Fishing Holidays, Barrow River, Co Carlow

The River Barrow is a favourite for coarse fishing with fishermen from near and far trying their luck. For the fly-fishing enthusiast and game angler, brown trout and salmon are also caught on the river but licenses are required. For sea anglers, sea fishing boats can be hired at Fethard-on-Sea or Kilmore Quay, both about an hour’s drive from Lorum.

Inchbeg Fishing School
Tuition in wet and dry fishing on private waters on the River Nore.
An additional three-quarter mile private stretch is available for experienced fishermen.

Inchbeg Fishing School,
Co Kilkenny
tel: +353 (0)56 8832576

Castlecomer Lakes
Two lakes may now be fished within Castlecomer Demesne in County Kilkenny. Fishing platforms along the west side of each lake allow prime access to the water and both lakes have been stocked with rainbow trout. The upper lake may be used for bait fishing and the lower lake for fly fishing.

Castlecomer Lakes,
Estate Yard,
County Kilkenny
tel: +353 (0)56 4440707

Fishing Tackle and Permits

Mr. A. McCullagh, Market Square, Bagenalstown
tel: + 353 (0)59 9721381

Mr. Liam O’ Connor, O’ Connor’s Newsagents, The Square, Tullow
tel: +353 (0)59 9151337

Murph’s Fishing, Tullow Street, Carlow
tel: +353 (0)59 9132839

The Barrow Valley
A great website with lots of information about the River Barrow Valley in South East Ireland, including fishing & angling