New guidelines for anglers come into effect today

Anglers may now fish at a location within 5km of their home under updated guidelines from Inland Fisheries Ireland which come into effect today (Wednesday)

Inland Fisheries Ireland issue updated guidelines which it said reflect the latest Government and NPHET advice.

IFI owned/managed state fisheries are open with the exception of the Galway and Moy fisheries.

ESB fisheries are now also open.

The status of private and club run fisheries is a matter for the fishery manager/committee.

Inland Fisheries Irelands will continue to monitor the situation and make further updates as appropriate in line the Governments Roadmap for reopening society and business.

Updated guidelines where travel to fish is permitted

* Assumed to be individuals from different households.