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From sea to plate – The science behind Ireland’s Seafood

From sea to plate – The science behind Ireland’s Seafood

From sea to plate, the production of Irish fish and shellfish is supported by a range of scientific programmes to ensure Irish seafood is among the safest, most sustainable and of the highest quality available in the world. The Marine Institute undertakes a range of...

RNLI and GAA working to save lives at sea this bank holiday weekend

RNLI and GAA working to save lives at sea this bank holiday weekend

The life-saving partnership between the GAA and the search and rescue charity, the RNLI, is gearing up this bank holiday weekend to help save lives. The two organisations have been working together in communities throughout Ireland to share water safety advice with...

Oceans of Learning focuses on Food From Our Oceans

Oceans of Learning focuses on Food From Our Oceans

Exploring the science behind our seafood with 'Food from our Ocean' is the first topic in the Marine Institute's Oceans of Learning series. The Marine Institute and partners are celebrating our world's shared ocean and our connection to the sea through an Oceans of...

COVID-19 UK: Domestic Seafood Supply Scheme awards first grants

COVID-19 UK: Domestic Seafood Supply Scheme awards first grants

Part of the government’s £10 million Fisheries Response Fund to assist the fishing industry sectors most impacted by COVID-19, the first grants to projects across England have been awarded as part of a £1 million grants scheme supporting innovative ways to sell fish...

Aquaculture Technical Appeals Advisor Sought

Aquaculture Technical Appeals Advisor Sought

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine seeks to recruit an Aquaculture Technical Appeals Advisor. The function of the role is to assist and advise the Aquaculture Licences Appeal Board on technical issues arising out of appeal applications. The main...

ISWFPO calls for review of Minister’s ‘botched’ scheme

ISWFPO calls for review of Minister’s ‘botched’ scheme

In concert with the other Irish fish producer organisations (POs), extreme dissatisfaction with the supports that have been offered by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD and his Department to the struggling fishing industry as they try...

The Minister has abandoned the sector, says ISEFPO

The Minister has abandoned the sector, says ISEFPO

Despite numerous requests from the fishing industry for COVID-19 supports which have been specifically approved by the EU Parliament for the fisheries sector, the Minister has abandoned the sector by introducing a totally inadequate response to the potential collapse...