Inland Fisheries Ireland Staff Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Friday, 10th of February 2017: Pictured ahead of International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11th of February 2017) are women working within Inland Fisheries Ireland who work across science projects as part of their job remit.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science is a UN initiative which aims to help achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls. Staff working in Inland Fisheries Ireland carry out scientific fisheries research, monitoring and investigations which aim to manage, improve and protect the inland fisheries resource.
To find out more about Inland Fisheries Ireland, visit www.fisheriesireland.ie . For more information on International Day of Women and Girls in Science, visit http://www.un.org/en/events/women-and-girls-in-science-day/ .
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About Inland Fisheries Ireland
Inland Fisheries Ireland is a statutory body operating under the aegis of the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) and was established under the Fisheries Act on 1st July 2010. Its principal function is the protection and conservation of the inland fisheries resource. Inland Fisheries Ireland promotes, supports, facilitates and advises the Minister on the conservation, protection, management, development and improvement of inland fisheries, including sea angling. Inland Fisheries Ireland also develops policy and national strategies relating to inland fisheries and sea angling and advises the Minister on same.