Public Consultation on Inland Fisheries Legislation

The Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Fergus O’Dowd, T.D. invites members of the public and interested parties to send written submissions for consideration by the Department in preparing a new Inland Fisheries Act. The new Act will consolidate, update and amend existing legislation which governs the conservation, protection, management and development of the inland fisheries and sea angling resources.

Submissions may be sent by email to or by post to:

Mr John Donohoe
Inland Fisheries Division
Department of Communication, Energy and Natural Resources
Elm House
Earls Vale Road

The closing date for receipt of submissions is 5.30pm on 28th June 2013. All submissions received will be published on the Department’s website following the conclusion of the consultation period.

Downloads and further information

Further details and links to existing inland fisheries legislation are available at

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