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Minister Poots Meets With Ardglass Fishing Industry

Minister Poots Meets With Ardglass Fishing Industry

Fisheries Minister Edwin Poots MLA has met with fishermen and representatives of the fishing industry in Ardglass to discuss future opportunities for developing the fishing and the seafood sector in the area. Following the meeting at Ardglass Harbour, Minister Poots...

Irish Shellfish Exporters Target Vietnam

Irish Shellfish Exporters Target Vietnam

Bord Bia – The Irish Food Board - is bringing the best of Irish seafood to Vietnam this month through a promotion targeted at the leading Vietnamese shellfish importers, distributors, wholesalers and chefs. Bord Bia hosted a trade information and shellfish tasting...

Fisheries Local Action Groups Get Another €558,039

Fisheries Local Action Groups Get Another €558,039

The Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., today announced a third tranche in 2020 of grant awards worth €558,039 to 33 local community groups and micro enterprises by five of the Fisheries Local Action Groups established under...

Covid-19 Aquaculture Support Scheme Announced

Covid-19 Aquaculture Support Scheme Announced

 Speaking at the IFA Aquaculture Webinar today Thursday 22 October, the Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., announced a special Covid-19 financial support scheme for rope mussel and oyster farmers under his Department’s European...

Aldi  Trials New Fresh Irish Fish Traceability System

Aldi  Trials New Fresh Irish Fish Traceability System

Aldi is the first retailer in Ireland to test blockchain technology successfully to validate its corporate buying policy for organic and sustainably produced Irish seafood. Aldi and Verifish are participating in a pilot project with Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM),...