26th September
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
Marine Notice 40 of 2016
Marine Notice 40 of 2016

Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishermen, Yachtsmen and Seafarers Seabed Mapping Operations off the East Coast of Ire [ ... ]

Latest flooding is a consequence of learning very little from 2009
Latest flooding is a consequence of learning very little from 2009

Pat O'Brien, environmental scientist The recent apocalyptic flooding episodes that inundated large parts of the country during December 2015 and early 2016 were for th [ ... ]

Marine Notice No 39 of 2016
Marine Notice No 39 of 2016

Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishermen, Yachtsmen and Seafarers Repair Operations on the Inis Mór - Inis Me&aac [ ... ]

Marine Notice No 38 of 2016
Marine Notice No 38 of 2016

Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishermen, Yachtsmen and Seafarers Corrib Gas Field Subsea Facilities Maintenance and In [ ... ]

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

Fisheries proposal falls short on social and economic indictors
Five-year FLAG strategies for Ireland
Irish albacore tuna fishery worth €6.4m annually
Mourne herring fishery opens September 1
Fisheries proposal falls short on social and economic indict...

The European Parliament Committee on Fisheries has published a Working Document that evaluates the o [ ... ]

Five-year FLAG strategies for Ireland

Seven Fisheries Local Action Groups (FLAGs) will benefit from a €12m package to underpin Local  [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

Coastal / Island News

Powerboat speed machines test Cobh waters
Election 2016: poor political campaigning on islands could be costly
Titanic Quater to display Mew Island Lighthouse optic
 'School of the Year' title for Midleton college
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 [ ... ]

'School of the Year' title for Midleton college

Students from St Colman's Community College, Midleton Co Cork, have removed over 12 tonnes of marine [ ... ]

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 board RV Polarstern
World War I shipwrecks revealed
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 board RV Polarstern

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

World War I shipwrecks revealed

A team of scientists led by Dr Ruth Plets, School of Environmental Sciences at Ulster University abo [ ... ]

Seafood Business

Oriel products awarded protected designation status
BIM Young Fishmonger 2017 short list is announced
Major increase in salmon import prices
BIM launches inaugural seafood industry awards
Oriel products awarded protected designation statu...

Salt and minerals harvested from the Port of Oriel in Co Louth have been added to the register of Pr [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

Renewable Energy

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