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This year’s Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival will feature a series of fabulous food demos from a host of culinary experts.
As host city for the Oyster Olympics, Galway is set to welcome national champions from 20 countries, all competing for the ultimate crown of World Oyster Opening Champion on Saturday September 28.
One of Ireland’s leading Michelin star chefs Kevin Thornton stepped out of the kitchen to launch the country’s longest running food festival, the 59th Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival.
The famous Clarenbridge Oyster Festival, which takes place from September 13 to 15 this year, is to be launched at Monroe’s Live, Dominick Street, tomorrow, Friday, August 16 at 8pm.
Unless vital questions over sea lice, contamination of fish stocks, and issues of employment are addressed openly and publicly, the public cannot have any confidence in decisions made about the controversial fish farm for Galway Bay.
The elected members of Ballina Town Council this week were given presentations from representatives of both Inland Fisheries Ireland and the Federation of Irish Salmon and Sea Trout Anglers (FISSTA) on the potential harm that large scale salmon farming could do to the Moy if such a project went ahead in the future.
In response to the BIM article on the proposed Galway Bay fish farm, An Taisce’s Derrick Hambleton argues against the controversial proposal and outlines his association’s arguments against the BIM case.
This year, as part of The Gathering Ireland 2013, the Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival is going tribal. Recognised as the most famous Oyster Festival in the world, it is reaching out, across the globe, to descendants of the 14 Tribes of Galway and encouraging them to come home to celebrate their ancestry at the 59th Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, September 27-29. The new Tribal Oyster Feast Off, as part of 'The Gathering Ireland 2013', will take place in Galway on Sunday September 29 2013.
Ireland is ideally positioned to take advantage of a major opportunity presented by the massive projected growth in global fish consumption. According to the World Bank and the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation an additional 42 million tonnes of food will be required globally by the year 2030 as a result of population growth.
The deep sea salmon farm, proposed to be located off Inis Óirr, could devastate wild salmon and sea trout numbers and natural fish habitats.