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Welcome as BIM withdraw plans for huge fish farm

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.

Three Galway companies nominated for prestigious innovation awards

Galway has underlined its role as a key innovations hub with three companies from the county making the shortlist for The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards.

Anti-salmon farm group welcomes election result

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The majority of councillors elected to the Galway city and county councils are opposed to, or have serious concerns about, the proposed salmon farm for Galway Bay.

Storm waves would have destroyed fish farm and bay, say salmon groups

Waves such as those which lashed the west coast last week would have destroyed the proposed fish farm in the bay and caused serious ecological damage to the wild salmon gene pool, opponents to the project have claimed this week.

Galway Bay salmon farm halted as EU concerned by ‘Fundamental errors’ in scientific data

A public enquiry could result from allegations of flawed and suppressed information regarding controversial proposal to construct a massive salmon farm in Galway Bay.

Kyne demands answers over fish farm proposals

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.

Ballina councillors concerned over potential fish farm threat to the Moy

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.

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.

BIM CEO makes case for fish farm in bay amid prospect of planned protests at expo

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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.

Grealish raises concerns over proposed salmon farm for Galway Bay

The deep sea salmon farm, proposed to be located off Inis Óirr, could devastate wild salmon and sea trout numbers and natural fish habitats.

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