Tight lines as 90 fish caught in Wexford Harbour

By David Tucker

Published 22/09/2015 | 00:00

Winners and competitors at the Wexford Garda Shore Fishing Championships presentation of prizes in The Farmers Kitchen.
Winners and competitors at the Wexford Garda Shore Fishing Championships presentation of prizes in The Farmers Kitchen.

Wexford Garda Sea Angling Club hosted the national Coiste Siamsa Garda Championships in Wexford Harbour on Saturday, September 12. Anglers from all parts of the country enjoyed good fishing conditions and caught a total of over 90 fish during the four-hour competition.

At the presentation of prizes in the Farmer's Kitchen Hotel, Wexford Garda Sea Angling Club Chairman, Inspector Pat McDonald welcomed those who had travelled to support the competition and thanked Coiste Siamsa and St Paul's Garda Credit Union for their generous sponsorship of the event. He congratulated the winners and welcomed Chief Superintendent John Roche who presented the winners with their prizes.

Winners: 1st Mick Hyland; 2nd Gerry Brown; 3rd Tom Cantwell; 4th Dave Flynn; 5th Pat McDonald; 6th Mick Quinn; 7th Gary Rayner; 8th Tom Cummins; 9th Tony Flynn; 10th Frank Cullinane; 11th Rob Shirley; 12th Ken Piper. Visitors: 1st Derek McDonald; 2nd John Coady Jr; 3rd Jane Cantwell; 4th Kieran Cullinane; 5th Brian Cantwell. Longest fish: Mick Quinn.

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