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AGM on Sat 4th Dec 2021 at 3pm November 14, 2021
The ILFA Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 4th December 2021 at 3pm via Zoom.  Notice of the meeting has been sent to all memb... [MORE]

Novice Training Day on 7th Nov 2021 October 30, 2021
A training event for novices will take place at the Laois Angling Centre, Clonoghill, Coolrain, Co Laois on Sunday 7th November 2021, arrival at 9:3... [MORE]

Carrigavantry Social Day Outing on 18th Sept 2021 ***CANCELLED*** September 07, 2021
***   Due to circumstances beyond our control the Social Outing planned for Carrigavantry in Waterford on 18th September 2021 is CANCELLED... [MORE]

ILFA Outing on Lough Lene September 03, 2021
LOUGH LENE OUTING ON SAT 11TH SEPTEMBER 2021 A day of fishing for fun took place on Lough Lene, Collinstown, Co Westmeath on Sat 11th September 202... [MORE]

ILFA WhatsApp Group September 01, 2021
If you're a member of ILFA you can join our WhatsApp group for up-to-date information and chat from fellow members.  To join the group send an ... [MORE]

Discount for ILFA Members August 01, 2021
Rory's Fishing Tackle, 17a Temple Bar, Dublin 2 will give 10% discount to all members of the Irish Ladies Fly Fishing Association.  Please... [MORE]

Report on Training Day 11th July 2021 July 12, 2021
ILFA held a Training Day in Laois Angling Centre on Sunday 11th July 2021 to help improve fishing and boating skills of our members.  10 member... [MORE]

Covid-19 Restrictions on Events 2021 July 03, 2021
The ILFA is not planning to organise any trials or major competitions this year in line with Covid Regulations.  We will take this opportunity ... [MORE]

Ann Geary, RIP September 24, 2020
The Irish Ladies Flyfishing Association are saddened to hear about the recent passing of their founder Ann Geary. It was 30 years ago this month ... [MORE]

Bonus Ball Mount Falcon Raffle September 02, 2020
The ILFA is raffling a superb prize. The winning number will be the bonus ball from the UK Lotto once all 59 tickets are paid for. This doesn't incl... [MORE]

lst Trial at Straid - cancelled due to Coronavirus threat March 21, 2020
In light of the continuing situation and uncertainty surrounding the Coronovirus, the Committee has regrettably decided to cancel the first trial at... [MORE]

Update re COVID 19 and ILFA events March 20, 2020
Due to the continuing situation with COVID 19, the Committee has decided there will be no trials until after May 2020 at the earliest. As you are al... [MORE]

Coronavirus March 08, 2020
The ILFA Committee would like to reassure all members that we are monitoring the situation and will be following any guidelines and advice issued fr... [MORE]

Galway Fly Fair - 9th and 10th of November November 09, 2019
Please call in and visit our stand at the Galway Fly Fair on 9th and 10th November at the Galway Bay Hotel - this is the best UK and Ireland event f... [MORE]

Scarva Game Fair May 2018 May 27, 2018
Thank you so much to everyone who visited our stand this weekend at Scarva Game Fair. Lovely to meet so many supportive visitors and anglers. And ... [MORE]

Lady Angler Of The Year April 07, 2018
Irish Ladies Fly Fishing Team awards Lady Angler of the year 2017 was a hard-fought season of trials which were held in the following venues Lough ... [MORE]

North West Angling Fair in Strabane April 07, 2018
What another great show for the . To all who came to the stand to support the Irish Ladies we thank you so very much. We really appreciate it. And ... [MORE]

2017 Ladies Fly Fishing Championships - Lough Melvin June 15, 2017
Irish Ladies team among the medals in Fly-Fishing International Championships The Ireland team and officials, pictured after the side retained t... [MORE]

3rd Trial - 12.6.16 = Carrigavantry, near Waterford June 12, 2016
Our 3rd trial was held on Sunday 12th June at Carrigavantry Reservoir, near Tramore, Co Waterford. This is a beautiful lake full of la... [MORE]

lst Trial of 2016 - Loughmacrory April 03, 2016
The first trial of 2016 will be held on Loughmacrory, Co Tyrone on Sunday 3rd April at ll am.  More details to follow shortly http://www.lough... [MORE]

And The Winner Is? November 08, 2015
The Winners of our Raffle drawn on 8th November were drawn at the Galway Fly Fair and are Lawrence Gibb, Boat  Pat O'Shaunessy, Golf Roger... [MORE]

Ladies win Gold on Caragh Lake June 13, 2013
The Irish Ladies Fly Fishing Association competed in the Ladies Fly fishing International against England, Scotland and Wales in Caragh Lough in Ker... [MORE]

Lough Corrib Trial - 18 May 2013 May 18, 2013
 Irish Ladies Fly Fishing Association Second Trial on Lough Corrib. The Irish Ladies Fly Fishing Association (ILFA) had their second Trial of ... [MORE]

2013 Fundraiser on Caragh Lake March 31, 2013
We would like to thank everyone who came along and supported them on Sunday 31st March at Caragh Lake, Co Kerry and to Mike O'Shea for his invaluabl... [MORE]

2013 lst Trial on Caragh Lake, Co Kerry March 30, 2013
Eight women fished the lst trial of 2013 on Caragh Lake, near Glenbeigh, Co Kerry  on Saturday 30th March.  It was a cold bright Easter Sa... [MORE]

Straid Fishery - 4th Trial 2012 October 06, 2012
Ten women fished the 4th and final trial of the year at Straid Fishery, near Ballyclare, Co Antrim.  We had an excellent day out wit... [MORE]

Caragh Lake - 3rd Trial of 2012 September 01, 2012
 Our 3rd Trial was held on Caragh Lake on lst September – a beautiful venue in Co Kerry – full of wild brownies, seatrout an... [MORE]

3rd Trial on Lough Caragh, Co Kerry September 22, 2011
7 women enjoyed a lovely day's fishing on Lough Caragh - a beautiful wild brown trout and sea trout venue between Killorglin and Waterville in C... [MORE]

2nd Trial on Lake OFlynn, Co Roscommon July 16, 2011
7 women enjoyed a lovely day's fishing on Lake O'Flynn - some travelling long distances from Counties Cork, Antrim, Kildare and Clare.(Satnavs do have... [MORE]

Results of 2011 Ladies International May 26, 2011
  Many congratulations to England who won the recent International Match on Bewl Water in Kent on 26th May.   See link below f... [MORE]

lst 2011 Trial on Lough Lene, Co Westmeath April 30, 2011
    8 ladies enjoyed a great day out on Lough Lene, near Castlepollard in Co Westmeath on Saturday 30th April.  ... [MORE]

Outing/4th Trial on Eskragh Lough October 23, 2010
  The final trial of the year was held on Eskragh Lough in Co Tyrone on Saturday 23rd October.  The weather held fine (despite... [MORE]

Outing/3rd Trial on Eskragh Lough July 25, 2010
The third trial for the 2010 season was held on Eskragh Lough near Dungannon on Sunday 25th July 2010. With many of the women having over 1... [MORE]

Fundraising Raffle Results July 24, 2010
Many thanks to everyone who bought tickets at Swords Angling Show and other venues.  The raffle has now been drawn.  The winners ar... [MORE]

2010 International Competition in Wales June 18, 2010
The International match was held recently at Llandegfedd in Wales.   The fishing was hard and the weather hot and sunny with little win... [MORE]

Lough Owel Social Outing Saturday 29th May May 29, 2010
A social day out was held on 29th May on Lough Owel.   This was open to members, non members, their friends, husbands and partners. Many... [MORE]

Outing/2nd Trial on Lough Melvin April 17, 2010
  Women from all over Ireland made their way to Breffni Pier on the south western shore of Lough Melvin last Saturday 17th April.... [MORE]

Outing/lst Trial at Lough Lene April 01, 2010
8 ladies enjoyed a lovely day out on Lough Lene in Co Westmeath.  Very appropriately the most successful fly was a damsel!  Many thanks ... [MORE]

2009 Ladies International Competition January 12, 2010
IRISH LADIES β€œNET” GOLD   The Irish Ladies Fly Fishing Association recently hosted this years Ladies Home International F... [MORE]

News 2007 to 2008 January 10, 2010
19th December The membership sub remains at €45 and is now due. The team to represent Ireland in Wales 2010 is as follows Julie Gerry - Capta... [MORE]

News 2006 January 09, 2010
12th December 2006 Special mention for the "Womens Fly Fishing Gathering" at Pontoonbridge Hotel, Foxford Co Mayo; June 7th to the 10th 20... [MORE]

News 2005 January 08, 2010
15th December 2005 Happy Christmas and all the joy of the season to all our members and "Team 2006" please remmember to make contact with the Commit... [MORE]

News 2001 - 2004 January 07, 2010
The Angler of the year is Ann Kerrin (Fermanagh) and she has accepted Captaincy for 2005. Moira Cosgrove (Clare) is announced President of the Ladi... [MORE]