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Tsunami of Sea Lice and Pollution

Federation of Irish Salmon & Seatrout Anglers pass motion: At the National Inland Fisheries Forum  meeting in Silver Springs hotel tivoli Cork city last Wednesday night we (anglers lobby) succeeded in raising and getting a motion passed against the unbridled developments planned by minister coveney via bim who  have up to ten similar projects from Gola, … Continue reading

Protest against Marine Harvest salmon farm intensifies

Protest against Marine Harvest salmon farm intensifies

Save Bantry Bay, the group launched at a recent public meeting in Adrigole in West Cork to oppose a salmon farm at nearby Shot Head, was demonstrating outside the monthly meeting of the Bantry Harbour Commissioners last night. 40 members and their supporters raised their concerns and asked the commissioners to object against the proposed … Continue reading

"Existing Ahabeg salmon farm doubled in size"

"Existing Ahabeg salmon farm doubled in size"

Resident Tim Hanley sends this interesting information about the existing salmon farm at Ahabeg / Roancarrig, Adrigole, Bantry Bay, run by Marine Harvest: “I am concerned about the exisisting fish farm across from ahabeg, in the last few weeks the site has doubled from 9 rings to many more,  I live close by , no … Continue reading

Send Your petition to the Minister

Send Your petition to the Minister

You can now support the case against a huge new salmon farm at Shot Head, Trafrask, Bantry Bay: Send a Petition directly to the Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney. Say no to the salmon farm and ask the Minister for a public meeting before any decision is made.  Send Petition here. … Continue reading

Reminder: Meeting in Adrigole tonight

Just a quick reminder: Proposed Salmon Farm at Shot Head, Trafrask, Adrigole — this is a large development that will have a significant impact on our area. The meeting will be held on Saturday 11th February at 8.00pm in the Caha Center, Adrigole. All welcome. Sure, there´s rugby on tonight, but you cannot help Ireland … Continue reading

Residents critical about lack of participation

A grave concern relates to the lack of public participation in the consultation process for the proposed salmon farm. While local organisations were contacted local residents were not — excluding all residents of Roosk directly above the proposed site. Not a single house in Roosk which lies within 700m of the proposed cages, was contacted … Continue reading