Entries by Brian Reidy

Updated 2019 IFSA fixtures

IFSA FIXTURES 2019 CIPS Congress May 2nd to 4th Kazakhstan All-Ireland Youths Boat May 11th Munster All-Ireland Open Boat May 18th to 19th Connaught Home Nations Boat June 12th to 16th England European Float Championships June 17th to 22nd Italy Home Nations Shore July 5th and 6th Tralee All-Ireland Open Shore July 13th Leinster Master […]

2019 Silver, World Team Ireland, Manager interview

The interview with John O’Brien will be broadcast on this week’s programme starting tonight at 6.30 pm. on CRY104FM  www.cry104fm.com onlineand other station listed here and in Podcasts also listed. https://www.mixcloud.com/CRY104FM/this-island-nation-4th-march-2019/ Regards, Tom MacSweeney, Marine Journalist, Deputy Editor, Marine Times/ Presenter THIS ISLAND NATION Radio programme/Columnist Evening Echo/Afloat.

ACI funding update

The Angling Council of Ireland (ACI) is the registered National Governing Body with the Irish Sports Council and recognised as the umbrella body representing several different branches of angling in Ireland, including Sea Angling, via the IFSA. The ACI has received a 50% increase in funding for 2019 and significant funding under the dormant account fund […]

2019 World Shore Games, South Africa

The 2019 World Shore Games takes place in South Africa this month. The world Shore championships are being held on the west coast in Langebann from 10th to 14th of February for both senior men and ladies. Both teams are currently out there preparing for the championships. The ladies team are Lisa Gormley, Janet Snoddy, […]

The 2nd World Championship Shore Angling Masters

The 2nd World Championship Shore Angling Masters took place in Albufeira Portugal. This Championships is in its second year and Team Ireland is attended as they did last year. Managed by Joe Byrne the team members are Michael Quinn Warren Doyle Sean Murray Connie O Sullivan Shay O Neil A requirement of attending the masters […]

Under 16s receive Silver medal at the world championships

This October the Under 16s achieved great results at the World shore angling championships in Portugal. They worked hard over the five days and it paid off with a Silver medal, Evan Ryan, Darragh Byrne, Ben Barron, Finian McCarthy, Eoin Foley and Finn Healy made up the team with managers Brain Cooke and Joe Byrne. […]

Interprovinicals and Home nations team fish off 2018

As the IFSA Interprovincials approached in February, everyone was a little nervous of the weather forecast of a spell of freezing weather over the duration of the competition. The weather for the first competition was not too bad . The ladies and juniors fished Waterfoot, the weather held out but the weed in some places […]

Calling all Junior Anglers!

Great prizes to be won – the Fish & Film competition is to encourage young people to spread the word about fishing. Junior fishing clubs, youth clubs, projects and centres are invited to apply to the competition by taking film footage of their fishing adventures and promoting it online. http://www.fisheriesireland.ie/Angling/fishandfilm.html

Home Nations fish off ’17

Results of the Home Nations fish offs/interprovicials (Shore) held in Antrim hosted by Ulster Provincial Council over the  17/18/19th of February 2017. Congratulations to all who qualified to represent the Irish team this summer. Ladies Interprovincial-Homenations Team Fish Offs 2016v3-1 Mens Final Mens Interprovincial-Homenations Team Fish Offs 2016v2 (1) U16 Interprovincial-Homenations Team Fish Offs 2016v2 […]