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A return to the festival’s river roots, an extensive, exciting children’s programme and a nod to nostalgia, are just three of the highlights awaiting visitors to Ballina for the 54th Ballina Salmon Festival.
Inland Fisheries Ireland this week announced the publication of its Owenriff Fish Stock Survey 2017 and also its Owenriff Fish Population Rehabilitation Plan 2018 in which declining fish stocks have been identified and a project outlined to promote the recovery of the brown trout and salmon populations in both lakes and rivers and to prevent further decline in the catchment.
The Marine Institute has refuted claims by the Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages group that cardiomyopathy syndrome was responsible for salmon mortalities earlier this year at three Connemara aquaculture sites, saying such allegations “are false”.
Minister for Natural Resources Sean Kyne has rubbished a circulating story that the Salmon Weir might be put up for sale.
Inland Fisheries Ireland can confirmed this week that 65 farmed salmon were caught in rivers in Mayo and Galway, the affected rivers are the Delphi, Erriff, Kylemore/Dawros, Newport and Bunowen. Inland Fisheries Ireland has been monitoring the situation since August.
With just five weeks to go, planning for Ballina Salmon Festival is well under way with a packed programme of family-friendly events confirmed for Mayo’s largest community festival. Now in its 53rd year, the 2017 festival runs for three additional days, from Sunday, July 9, to Sunday, July 16, and will bring the streets alive with street theatre, live music, food, heritage, sports, and exhibitions.
"WHEN THE conversations are over/in your car, by the sea,/You are still here/and so am I/after love." These are the opening lines of Dani Gill’s new poetry collection, After Love, which is published by Salmon and launched this Saturday at 2.30pm in the House Hotel.
Inland Fisheries Ireland is currently investigating a major fish killing on the Yellow River, a tributary of the Sinking River near Dunmore, Co Galway, which flows into the Clare River. The stream in question is an important spawning and nursery habitat for young trout and salmon.
Local opponents have this week welcomed the withdrawal of plans by Bord Iascaigh Mhara to develop a massive 15,000 tonne fish farm close to Inis Oírr.
A Co Galway based seaweed business has raised €1.4m from private investors and is on the cusp of a deal that could potentially lead to a five fold production increase through this investment . Based in Milltown, Ocean Harvest Technology was founded in 2005 by Dr. Stefan Kraan and Patrick Martin, Ocean Harvest Technology (OHT) has grown from a single headquarters in Galway, to having a strong presence in North America, Asia, Europe and Australia.