Anglers may fish in locations with 5km of home

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Funding announced for Tipperary fish conservation on the River Suir in Cahir

As and from today, May 6 anglers may fish in a location less than or equal to 5km from home

Inland Fisheries Ireland has updated its advice regarding angling to reflect the latest Government and NPHET advice.

As and from today, May 6 anglers may fish in a location less than or equal to 5km from home
Further guidance is available at https://www.fisheriesireland. ie/Notices/covid-19-statement. html

Open Fisheries

IFI owned/managed state fisheries are open with the exception of the Galway and Moy fisheries.

ESB fisheries are now also open.

The status of private and club run fisheries is a matter for the fishery manager/committee.

Information regarding the purchase of permits and  salmon licences is available online at www.fishinginireland.info  .

Inland Fisheries Ireland will continue to monitor the situation and make further updates as appropriate in line the Governments Roadmap for reopening society and business.