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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Irish Minister Welcomes 2015 Mackerel Deal
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. has welcomed the outcome of the international fisheries negotiations between Norway,...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Seaweed Farming to Bring Export and Job Opportunities to Ireland
IRELAND - Seaweed farming offers Ireland the opportunity to become a producer of one of the EU's fastest growing food categories that by 2020 could boost Irish seafood...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Ireland, France Discuss Proposed Quota Cuts in the Celtic Sea
IRELAND - The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, has held a bilateral meeting with the new French Fisheries Minister, Alain Vidalies...
Friday, November 07, 2014
Huge Growth for Irish Seafood Exports to China
IRELAND - Following a meeting with Chinese Vice Minister Niu Dun who has responsibility for Fisheries, the Minister for Agriculture Food & the Marine Simon Coveney...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Single Body Needed to Solves Aquaculture Licensing Problems
IRELAND - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President, Eddie Downey, has said that Minister Coveney must urgently pull all the various agencies and departments of...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Irish Shellfish Association Celebrates 25 Years
IRELAND - The Irish Shellfish Association will celebrate 25 years working for oyster, mussel, clam and scallop producers at its conference in the Red Cow Hotel,...
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Food Writer Sally McKenna to Speak at Farmed Seaweed Conference
IRELAND - Seaweed specialist and food writer Sally McKenna will be one of the key speakers at the Bord Iascaigh Mhara forthcoming conference 'Farmed Irish Seaweed:...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Ireland to Set Up Advice Line for Farmers Affected by Russian Ban
IRELAND - Responding to a Russian announcement of trade sanctions against EU and other countries in the agri-food sector, Minister Simon Coveney said that the move...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Ireland Explores Opportunities for Boarfish in Africa
IRELAND - Ireland has a quota of boarfish of more than 80,000 tonnes for 2014, and Bord Bia is now looking at the African markets to investigate the potential interest...
Monday, June 16, 2014
Minister Secures €148 Million EU Funds for Seafood Industry
IRELAND - Following months of intense lobbying and negotiation, Minister Coveney has secured €148 million from this fund for the period 2014 to 2020 for the development...
Friday, June 06, 2014
Seafood Board Continues to Progress Proposed Organic Salmon Farm Application
IRELAND - Bord Iascaigh Mhara, the State seafood development agency confirms that it continues to progress preparatory work related to its planned application for...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Jason Whooley Steps Down as CEO of Bord Iascaigh Mhara
IRELAND - The Board of Directors of Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Irish Sea Fisheries Board, has announced the resignation of their Chief Executive Officer, Jason...
Friday, May 16, 2014
Minister Announces Inshore Fisheries Structures, Development and Conservation Package
IRELAND - The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. has announced a package of measures to develop the inshore fisheries sector....
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Irish Sea Fisheries Board Helps Provide Top Graduates to the Seafood Processing Sector
IRELAND - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Seafood Development Agency and University College Cork (UCC) signed a memorandum of understanding to provide structured...
€8 Million Investment by Seafood Processors
IRELAND - Seafood processing companies in Ireland have won grants worth €2.4 million under the 2014 Seafood Processing Business Investment Scheme...
Friday, April 04, 2014
Global Investment in Irish seafood Sector to Deliver €1 billion Sales, 1,200 Jobs by 2017
IRELAND - The Irish Seafood Sector has the potential to increase sales to €1 billion and deliver 1,200 additional jobs by 2017 according to a Bord Iascaigh Mhara...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Ireland Suffers its Largest Salmon Farm Escape
IRELAND - Minister Simon Coveney has confirmed 230,000 salmon are missing after storms significantly damaged Murphy's salmon farm in Gearhries, Bantry Bay, on 1...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
10th Anniversary Skipper Expo Int. Galway Hailed as Best Ever
IRELAND - The 10th anniversary Skipper Expo Int. Galway has been hailed as the best Galway show ever with record crowds and exhibitors reporting a fantastic level...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Irish Oyster Sector Benefits from an Increase in Production and Employment
IRELANd - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) in partnership with Irish Farmers Association (IFA) Aquaculture hosted an informative conference on Ireland’s oyster industry...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Aquaculture Industry Calls on Minister to Reduce Competition
IRELAND - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Eddie Downey has warned that job and export targets in peripheral coastal areas cannot be met without a radical...
Friday, February 07, 2014
Waitrose Listing and Two New Products for The Saucy Fish Co
ICELAND - The Saucy Fish Co., a brand owned by Icelandic Seachill, will have its products stocked in Waitrose stores nationwide from 29 January. ...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Ocean Harvest Counteracts Decline in Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Farmed Salmon
IRELAND - Ocean Harvest has developed a seaweed based salmon feed that can improve salmon's immune system and boost the amount of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids....
Friday, January 17, 2014
Irish Food and Drink Exports Approach €10 billion
IRELAND - The value of Irish food and drink exports has approached €10billion for the first time in 2013, according to new figures released by Bord Bia....
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Keohane's Seafoods Secures Tesco Contract
IRELAND - Ireland's Keohane's Seafoods has secured a deal with Tesco UK that is thought to be worth around €1.3 million a year....
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Storms Highlight Need for Upgrading of Marine Fish Farms
IRELAND - Speaking on behalf of 300 small marine farming businesses providing vital employment around the coast, the Irish Shellfish Association chairman, Jerry...
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Ireland Secures €260 Million of Fish Quotas
IRELAND - Following very long and difficult negotiations, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney TD announced that he has secured 270,077...
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Growing Demand for Irish Organic Salmon
IREALND - Irish organic salmon is well positioned as demand continues to grow, writes Finnian O’Luasa, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board....
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Asia is the New Growth Area for Marketing of Irish Oysters
IRELAND - A BIM-organised innovation conference for Ireland’s oyster growers took place on 27 September, as the industry experiences unprecedented demand from...
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Fishermens' Views Wanted for BIM Survey
IRELAND - The BIM (Irish Sea Fisheries Board) is asking fishermen to complete the survey on fishing industry practices for fishermen....
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Fish Sales Increased in Ireland During 2012
ANALYSIS - Its good news for the Irish seafood retail market which is now worth €192 million a year, up €3.6 million from 2012. Fresh fish is proving particularly...
 
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