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A public enquiry could result from allegations of flawed and suppressed information regarding controversial proposal to construct a massive salmon farm in Galway Bay.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Around 80 of the State’s most vocal opponents gathered in Athlone last weekend in an effort to organise a unified front against the range of Government and EU initiatives to which they are opposed, but failed to do so on the day.
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.
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.
A new series Ballach, Bradán agus Bairneach about the developments in the fishing industry in Galway Bay over the last 200 years will start this week on RnaG as part of the station’s autumn schedule, which also sees the western magazine programme Iris Aniar extended to almost two hours.
Ten influential journalists and an acclaimed cookbook writer from Sweden enjoyed a gastronomy-themed visit to Galway earlier this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Bord Bia.