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Jimmy Tyrrell’s Irish Fly Craft

Jimmy Tyrrell’s Irish Fly Craft

Jimmy Tyrrell on his beloved River Goul

Jimmy Tyrrell, the well-known fly tyer based outside Abbeyleix in Laois, joins us on this week’s Ireland on the Fly.

Jimmy talks about his fly fishing and fly tying journey from tying flies he could fish with on his local rivers to supplying shops and customers as far afield as Australia. 

And for those of you who want to know the perfect way to mix your dubbing, it involves a Chinese takeaway carton and an air canister so listen out for Jimmy’s fly tying tips and for more from Jimmy, check out his website at:

Plus, Tom has an update on the opening few days on Corrib and explains how he’s hoping to someday target ferox trout on the fly.

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Ireland on the Fly Early Season Buzzer Tactics Masterclass

If you’re interested in learning more about early season buzzer tactics, then Ireland on the Fly's very first Masterclass webinar might just be for you.

International angler and Lough Corrib expert, Mike Keady, will be joining Daire & Tom at 8pm on Thursday March 14th for a one hour masterclass presentation on how to improve your catch rate with an emphasis on flies, tactics and set-up.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to put questions to Mike during the live webinar, plus you’ll also get access to the recording of the session and a copy of Mike’s notes.

Tickets cost just €10 and you must register and pay in advance by going to:

If you’ve any questions you can also send an email to or visit for all the details.