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Galway Advertiser, 9 Oct 2014: Government accused of bias over controversial salmon farm plans

Government accused of bias over controversial salmon farm plans Galway Advertiser, Thu, Oct 09, 2014 BY KERNAN ANDREWS Serious questions about Government impartiality and independence over controversial plans to construct a massive salmon farm off Inis Óirr have been raised following the emergence of minutes from a meeting between the Taoiseach and a fish farm … Continue reading

Anti-fish farm campaigner to visit Bantry

Anti-fish farm campaigner to visit Bantry

The British-born, globe-trotting salmon activist Don Staniford is to speak at a public meeting in Bantry, County Cork on his current tour of Ireland which includes the Aran Islands, Connemara, Clew Bay, Clare Island, Donegal Bay, Mulroy Bay, and Lough Swilly. Staniford, who has been described by aquaculture trade media as salmon farming’s “public enemy … Continue reading

ANTI-FISH FARM CAMPAIGNERS TO VISIT BANTRY

ANTI-FISH FARM CAMPAIGNERS TO VISIT BANTRY

International salmon activist Don Staniford is to speak at a public meeting in Bantry, County Cork on his current tour of Ireland. Staniford, who has been described by aquaculture trade media as salmon farming’s “public enemy number one”, will be accompanied by Elena Edwards of the Canadian WILD SALMON FIRST! campaign and Dr. Roderick O’Sullivan, … Continue reading

Meeting Lists the Facts against Salmon Farm

Meeting Lists the Facts against Salmon Farm

Almost 200 people attended the public meeting for supporters of the opposition to a new salmon farm in Bantry Bay at the Glengariff Eccles Hotel last Saturday. The committee of the group Save Bantry Bay called the meeting for supporters of their protest. The evening was chaired by Kieran O´Shea. Representatives of   the Federation of Irish Salmon … Continue reading

200 attend Save Bantry Bay Meeting in Glengarriff

Today´s Irish Examiner writes about Save Bantry Bay´s supporter meeting in Glengarriff: Fisheries official angry at being told to leave meeting  A Bord Iascaigh Mhara employee was asked to leave a public meeting hosted by a group opposed to a planned €3.5m fish farm. BIM regional development officer David Millard had questioned the accuracy of … Continue reading