Author: Derry O Donnell

New research shows near extinction of angel shark in Irish waters

New research shows near extinction of angel shark in Irish waters

New research published by Inland Fisheries Ireland has revealed how angel shark stocks have declined alarmingly in Irish waters. The study published in ‘Endangered Species Research’, includes long-term angling data which shows how stocks of this ‘Critically Endangered’ species crashed in the…

Olympic medallist Annalise Murphy takes to the water with teammate Katie Tingle in 49erFX

Olympic Sailing Hopefuls Take to the Water in Weymouth, May 13-19 Olympic medallist Annalise Murphy takes to the water with teammate Katie Tingle in 49erFX Eight of Ireland’s top sailors compete for European honours All the senior Irish Sailing 49er and 49erFX class…

Irish Sailing Youth National Championships 25-28 April, Crosshaven, Co Cork – Ireland’s biggest youth regatta

Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, 8 April 2018: Harry Pritchard of the Royal Cork Yacht Club competing in the Optimist class at the Volvo Youth Sailing National Championships 2018 on Dublin Bay. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport/Irish Sailing

More than 150 young sailors with hopes of Olympic glory will get the chance to take the first steps towards fulfilling their dreams at the Irish Sailing Youth National Championships at the Royal Cork Yacht Club, Crosshaven, later this month.  …

Salmon and sea trout anglers reminded to submit 2018 logbook and gills

Salmon and sea trout anglers reminded to submit 2018 logbook and gills

  Inland Fisheries Ireland is reminding all salmon and sea trout anglers of the importance of returning their 2018 angling logbook and unused gill tags.   These returns provide vital information and facilitate informed decision making on Ireland’s wild Atlantic Salmon and Sea…

New research indicates pike fish species in Irish waters have changed their diet

Pike species in Irish waters may have changed their diet preferences according to a new report launched today by Inland Fisheries Ireland.  The report, entitled ‘Pike (Esox Lucius) in Ireland. Developing knowledge and tools to support policy and management’ looks at new research…

Sea Sessions, The Biggest Beach Party Weekend Of The Year, Announces Barefoot Beach Sports, Clean Coasts Surf Competition & The #2minutestreetclean BMX And Skate Jam

SEA SESSIONS 2018 THE BIGGEST BEACH PARTY WEEKEND OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCES BAREFOOT BEACH SPORTS, CLEAN COASTS SURF COMPETITION & THE #2MINUTESTREETCLEAN BMX AND SKATE JAM

Sea Sessions headliners Dizzee Rascal, Walking On Cars and Rudimental will be joined at the biggest beach party weekend of the year by some of the best competitors on the international surf circuit, BMXers and Beach sports fanatics this June! Adding to an already stellar line-up of music acts, Sea Sessions has…