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21 March 2017: The Demise of Loch Maree

What has occurred across the west coast of Scotland over the last few decades is nothing short of a travesty. We have been responsible for the systematic demise of a great natural resource, decimating the wild populations of salmon and sea-trout in order to support big business in farmed salmon. In the case of the … Continue reading

An Phoblacht, 2 March 2014: At Swim, Two Salmons

An Phoblacht, 2 March 2014: At Swim, Two Salmons

At Swim, Two Salmons Robert Allen, An Phoblacht, 2 March 2014 It is 26 December 1796. Wolfe Tone laments his fate. ‘Notwithstanding all our blunders, it is the dreadful stormy weather and the easterly winds, which have been blowing furiously and without intermission since we made Bantry Bay, that have ruined us.’ Five days have … Continue reading