20th February
Maritime spatial planning to energise Ireland's 'blue economy'

“Maritime spatial planning brings together multiple users of the marine space to make informed and co-ordinated decisions about how to use marine resources in a sustainable way through the production of a comprehensive plan,” is how Minis [ ... ]

Maritime spatial planning to energise Ireland's 'blue economy'
Marine Notice 07 of 2017
Marine Notice 07 of 2017

Marine Notice No. 07 of 2017 Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishermen, Yachtsmen and Seafarers Geophysical Survey o [ ... ]

Conditions for non-EEA workers in Ireland's fishing industry is misrepresented, says IFPO
Conditions for non-EEA workers in Ireland's fishing industry is misrepresented, says IFPO

The Irish Fish Producers Organisation has reacted to recent ‘main stream media coverage’ of the ‘Atypical Permission Scheme for Non-EEA Fishing Crews&rs [ ... ]

Hard engineering is not the only answer to managing flood risk
Hard engineering is not the only answer to managing flood risk

An ecosystem-based approach to managing flood waters that is proving effective across Europe has yet to be accepted in Ireland where policy-makers appear to favour hard e [ ... ]

Aquaculture

Major growth potential for Irish farmed salmon
Richard FitzGerald
Seaweeds found to combat diseases in farmed animals
Creed commits to independent review of aquaculture licensing
Major growth potential for Irish farmed salmon

In 2014, wild capture fisheries landed 93m globally; this figure has remained stable for over 25 yea [ ... ]

Richard FitzGerald

22nd January 1957 to 5th December 2016 Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam It is with deep sadne [ ... ]

Seaweeds found to combat diseases in farmed animals

Dr Stefan Kraan Ocean Harvest Technology Producers of farmed animals ― be they pig, shrimp or sa [ ... ]

Creed commits to independent review of aquaculture licensing

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

Fisheries

Conditions for non-EEA workers in Ireland's fishing industry is misrepresented, says IFPO
FLAGs to get €12m for local projects
Fisheries representative says mackerel review is totally parochial
Fisheries agency records low levels of non-compliance throughout 2016
Conditions for non-EEA workers in Ireland's fishing industry...

The Irish Fish Producers Organisation has reacted to recent ‘main stream media coverage’ [ ... ]

FLAGs to get €12m for local projects

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed has launched Local Development Stra [ ... ]

Fisheries representative says mackerel review is totally par...

The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation (KFO) has called on Michael Creed, Ireland's Minister f [ ... ]

Fisheries agency records low levels of non-compliance throug...

Low levels of non-compliance by EU and national sea-fisheries and seafood safety legislation was ded [ ... ]

Coastal / Island News

Bullock Harbour development described as 'drab and unattractive'
Remembering Patsy Kelly
Wales and Ireland to collaborate on coastal heritage project
Lighting a candle for Irish Water Safety
Bullock Harbour development described as 'drab and...

A proposed development at Bullock Harbour, Co Dublin, comprising six shop units with overhead apartm [ ... ]

Remembering Patsy Kelly

For the inshore fishing community of Galway Bay, 2016 will be remembered - not for the temper [ ... ]

Wales and Ireland to collaborate on coastal herita...

€4m in EU funds has been secured to help safeguard heritage and coastal tourism sites in Wales  [ ... ]

Lighting a candle for Irish Water Safety

Roger Sweeney, Marketing Manager Christmas is a time of celebration. But it’s also a time of  [ ... ]

Book reviews

The Leenane Inspector
'At Swim' and 'Wild Swimming in Ireland'
Aquaculture & Seafood Ireland 2016
'A Taste of the Waterways' 2016
The Leenane Inspector

In the summer of 1990, James Wyatt is sent to investigate water pollution problems in Leenane in t [ ... ]

'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  [ ... ]

Environment News

Hard engineering is not the only answer to managing flood risk
Fracking for shale gas poses a serious threat to the water environment
Tellus surveys north of Ireland collated in new publication
Environment includes wildlife and water protection, Minister told
Hard engineering is not the only answer to managin...

An ecosystem-based approach to managing flood waters that is proving effective across Europe has yet [ ... ]

Fracking for shale gas poses a serious threat to t...

Sinead O'Brien Network Coordinator at Sustainable Water Network (SWAN) With a climate change denie [ ... ]

Tellus surveys north of Ireland collated in new pu...

Unearthed: Impacts of the Tellus surveys of the north of Ireland showcases outputs from 'the  [ ... ]

Environment includes wildlife and water protection...

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

Research / Development

Mapping the ocean floor by 2030
Marine Research & Innovation Strategy 2021
Our Ocean Wealth conference 2016
Message in a bottle: the world's oldest at 108 years
Mapping the ocean floor by 2030

The Forum for Future Ocean Floor Mapping (June 2016) involving over 150 international senior represe [ ... ]

Marine Research & Innovation Strategy 2021

A public consultation until November 22, 2016, is seeking feedback on a new plan that sets out Irela [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

Seafood Business

Seafood companies shortlisted in 2017 Green Awards
BIM 'new identity' reflects multifaceted industry
Martin Howley receives posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award
Irish seafood exports to China up 18%
Seafood companies shortlisted in 2017 Green Awards

Four Irish seafood companies have been shortlisted in the '2017 Green Awards' that recognise excelle [ ... ]

BIM 'new identity' reflects multifaceted industry

BIM's new brand identity unveiled at their inaugural national seafood awards, reflects four key prio [ ... ]

Martin Howley receives posthumous Lifetime Achieve...

Thirty-eight finalists shortlisted across Skills, Sustainability, Innovation and Competitiveness cat [ ... ]

Irish seafood exports to China up 18%

Exports of Irish seafood to China and Hong Kong rose by 18% valued in excess of €15m in the fir [ ... ]

Renewable Energy

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