The Division has overall policy responsibility for the conservation, protection, management, regulation and development of the inland fisheries resource. The Division is charged with delivering an effective legislative and regulatory framework and value for money management of the inland fisheries sector. It also has responsibility for the corporate governance of Inland Fisheries Ireland and the Loughs Agency.
Bodies under the aegis of the Department
Inland Fisheries Ireland
Inland Fisheries Ireland is responsible for the conservation, protection, management, marketing, development and improvement of the inland fisheries resource including sea angling in Ireland. Click here for further information
The Loughs Agency was established under the British Irish Agreement Act 1999 as a North South body, under the co-sponsorship of the Department aiming to provide effective conservation, management, promotion and development of the fisheries and marine resources of the Foyle and Carlingford Areas. It is also responsible for the development and licensing of aquaculture as well as the development of marine tourism. Click here for further information
Inland Fisheries Division
Earls Vale Road
Tel: + 353 1 6782000