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Councillor Eugene McCormack has welcomed the commitment by council management to implement the report in relation to the control of weed growth on Lough Lannagh and Billberry Lough. The commitment came following a motion tabled by Cllr McCormack at last Thursday’s Castlebar Town Council meeting requesting that the report be implemented.
Three people were before court on Tuesday to face prosecutions by Inland Fisheries Ireland. The three, John Ferguson jnr, 14 St Muredach’s Terrace, Ballina; Declan Hopkins jnr, 12 Mount Assumpta Place, Ballina; and Margaret Hopkins, 12 Mount Assumpta Place, Ballina denied the charges brought against them.
The elected members of Ballina Town Council this week were given presentations from representatives of both Inland Fisheries Ireland and the Federation of Irish Salmon and Sea Trout Anglers (FISSTA) on the potential harm that large scale salmon farming could do to the Moy if such a project went ahead in the future.
Following on from the success that Mayo County Council has had in promoting the county as a walking destination since the appointment of a full time walking officer, a number of councillors are requesting that the council look at a similar appointment to promote fishing in the county on a pilot basis.
African Pond Weed has “taken hold in the Corrib” with “serious implications” for wildlife, fishing, and boating in the lough, and funds are needed to tackle the problem.