Coveney Unsustainable ten fish Plan must be scrapped

Constructive meeting of GALWAY BAY AGAINST SALMON CAGES in Menlo park hotel last Sunday with many groups attending to voice support for the many campaigns against Minister Coveney’s ten fish farm plan. Below is an extract from GBASC press statement. Issued by Brian E. Curran PRO Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages Mob: 0872509722. Press Release …

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FISSTA clarify policy and Support sister federation TAFI

https://www.facebook.com/noel.carr.5/posts/668147256557978 Thanks John Buckley for posting on my timeline and bringing this letter to the notice of FISSTA. Just to confirm that on 25th November 2013 the CEO of IFI Ciaran Byrne at the National Inland Fisheries Forum in Athlone presented their intention to impose a state angling contribution or what we understood to be …

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Great Game Fairs scoop Award from President Higgins

Congrats to Albert and Irene Titterington and team on their hard work being rewarded once again. This time by President Higgins for their Great Game Fairs of Ireland well run country game fairs in Shane’s Castle and Birr Castle. https://www.facebook.com/noel.carr.5/posts/667851953254175

Wild Atlantic Way? Only if the cages are gone.

Wild, rugged, unspoiled. First 3 words in failte Ireland’s youtube video of the waw or wild Atlantic way. Not a salmon farm cage in sight. “Come to the Coastal island of your dreams.” But sadly not Inver Bay, Mulroy Bay or the banks of the Swilly where cages and even pylons and turbines will spoil …

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Angling is the answer and alternative to salmon farming

So, Angling tourism is the Answer – scrap salmon farming plan http://www.rte.ie/news/2014/0114/497756-marine-coast/ Report calls for focus on inshore fishing and aquaculture in coastal communities Tuesday 14 January 2014 17.05 The report said there should be an increased focus on sea angling as a tourist activityThe report said there should be an increased focus on sea …

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Could Irish Farmed Salmon be going to China as Scottish?

http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/article1361989.ece 12th Jan 2014 Scotland ‘used as back door’ to ship salmon to China Sales to China hit £37m SCOTLAND is being used as a “back door” by Norway to ship thousands of tons of farmed salmon to China, environmentalists have claimed. Since 2010, when the Chinese authorities imposed trade restrictions on Norway after a …

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First salmon – first message against sealice

Well done to young Mc Manus who sent our message to the minister and government on catching the first salmon of 2014. See him giving the two fingers to sealice and fish farms on the photo. Eoin comes from banks of Cathleen’s Falls in the banks of the Erne where the wild Atlantic salmon ruled …

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