The Passing of a Patriot

  Very sad news that TK Whitaker, a great friend of angling has died in Dublin yesterday. He caught his first salmon below Carrick bridge on the Glen river in 1964 – photo below, and here is his wonderful account of how he saw our river and village life in which we were blessed to grow …

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Facebook posting defamed NARGC Director

Irish Times 18th June 2016 http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/facebook-award-is-a-wake-up-call-for-online-users-1.2689600 Facebook award is ‘a wake-up call for online users’ Rights groups react as court orders Irish man to pay €75,000 over defamatory post Marie O’Halloran Desmond Crofton, who won his civil action in relation to a Facebook comment. An award of €75,000 in damages to a man following a …

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FISSTA Support Plan to save the Cork Gearagh

Great article by Clare O’ Sullivan in the Examiner and well done to Declan O’ Mahony and colleagues on a great press release. Plan to save ancient Cork river forest flooded 60 years ago for dams The ESB, Cork County Council, Inland Fisheries Ireland, and the National Parks and Wildlife Service, have been meeting to …

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