Inland Fisheries Ireland confirm fish kill on River Tolka

Thursday, 20th September 2018: Inland Fisheries Ireland received a report of a fish kill on the River Tolka in the Tolka Valley Park area on Tuesday afternoon (18th September, 2018). Inland Fisheries Ireland personnel immediately attended the scene to commence an investigation.

A significant source of polluting material has been identified and samples have been taken for analysis. Dead fish have been recorded over approximately a 5km stretch of river. Inland Fisheries Ireland understands that relevant parties are undertaking appropriate remedial action. The investigation is continuing at this time.

Inland Fisheries Ireland’s Confidential Hotline is available to the public to report illegal fishing, water pollution of invasive species.

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