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Angling Notes: Inland Fisheries Ireland launches new recruitment drive

A recruitment expostulate to enrol 40 anniversary fisheries officers opposite 6 stream dish districts was launched recently by Inland Fisheries Ireland. The positions are accessible on a six-month basement with contracts commencing late Apr and training will be supposing to all new recruits.

Roisin Bradley, conduct of HR, said: “These roles offer an glorious event to spend summer outdoor assisting to strengthen and raise Ireland’s rivers, lakes and coastline. We are looking for people opposite a nation who suffer operative outdoors, who are ardent about safeguarding a fisheries apparatus and who have glorious interpersonal skills.”

Locations will be formed in a following districts: Eastern: Kilcoole, Dundalk, Drogheda and CityWest. South Eastern: Carrick-on-Suir, Enniscorthy and New Ross. South Western: Farnanes, Kenmare, Killorglin and Bantry.

Shannon: Listowel, Limerick, Birr and Sheelin. Western: Galway City, Ballinakill, Ballina, Bangor Erris and Sligo. North Western: Cavan Town, Letterkenny, Glenties, Ballyshannon and Gweedore.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday, 8th of Feb 2019. To find out some-more about a roles and how to apply, see

Ireland Angling Show

Excitement is building for this year’s Ireland Angling Show, scheduled for 16th/17th Feb in Swords Expo Centre, with lots of bookings entrance in from home and abroad. The uncover is a good weekend for all a family with something for everyone.

All ages and abilities are catered for and highlights embody casting pool demonstrations, captivate demo tank, vessel displays and entertainment talks, while exhibiting companies cover all areas of angling.

New for 2019 is a Family Zone hosted by internal fisheries that will embody a fishing simulator giveaway for kids to knowledge a disturb of a large catch. Watch out also for an increasing participation of sea kayaks and boats to fit all budgets.

With copiousness of visitors approaching over a dual days, a uncover is an ideal venue for companies to do business, retail, accommodate business and showcase new products and innovations.

Grace McDermott of Mara Media, said: “We were gratified with a response from exhibitors for a 2018 uncover and design a lot some-more bookings in a entrance weeks.”

Date for a diary: National Show Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin, Feb 16th/17th. Opening times: Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 10am-5pm. Tickets accessible during For some-more information, hit Grace on 00353 (0)74 954 8936 or

Snippets of sea angling

Recently we perceived a duplicate of a initial printed text of a Irish Federation of Sea Anglers. Starting this week, we embody excerpts from a text which, we am sure, will make for some engaging reading to a many thousands of Irish anglers concerned in sea angling.

The initial assembly of member from sea angling clubs in Ireland was hold in a Central Hotel, Dublin, on Sunday, 29th November, 1953, to plead a) a arrangement of an Irish Federation of Sea Anglers, b) to cruise a breeze of a due structure to oversee a federation, and c) to arrange for a initial ubiquitous meeting. Representatives from 6 clubs were present.

The initial annual ubiquitous assembly was hold on Apr 24th 1954, during a Lios Mara Hotel, Dun Laoghaire where a arrangement of a association was confirmed, officers inaugurated and a structure review and amended.

Officers inaugurated were: Chairman, Capt. J. Saul; Vice-Chairman, Capt. M. Dalton; Hon. Secretary, Capt. C. O’Toole; Asst. Hon Secretary, J. Coulter; Hon. Treasurer, P. Rigney. Clubs benefaction were: Bangor SAC; Belfast Waltonians; Dun Laoghaire; Knights of a Silver Hook; Belfast SAC and Shannon Airport Society.

The text was printed in 1957 and cost one shilling. More subsequent week. /

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