Angling support

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

Angling in hot weather

Angling queries

How we assist anglers both at home and overseas who are interested in fishing in Ireland by answering questions, making recommendations, helping with itineraries and more.
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Promotional Literature

We have different types of brochures to provide different types of information for anglers.
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sustainable angling

Web and social media

How our websites play an important role in communicating with our clients.
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Castleconnell Fishery

State Fisheries

Inland Fisheries Ireland owns a wide variety of fisheries in locations all across Ireland. State fisheries are made available for licence to all angling clubs every year.
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IFI Sponsorship Programme

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) may, at its discretion and depending on the availability of resources, provide support to groups, associations, clubs or other appropriate bodies to assist with events which meet the aims of the IFI Sponsorship Programme.
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Sea angling

Media visits

How we work with angling journalists across radio, print, TV and web.
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