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John Walkin, the angling enthusiast who is credited with helping Ballina achieve its 'Salmon Capital of Ireland' title, has been named Mayo Person of the Year 2014.
The commencement of dredging work in the Castlebar town river created a new spectator sport for locals this week as people stopped to stare at a number of diggers clambering up and down the main channels.
Recently three fish kills occurred across the region, which are an indication of the current sensitivity of fish due to the low water levels and elevated water temperatures which make fish very vulnerable to any discharges to watercourses or siltation arising from riverside works. The North Western Regional Fisheries Board is therefore appealing for vigilance from the public in relation to fish kills.
The CEO of the North Western Regional Fisheries Board, Vincent Roche, is to step down from his post at the end of April after 25 years in charge of the region’s inland fisheries.
Ballina Town Council has been awarded the Chambers Ireland national award for excellence in local government in economic development.
A bye-law which defers the opening of the salmon angling season at Pontoon Bridge until June 1 has been renewed by the Minister for State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Sean Power TD.
A threat to the future of the North Western Regional Fisheries Board situated in Ballina has been highlighted by CEO of the board Vincent Roache.
The threat to the future of the North Western Regional Fisheries Board is real and one which should be campaigned vigourously against. Politicians in Mayo, especially those with influence at a national level, must step up to the plate now before decisions are made to scrap the Ballina office.
Ballina is to be retained as the headquarters of the North Western Regional Fisheries Board it was announced this week.
Mayo County Council were convicted and fined at Castlebar District Court this week after summonses were issued by another government body against them. Under the Fisheries Act, the North Western Regional Fisheries Board brought proceedings against the council after deleterious waste matter was permitted to fall into the Castlebar River in January of this year. Mayo County Council pleaded guilty to the summons for the offence on January 24 of this year.