Tag Archives: Lyreen

Peter Dowling 

​IFD: Peter Dowling has been around the Irish carping scene since a young age. At fifteen he set two lake records and went on to win the Abbey anglers, carp angler of the year.  Here we catch up with Peter … Continue reading

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Gerry Heapes

Gerry Heapes has had a huge hand to play in Irish carping. Gerry started off fishing in the UK before moving to Ireland where he continued his carping and helped set up some of Ireland’s top fisheries. He now runs … Continue reading

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First carp session of the year by Dan O’Kelly

Well after what can only be described as a disastrous winter pike campaign which left a really sour taste in my mouth. Not only for the continuous and unrelenting strong winds but also having to watch the IFI yet again … Continue reading

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Darran Whelan

Darran Whelan is the man behind Lyreen fishery in Maynooth co. Dublin. When not busy with the day to day running of the lake, Darran likes nothing more than to be wetting a line himself. Lyreen is home to the … Continue reading

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Andy Doyle and Ireland’s first forty

Andy Doyle made the carp fishing history books in Ireland when he got the very first forty pound carp in Ireland. A dedicated carper, with the large majority of Lyreen fish under his belt he still enjoys time at Lyreen … Continue reading

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