Thursday, 26th April 2018
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Community-based angling conservation projects Sean Kyne TD, Minister with responsibility for the Inland Fisheries Sector today welcomed the award of funding, to the value of €2.2m, by Inland Fisheries Ireland to 115 angling development and conservation initiatives as part of its National Strategy for Angling Development, Salmon Conservation Fund and Midlands Fisheries Fund.

Two projects in Waterford have been awarded funding.

- Knockaderry Reservoir, Kilmeaden, Co Waterford - Replacement of angling boats - Waterford City and County Trout Anglers Association (?9,850)

- River Blackwater, Salterbridge, Cappoquin, Co Waterford - Repair and improve access to stream deflector - Cappoquin Salmon and Trout Anglers Association (?27,236).

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