Trout Anglers Federation Chairman calls for negotiations to resolve Gweebara dispute

Charles Kennedy with Deputy Pearse Doherty
Charles Kennedy with Deputy Pearse Doherty

The Chairperson of the Trout Anglers' Federation of Ireland says the ongoing dispute over fishing rights on the Gweebarra should never have been allowed to fester as long as it has.

Yesterday, anglers held another protest on the river, catching and releasing a number of salmon.

There were observers there from Inland Fisheries Ireland and the gardai, but unlike the previous Sunday, they did not intervene.

TFAI Chair and former Rosses Anglers Club Secretary Charles Kennedy says yesterday's event was passed off without incident.................