16th January
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'
Bullock Harbour development described as 'drab and unattractive'
Bullock Harbour development described as 'drab and unattractive'

A proposed development at Bullock Harbour, Co Dublin, comprising six shop units with overhead apartments, a café and three, three-storey houses, has met with signi [ ... ]

Remembering Patsy Kelly
Remembering Patsy Kelly

For the inshore fishing community of Galway Bay, 2016 will be remembered - not for the temperate weather, nor for the size of the catch or indeed for the occasiona [ ... ]

Lost At Sea Tragedy group AGM
Lost At Sea Tragedy group AGM

LOST will hold its first national annual general meeting at the Skipper Expo in the Galway Bay Hotel, on Friday March 3 at 2.30. The organisers are looking for represe [ ... ]

Wales and Ireland to collaborate on coastal heritage project
Wales and Ireland to collaborate on coastal heritage project

€4m in EU funds has been secured to help safeguard heritage and coastal tourism sites in Wales and Ireland from risks of climate change and to provide a stimulus for [ ... ]

Aquaculture

Public Consultation: Independent Review of Aquaculture Licensing Process
Richard FitzGerald
Creed commits to independent review of aquaculture licensing
Aquaculture plays 'key role' in local employment and economy
Richard FitzGerald

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

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  [ ... ]

Fisheries

2017 quotas broadly welcomed by Ireland's fishing industry
Job losses predicted if cuts in fish quotas are implemented
Restricted access in Irish waters for Northern Ireland fishing vessels
Castletownbere allocated €21m for harbour development
2017 quotas broadly welcomed by Ireland's fishing industry

Ireland’s fish quotas have increased by 17,390 tonnes to 233,500 tonnes in 2017, worth €2 [ ... ]

Job losses predicted if cuts in fish quotas are implemented

Ahead of the annual fisheries talks (December 12&13) to decide quotas for 2017, the Killybegs Fi [ ... ]

Castletownbere allocated €21m for harbour development

A multi-phased Harbour Integration Development Project for Ireland's premier whitefish port at Castl [ ... ]

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

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
Ireland faces action for failing to protect SACs
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,  [ ... ]

Ireland faces action for failing to protect SACs

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

Research / Development

Marine Research & Innovation Strategy 2021
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
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 [ ... ]

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 'new identity' reflects multifaceted industry
Martin Howley receives posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award
Irish seafood exports to China up 18%
Aquaculture Enterprise of the Year
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 [ ... ]

Aquaculture Enterprise of the Year

Finalists in the inaugural BIM National Seafood Awards on November 17 have been judged in four categ [ ... ]

Renewable Energy

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