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Kyne announces new angling bye-laws for Galway and Mayo

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Minister Sean Kyne, who has responsibility for the inland fisheries sector, has signed off three new angling bye-laws which affect the Corrib catchment in Counties Galway and Mayo.

Tight lines — good news for anglers as 18 Galway projects get funding boost

Sean Kyne TD, Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries Sector, has this week announced that 18 angling development projects in the Galway region have been awarded funding of some €275,000 by Inland Fisheries Ireland to improve angling access in the area. The Minister made the announcement while visiting ongoing river enhancement projects on the Grange River, a major tributary of the Clare River that runs through counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. The works have been made possible by a unique collaboration between Inland Fisheries Ireland, the Office of Public Works (OPW), Cairde na Chláir and the Clydagh Foundation.

Sunday lunch at the Arches Hotel

Who among us has not sat in traffic in Claregalway at least once? Like most small towns it has a good takeaway and a cosy cafe, but it is the Arches Hotel that is many of the locals' preferred escape from the traffic in this bustling little spot. Owned and operated by the Dunleavy family, The Arches is a three star hotel located in the heart of the village, just across the Clare River from the historic Claregalway Abbey.

Conviction for fish kill in Glenamaddy highlights consequences of pollution

A landowner has been convicted of a breach to the Water Pollution Act in Glenamaddy, Co Galway which resulted in a fish kill. At a sitting of Tuam District Court, Michael Conneally of Boyounagh, Glenamaddy pleaded guilty to permitting silage effluent to enter the Yellow River, a tributary of the Clare River, on June 15 2016.

Major fish kill on spawning tributary of Clare River

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Inland Fisheries Ireland is currently investigating a major fish killing on the Yellow River, a tributary of the Sinking River near Dunmore, Co Galway, which flows into the Clare River. The stream in question is an important spawning and nursery habitat for young trout and salmon.

Hundreds of kayakers to gather in Castlebar for intervarsities hosted by GMIT Mayo

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Hundreds of kayakers from Ireland’s third level colleges are to gather in Mayo from today, Friday February 5, to Sunday February 7 for the 2016 Kayaking Intervarsities, hosted by students and staff on the outdoor education degree programme at GMIT Mayo. More than 500 competitors from 16 colleges will compete in the Kayaking Intervarsities which is one of the largest participation events in third level sport in Ireland. Competitive events will be held in the Castlebar Swimming Pool, Lough Lannagh (Bridge Street at St Gerald's), the Clydagh River, and some events will also take place on the Clare River in Tuam.

Get the party started at Claregalway Hotel

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Ahhh Claregalway! Who among us has not sat in traffic there at least once? Like most small towns it has a good takeaway and a cosy cafe, but it is Tì Cusacks Bar and Restaurant in The Claregalway Hotel that is my preferred escape from the traffic in this bustling little spot. The hotel is located in the heart of the picturesque village and just across the Clare River from the historic Claregalway Abbey.

Claregalway flood relief gets go ahead from OPW

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Flood relief and prevention works, due to take place in Claregalway, will be able to proceed following the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform signing off on the environmental review for the Clare River Flood Relief Scheme.

Kyne welcomes progress on environmental review clearing way for Claregalway Flood Relief Works

Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South Seán Kyne has welcomed confirmation from the Office of Public Works’ Minister, Simon Harris that the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform will this month sign off on the environmental review which has delayed works on the Claregalway Flood Relief Scheme. 

 

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