28th May
Brexit: seafood industry advised to 'prepare for the long haul'

Ireland’s seafood sector faces “unique challenges and must be protected during the Brexit negotiations”. The key challenge for government will be to ensure that fisheries and seafood concerns are “high on the EU agenda” [ ... ]

Brexit: seafood industry advised to 'prepare for the long haul'
A 'dragon' to chair national seafood conference
A  'dragon' to chair national seafood conference

Communications expert and entrepreneur with 'Dragons' Den' fame, Gavin Duffy, is to moderate the BIM 2017 seafood conference, Winning in a Changing Environment,  [ ... ]

'Winning in a changing environment' - seafood conference 2017
'Winning in a changing environment' - seafood conference 2017

Ireland's marine minister, Michael Creed, will deliver the opening address at the 2017 BIM national seafood conference in Galway (June 29). Minister Creed will ou [ ... ]

Foyle Fishermen sign up to Fishing For Litter initiative
Foyle Fishermen sign up to Fishing For Litter initiative

Fishermen from Foyle Fishermen’s Co-op in Greencastle, Co. Donegal, are now active members of BIM’s Fishing For Litter (FFL) programme. Frances O’Dwy [ ... ]

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

Foyle Fishermen sign up to Fishing For Litter initiative
Brexit: Fisheries must not become a bargaining chip
Fishermen urged to register their safety equipment with ComReg
Irish acknowledged as first to track European sea bass
Foyle Fishermen sign up to Fishing For Litter initiative

Fishermen from Foyle Fishermen’s Co-op in Greencastle, Co. Donegal, are now active members of  [ ... ]

Brexit: Fisheries must not become a bargaining chip

Government must make Ireland’s €1bn fishing industry a “top priority” in the  [ ... ]

Fishermen urged to register their safety equipment with ComR...

Fishermen whose lifejacket Personal Locator Beacons are registered with ComReg have the best chance  [ ... ]

Irish acknowledged as first to track European sea bass

A collaboration between Irish researchers from NUI Galway and Cork Harbour Angling Hub is the first  [ ... ]

Coastal / Island News

Shine a Light on Irish lighthouses 2017
The future of Irish island communities
Bullock Harbour development described as 'drab and unattractive'
Remembering Patsy Kelly
Shine a Light on Irish lighthouses 2017

SATURDAY 29 APRIL - MONDAY MAY 1 The May Bank Holiday weekend kick-starts the 2017 Great Lighthous [ ... ]

The future of Irish island communities

Brian O'Riordan, LIFE Platform With fair access to fisheries, Irish island communities could t [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

Book reviews

Environment News

Monitoring juvenile salmon behaviour online
Ireland-Wales project to investigate climate change and coastal heritage
Hard engineering is not the only answer to managing flood risk
Major investment to safeguard Ireland's inland fisheries resource
Monitoring juvenile salmon behaviour online

Juvenile salmon from the Black River (a tributary of the River Erriff - the National Salmonid Index  [ ... ]

Ireland-Wales project to investigate climate chang...

A five-year project stretching from Ireland's east to south coast and along the Welsh coastline will [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

Major investment to safeguard Ireland's inland fis...

Inland Fisheries Ireland’s Fisheries Protection 2016 Review highlights the results of pro [ ... ]

Research / Development

Mapping the ocean floor by 2030
Marine Research & Innovation Strategy 2021
Sea Power progresses to quarter-scale wave energy testing
Our Ocean Wealth conference 2016
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 [ ... ]

Sea Power progresses to quarter-scale wave energy testing

Irish company, Sea Power, is preparing to test its prototype 16.8m x 4.5m wave energy device at the  [ ... ]

Our Ocean Wealth conference 2016

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

Seafood Business

A  'dragon' to chair national seafood conference
'Winning in a changing environment' - seafood conference 2017
Former Bord Bia executive to head up seafood development agency
Irish brown crab to reappear on Chinese market
A 'dragon' to chair national seafood conference

Communications expert and entrepreneur with 'Dragons' Den' fame, Gavin Duffy, is to moderate the BIM [ ... ]

'Winning in a changing environment' - seafood conf...

Ireland's marine minister, Michael Creed, will deliver the opening address at the 2017 BIM na [ ... ]

Former Bord Bia executive to head up seafood devel...

The board of BIM has appointed Jim O’Toole, former director of meat and livestock sustainabili [ ... ]

Irish brown crab to reappear on Chinese market

Ireland’s crab trade into China is expected to resume next month following agreement on the ce [ ... ]

Renewable Energy

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