25th August
POST BREXIT: implications for Ireland's fishing industry

“This is not going to be business as usual; there will be extremely complex and difficult negotiations,” remarked Sean O’Donoghue, Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation, speaking at a hastily convened breakfast briefing before BI [ ... ]

POST BREXIT: implications for Ireland's fishing industry
BIM Young Fishmonger 2017 short list is announced
BIM Young Fishmonger 2017 short list is announced

Eight fishmongers from independent speciality outlets and supermarket counters, will compete for 'Independent Seafood Counter of the Year' and Supermarket Seafood Counter [ ... ]

'At Swim' and 'Wild Swimming in Ireland'
'At Swim' and 'Wild Swimming in Ireland'

  At Swim ‘Sea swimming is the great leveller, we’re all the same in a pair of togs. No one minds who you are or what you’ve done, the question [ ... ]

Irish albacore tuna fishery worth €6.4m annually
Irish albacore tuna fishery worth €6.4m annually

Ireland's albacore tuna fishery of 2,367 tonnes quota (2016) is well underway and remains open until the end of September.  Spain continues to be the main market, a [ ... ]

Aquaculture

Creed commits to independent review of aquaculture licensing
Aquaculture plays 'key role' in local employment and economy
Aquaculture in Ireland has ‘bright future’ – conference told
Irish shellfish sector demands sea-change
Creed commits to independent review of aquaculture licensing

IFA Aquaculture officers from the fish and shellfish farming sectors have met with the new Minister  [ ... ]

Aquaculture plays 'key role' in local employment and economy

A report on the sustainable development of Irish aquaculture has been welcomed by the Irish Farmers  [ ... ]

Aquaculture in Ireland has ‘bright future’ – conferenc...

Marine Minister Michael Creed has been urged to ensure “swift and measurable action” to  [ ... ]

Irish shellfish sector demands sea-change

Oyster, mussel and shellfish farmers are set to converge at an IFA Aquaculture conference in Athlone [ ... ]

Fisheries

Irish albacore tuna fishery worth €6.4m annually
Mourne herring fishery opens September 1
POST BREXIT: implications for Ireland's fishing industry
National Inshore Fisheries Forum consults with Ireland's new fisheries minister
Irish albacore tuna fishery worth €6.4m annually

Ireland's albacore tuna fishery of 2,367 tonnes quota (2016) is well underway and remains open until [ ... ]

Mourne herring fishery opens September 1

Licences for the Mourne herring fishery will be available from September 1, (excluding weekends), re [ ... ]

POST BREXIT: implications for Ireland's fishing industry

“This is not going to be business as usual; there will be extremely complex and difficult nego [ ... ]

National Inshore Fisheries Forum consults with Ireland's new...

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has met with the six regional chai [ ... ]

Coastal / Island News

Irish Lights 1911-1923
Powerboat speed machines test Cobh waters
Election 2016: poor political campaigning on islands could be costly
Titanic Quater to display Mew Island Lighthouse optic
Powerboat speed machines test Cobh waters

Ireland's Team Hibernia and England's Vector Martini clocked up speeds in excess of 1 [ ... ]

Election 2016: poor political campaigning on islan...

In the closing days of Election 2016, Comhdháil Oileáin na hÉireann, the Island [ ... ]

Titanic Quater to display Mew Island Lighthouse op...

Titantic Foundation and the Commissioners of Irish Lights have been awarded a 'first round' pass fro [ ... ]

Book reviews

'At Swim' and 'Wild Swimming in Ireland'
Aquaculture & Seafood Ireland 2016
'A Taste of the Waterways' 2016
Sea Gastronomy is shortlisted in world's top 3 cookbooks awards
'At Swim' and 'Wild Swimming in Ireland'

  At Swim ‘Sea swimming is the great leveller, we’re all the same in a pair of  [ ... ]

Aquaculture & Seafood Ireland 2016

The bumper 72-page Aquaculture & Seafood Ireland 2016 comprises news, views, reports and pr [ ... ]

'A Taste of the Waterways' 2016

Over 100 of the best places to eat, drink and stay along 1,000km of Ireland's inland waterways, are  [ ... ]

Sea Gastronomy is shortlisted in world's top 3 cookbooks awa...

The World Gourmand Cookbook Awards, the ‘Oscars’ of the food industry, is the most prest [ ... ]

Environment News

Environment includes wildlife and water protection, Minister told
Ireland faces action for failing to protect SACs
Could fracking for shale gas return to the Irish agenda?
Ireland 'commits' to climate change action
Environment includes wildlife and water protection...

Campaigners in animal costumes and body paint handed in a 14,000 strong petition at Leinster House,  [ ... ]

Ireland faces action for failing to protect SACs

The European Commission has issued a 'Reasoned Opinion' to Ireland for failing to apply appropriate  [ ... ]

Could fracking for shale gas return to the Irish a...

North Yorkshire County Council’s decision in May to approve plans for fracking shale gas ends  [ ... ]

Ireland 'commits' to climate change action

Ireland's Minister for Climate Change, Denis Naughten, has advised the European Commissioner for Cli [ ... ]

Research / Development

Our Ocean Wealth conference 2016
Message in a bottle: the world's oldest at 108 years
Irish young scientists reach Capetown on RV Polarstern
Irish young scientists reach Capetown on board RV Polarstern
Our Ocean Wealth conference 2016

The third annual conference under the banner, 'Our Ocean Wealth' (Galway, July 1), is targeting inte [ ... ]

Message in a bottle: the world's oldest at 108 years

A postcard returned to the Plymouth Laboratory of the Marine Biological Association has been recogni [ ... ]

Irish young scientists reach Capetown on RV Polarstern

German research vessel Polarstern has reached Cape Town, South Africa, following a five-week voyage  [ ... ]

Irish young scientists reach Capetown on board RV Polarstern

German research vessel Polarstern has reached Cape Town, South Africa, following a five-week voyage  [ ... ]

Seafood Business

BIM Young Fishmonger 2017 short list is announced
Major increase in salmon import prices
BIM launches inaugural seafood industry awards
Seafood extravaganza at Seafest 2016
BIM Young Fishmonger 2017 short list is announced

Eight fishmongers from independent speciality outlets and supermarket counters, will compete for 'In [ ... ]

Major increase in salmon import prices

Against a backdrop of rising prices on the salmon market, the seafood develoment agancy, BIM, held a [ ... ]

BIM launches inaugural seafood industry awards

The first ‘dedicated’ seafood awards, focussing on skills, sustainability, innovation an [ ... ]

Seafood extravaganza at Seafest 2016

A two-day interactive showcase of all things seafood takes places in the Big Top on the Docks&n [ ... ]

Renewable Energy

Other Articles
  • Irish marine energy firms secure State funding
  • Dublin conference attracts international ocean ene...

Your View / Comment

SFPA pays tribute to former colleague Pat McGarvey
Interpreting fisheries legislation is not 'one size fits all'
Is Freedom of Information really what it says it is?
EU Commission letter regarding SUMBAWS report

The December-January issue of Inshore Ireland (Comment, page 3) refers to a letter from the European [ ... ]

SFPA pays tribute to former colleague Pat McGarvey

SFPA Statement The death has been announced of Pat McGarvey who retired from the Sea-fisheries Pr [ ... ]

Interpreting fisheries legislation is not 'one siz...

Francis O'Donnell, IFPO Being the first mover in business normally equates to an economic advantage [ ... ]

Is Freedom of Information really what it says it i...

In our December issue we chronicled IFA Aquaculture’s efforts through Freedom of Information [ ... ]

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