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Welby seeks independent enquiry into fish farm proposals

Proposals for a Deep Sea Fish Farm in Galway must be subject to an independent enquiry following deeply inconsistent reports given by two State bodies to the Galway County Council.

Worldwide investors show interest in fish farm

A deep sea organic salmon farm for Galway Bay, which is said to have the potential to create 500 jobs and inject €14.5 million into the local economy, is attracting major attention from possible investors with up to 21 financiers, spanning three continents, having confirmed their interest in the €60 million investment.

Galway Bay fish farm criticised for environment and wild salmon risks

A storm is brewing over a large scale Galway Bay fish farm with opposition groups rubbishing earlier claims that the project will be a jobs and local economy boost saying it will instead lead to an environmental disaster, adversely affecting wild salmon stocks, and actually posing a risk to existing jobs.

Galway Bay fish farming project could net €14.5 million and 500 jobs

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An eight-week public consultation period has begun on a deep sea fish farming project for Galway Bay which could result in 500 new jobs being created as well as injecting €14.5 million into the local economy.

Set sail on Galway’s seafood trail

To mark the 58th Galway International Oyster and Seafood festival, the public are being invited to set sail on the Seafood Trail and take port at one of the popular Oyster Hot Spots.

Fun for all the family at the Clarenbridge Oyster festival

Saturday’s family fun day organised by the Clarenbridge Oyster Festival has been designed to provide the kind of entertainment, relaxation, and respite that all families crave when looking for somewhere to spend a day out.

Win tickets and two nights’ stay for the Clarenbridge Oyster Festival

The 58th annual Clarenbridge Oyster Festival takes place on September 15 and 16 and to celebrate the committee are giving away two tickets to both the Oyster Fete on Saturday 15 and the Family Fun Day on Sunday, along with a fantastic two nights’ accommodation, courtesy of The Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, Co Galway.

Win tickets and a stay at the Clarenbridge Oyster festival

The 58th Annual Clarenbridge Oyster Festival takes place on September 15-16 and to celebrate they are giving away two tickets to both their Oyster Fete on Saturday 15 and their Family Fun Day on Sunday 16 along with a fantastic two night’s accommodation, courtesy of The Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, Co Galway.

Fisheries action group set up to boost revenue

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Representatives from fishing, aquaculture, tourism, community development, county councils and leader groups were recently brought together by Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Irish Sea Fisheries Board, to establish a Fisheries Local Action Group or (FLAG) for the Western region (Galway and Clare) with the aim of boosting revenue.

Interesting projects at Young Scientist Exhibition

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I visited the 2012 Young Scientist Exhibition last week and came across a couple of interesting projects which demonstrate that there are teenagers out there putting their brains to work in the food sector. It is only when you see that many enthusiastic kids under one roof you think, yes, perhaps we can create a bright future, but not if we lose them to foreign climes permanently.

 

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