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Business opportunities abound in marine sector

‘Fishing for Business Opportunities: Catch onto new strategies at Our Ocean Wealth Summit’

Seafood development programme will create jobs in Connemara fisheries, says Kyne

Fine Gael TD for Galway West, Sean Kyne, has said that news of a greenlight for the Seafood Development Operational Programme is very welcome for fishing communities and will help to create jobs in Connemara.

First Moy salmon of 2014 landed

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The first Moy fishery salmon for the 2014 season was caught last Friday.

EU action on mackerel welcomed by MEP Higgins

MEP for Ireland North West and member of the European Parliament's Fisheries Committee, Jim Higgins, has welcomed proposed EU measures announced this week to limit the over-fishing of North Atlantic mackerel stocks.

Rage against the cage

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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.

FSAI issues shellfish poisoning warning for west coast

Shellfish lovers have been warned of the dangers of gathering their own batch along the west coast after incidents of food poisoning prompted the Food Safety Authority Ireland to issue an official warning this week.

Attempts made in 1847 to establish fishing industry in the west

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The tragedy of the Great Famine was compounded by the fact that our seas were full of fish, yet the lack of a sustainable fishing industry, and a general dislike of fish among the peasantry, left untouched this abundant food source. As the appalling statistics of hunger, riots, death, fever and evictions began to penetrate the British government, some action was at last taken*. Unsuitable as it was for Irish palates, vast quantities of American maize was imported, and distributed. Public relief schemes, such as canal-building and new roads were introduced to provide some employment, and efforts were made to establish a fishing industry.

Keep your heart healthy with Omega 3

Dietitian Heather Miller, who holds clinics in Balla, Castlebar and Ballindine this week talks about Omega 3.

Fleming’s home delivery seafood — twenty five years on

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I well remember back in 1986 when Gay and Freda Fleming opened their fish shop in Dominick Street. I was a regular customer and it had a great selection even then. After a few years they decided to move into the home delivery business and have been delivering to customers as far away as Dublin ever since.

Ali’s Fish Shop, Oranmore

During the last few days we heard the sad news about the Harvest Wine Shop in Oranmore and my heart goes out to all who worked there. I hope everyone will find a job in the near future. However, there was also some good news in Oranmore as a new fresh fish shop called Ali’s Fish Shop opened. Regular readers may remember I mentioned his other shop in Barna when it opened in 2010, Ali is obviously a courageous man and all I can say is “fair play to him”.


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