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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...

Regional

Newlyn scene wins top photo competition

Newlyn scene wins top photo competition

The Shipwrecked Mariners' Society charity has announced the winners of its annual photography competition. The winning picture was taken by Laurence Hartwell and shows trawlers with their catches at the fish market in Newlyn, Cornwall . Picture Editor at the i, Sophie...

Europe

UK Will Climb Global League Table Of Fishing Nations Post-CFP  

UK Will Climb Global League Table Of Fishing Nations Post-CFP  

The UK would soar up the global league table if it followed Norway’s practice of landing more than eight in 10 of the fish caught in its own waters, according to a striking new study. Under the Common Fisheries Policy more than 70 per cent of the fish and shellfish...

International

Norway and the United Kingdom agree on fisheries cooperation

Norway and the United Kingdom agree on fisheries cooperation

Norway and the United Kingdom have today signed a new framework agreement on fisheries cooperation. It allows the parties to agree to on the exchange fishing quotas as well as mutual access to each other's areas of fisheries jurisdiction. The agreement will enter into...

Research

Climate change research in the Arctic onboard the Celtic Explorer

Climate change research in the Arctic onboard the Celtic Explorer

An Irish-led team of scientists onboard the Marine Institute’s RV Celtic Explorer returned to Galway Harbour yeasterday (16 September 2020), after 24 days in the Nordic and Greenland Seas to investigate past climate change in the Arctic region. Scientists from NUI...

Notices

Applications Sought For FLAG South Region

Applications Sought For FLAG South Region

Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG), supported by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, is inviting applications for the South FLAG region. Apply online at bim.flexigrant.com Full details are available on Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s funding page,  www.bim.ie/ Our...

Events

KT Nets carrying a range of products for the inshore sector

KT Nets carrying a range of products for the inshore sector

KT Nets inshore division supply a wide range of top-quality equipment such as OLIVEIRA Delphin Line Pot rope in leaded and unleaded, as well as Danfender buoys, and foam-filled fenders. KT Nets also supply a complete range of oilskins including Stormline and Sevaen,...

Photo of the Month

Irish Skipper Expo

12-13 March 2021

Scottish Skipper Expo

14-15 May 2021

English Skipper Expo

to be confirmed