Posted in August 2013

SBB Open Letter to Tom McSweeney, 28 Aug 2013

SBB Open Letter to Tom McSweeney, 28 Aug 2013

Mr Tom McSweeney, Castlefarm, Monkstown, Co Cork. 28 Aug 2013 Dear Tom, RE: Salmon Farming in Ireland In your recent article regarding salmon farming, we notice you ignore authoritative information about the status of wild salmon and sea trout. Today Inland Fisheries Ireland; North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation; world expert Prof Mark Costello and many … Continue reading

Galway Independent, 21 Aug 2013: ‘Organic’ farmed salmon misleads conscientious consumers

Galway Independent, 21 Aug 2013: ‘Organic’ farmed salmon misleads conscientious consumers

‘Organic’ farmed salmon misleads conscientious consumers Galway Independent – Letter to Editor Dear Editor, We are repeatedly being told the economic salvation of Ireland’s remote coastal and island communities will be massive new ‘organic’ salmon farms. Barely a day goes by without either BIM, Marine Minister Simon Coveney, or the Irish Farmers’ Association promoting this … Continue reading

Salmon Watch Ireland Statement, 16 Aug 2013:

Salmon Watch Ireland Statement, 16 Aug 2013:

Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s plan for Galway Bay salmon super-farm now in tatters 16 August 2013 The following statement was issued today by Salmon Watch Ireland: In the environmental impact statement submitted in support of its application for a licence to operate a salmon super-farm in Galway Bay, the only evidence that Bord Iascaigh Mhara (‘BIM’) … Continue reading