now so depleted as to be under threat, and radical action is needed to ensure the survival of the species.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2009
Donal Hickey hears ambitious plan has its detractors.
Mon, 15 Dec, 2008
Donal Hickey says deaths are baffling scientists
Mon, 22 Sep, 2008
ANGLERS are seeking a ban on fishing in a river where thousands of fish died after a landslide two weeks ago.
Fri, 05 Sep, 2008
A STUDY is being carried out to establish the case of declining salmon stocks in the Shannon river.
Tue, 05 Aug, 2008
Ireland’s world famous trout and salmon rivers could be devastated by climate change, experts warned today.
Sun, 10 Feb, 2008
THESE DAYS the rabbits seen from our first floor windows hop about in a field of head-high buttercups. Every evening, about eight o’clock, a fox passes at the top of the field.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2007
CONCERNS voiced by anglers and conservationists about pondweed — both the Canadian and African varieties — in some of our most famous lakes highlight the impact of many invasive, alien species in Ireland.
Mon, 26 Feb, 2007
ANGLERS, boatmen and rowing clubs are becoming increasingly concerned about the rapid growth of Canadian pondweed in Killarney’s lakes.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2007
RESTRICTIONS are being introduced among salmon and sea trout fishermen in the Waterford area in a desperate bid to preserve stocks.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2006
FORESTRY and sheep farming are likely to come under closer scrutiny as the EPA detects a worrying trend of decline in the number and percentage of river stations achieving the highest biological water quality.
Thu, 30 Mar, 2006
I READ a report (Irish Examiner, April 14) that Aidan Barry, chief executive of the South-Western Regional Fisheries Board, is effectively accusing RTÉ of broadcasting misinformation.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2005
I REFER to the report by Anne Lucey headlined: ‘Board calls for unity of salmon interests.’ (Irish Examiner, February 10).
Mon, 21 Feb, 2005
Tue, 24 Aug, 2004
THE Taoiseach yesterday defended his single greatest sartorial crime — the decision to wear those yellow trousers at the G8 summit.
Wed, 16 Jun, 2004
A group of fishermen is threatening to take the Government to court over plans to cut the number of people allowed to fish for salmon in the country’s waters.
Mon, 02 Jun, 2003
THE number of missing persons missions undertaken by Navy divers last year increased by 150%, the latest annual figures reveal.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2003
The country’s fisheries agency is warning that our waterways are facing devastating pollution from intensive farming and sewage treatment systems.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2002
Up to 70 jobs are to be created in the north-east with the news the Central Fisheries Board will move there.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2002
The Central Fisheries Board has confirmed that it has recommended to anglers that all inland and sea angling be abandoned because of the foot and mouth epidemic.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2001
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