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Peter O’Reilly, doyen of Irish fly fishing who popularised the sport in a series of bestselling books – obituary

Peter O’Reilly, who has died aged 78, was the doyen of Irish fly-fishing, credited with popularising and illuminating the sport in his native country in a series of bestselling books. O’Reilly, a game angling officer with Ireland’s Central Fisheries Board, was already a respected contributor to Trout Salmon magazine when, in the 1980s, he was approached by Merlin Unwin, the …

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