Shore fishing has become very popular in the area due to the large variety of fish being caught - conger eels, brown dogfish, spotted dogfish, cod, pollock, ray, skate, ling, and other varieties. For those interested in sea angling boats are available for daily hire.

The lake and river fishing enthusiasts there are two of the best fishing lakes in Ireland for brown and rainbow trout as well as coarse fish and there are six rivers which are noted for salmon and sea trout fishing. Licences for fishing can be obtained in the local fish-tackle shops.