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Final Talk – Mr. Eamon Cusack – Tue 26 February @ 8pm

Following a wonderful talk by Colette O’ Flynn on Tuesday night last, MulkearLIFE / Inland Fisheries Ireland are delighted to announce details of the final illustrated talk taking place as part of the February 2013 series of talks.

On Tuesday next, 26th February Mr. Eamon Cusack will give a talk entitled "Building Partnerships for Sustainable Fisheries on the Lower Shannon". Mr. Cusack is extremely well known in the fisheries world. He is the former CEO of the Shannon Regional Fisheries Board with over 35 years experience in inland fisheries management.


Eamon Cusack, with the late Éamon de Buitléar at MulkearLIFE launch, May 2010

During his time with the Shannon Regional Fisheries Board Mr. Cusack encountered many of the challenges facing fisheries management. He has hands-on experience of policy development, strategic management, change management, enforcement, development and rehabilitation. He was a Ministerial appointee to the Central Fisheries Board (2000 to 2010) where he had oversight and input to national fisheries policy. Since leaving the service in 2010, he has been actively involved in stakeholder engagement and management, fisheries development and protection. His talk will focus on Mr. Cusack’s recent work to bring together anglers and the ESB to provide to build effective and durable partnerships for sustainable fisheries. His talk should be of particular interest to local anglers and anyone with a general interest in conservation management and planning.


Building fisheries partnerships on the Shannon (Image: Ruairí Ó Conchúir)

The talk form part of MulkearLIFE’s Environmental Education Programme, an outreach programme in local schools and the local community in the Mulkear catchment. The talks focus on the extraordinarily rich natural heritage of Ireland and in particular the Lower Shannon Special Area of Conservation.

The venue for all talks is the Inland Fisheries Ireland office, Ashbourne Business Park, Dock Road, Limerick*. There is plenty of free parking at the front of the building at night. Talks will commence at 8.00pm sharp and there is free admission to all talks.


Building fisheries partnerships on the Shannon (Image: Ruairí Ó Conchúir)

Admission to all talks is free of charge and all are welcome. Further information regarding any of the talks may be obtained from the project info@mulkearlife.com or from MulkearLIFE, Inland Fisheries Ireland (Limerick) on telephone number 061 300 238 / 087 062 5582

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Mulkear LIFE, Inland Fisheries Ireland, Ashbourne Business Park, Dock Road, Limerick, Ireland
Phone: +353 (0)61 300 238   Email: limerick@fisheriesireland.ie