Wednesday, 19 May 2021
Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
61. To ask the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of salmon drift netting licences that were not bought out under the compulsory buy out scheme introduced in 2007; the details of same by county in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26851/21]
I am advised by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) of the following information regarding fishing licences in Co Westmeath.
Table1. Number of salmon angling licences 2019-21 issued to anglers resident in Co Westmeath.
|2021||18 (to date)||8||10||0|
Table 2. Number of licences sold by Distributors in Co. Westmeath 2019-21
|YEAR||Sold by Distributors in Co. Westmeath|
|2021||Data available when returns made by Distributors in September each year|
Table 3. Number of Commercial Trout Licences (L. Ree) issued to residents in Co Westmeath 2019-21
|YEAR||Co Westmeath||Total licenses all Counties|