Lyreen Angling Centre
Rivers Lyreen and Rye. At less than half an hour drive from Dunblin you can be fishing for coarse or game fish on 3 lakes and stretches of the rivers Lyreen and Rye. There are good sized wild brown trout, 20lb plus rainbows, common and koi carp, perch, roach, tench, rudd. Contact Lyreen Angling Centre, Old Dunboyne Road, Maynooth, Co Kildare. Call +353 (0)87 210 1698 +353 (0)87 610 3804. Google Map Reference 53.381790, -6.593284
The Kildare Hotel, Straffan, offers fishing for salmon andd brown trout to 2lbs on the river Liffey near Newbridge. If you've guzzled a Guinness, try fishing the water where the fish wee! Contact Kildare Hotel and Country Club, Co Kildare, Ireland. Call +353 (0)1 6017200. Google Map 53.312570, -6.608224
Monasterevin and District Anglers Association
Have the fishing rights to 3 rivers the Barrow, Figile (Black) and the Slate plus the Grand Canal. Fishing on the Barrow, a mixed course and trout water, is from the Footstick Bridge to and including the Sally Island on both banks. From the Sally Island to Dunraily Bridge on the left bank. Fly, minnow, spinning and bait is allowed. There is a pike of 33lb recorded plus many fish in the 20lb plus class. As to trout there are some fine fish on record. Generally speaking the trout are in the faster sections of river while the coarse fish including roach, bream and perch are in the slow deep sections.
Holds pike, rudd, roach, perch and bream with a few very large trout. The Slate is mostly pike and perch with a few trout. Google Map Reference 53.179114, -7.079381
Permits from; Finlays Tackle Shop, (Beside Shell Petrol Station), Association St. Evins Pk., Monasterevin, Co. Kildare, Tel: +353 (0)45 525331. Google Map Reference 53.140113, -7.066943