How we help angling continue to be recognised as a valuable national asset, by promoting it as a leisure pursuit and developing its potential for tourism.
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Supporting anglers and the angling sector
Our angling staff are involved in the following activities:
Providing advice, assistance and material with regard to the Irish angling product to both national and overseas tour operators and agents
Optimising coverage of the Irish angling product with local, national and international media
Liaising with Fáilte Ireland, Regional Tourism Organisations, market groups and travel companies to devise coordinated marketing strategies for the promotion of the angling product
Compiling and maintaining an up-to-date database of angling information
Assisting at national angling events and providing educational materials, lectures and courses on the value of the angling resource, conservation, species diversity and angling methods and techniques
Surveying fisheries to identify optimum angling locations and facilities