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SeaFest 2015 - Ireland's Maritime Festival
08 Jun
Marking World Oceans Day across the globe today (8 June), Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney T.D., has announced the first national celebration of Ireland's oceans
03 Jun
Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Simon Coveney TD today welcomed a new Regional Agreement (brokered by Ireland) to reduce the wasteful discarding of unwanted fish.  The North Wester
A major international event on Ireland's Blue Growth will be hosted in Ringaskiddy, Cork during SeaFest 2015. Pictured on board the LE Samuel Beckett at the announcement that the second annual Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth Conference will be held in Cork on 10 July are: Officer Commanding L.E. Samuel Beckett Lt Cdr Anthony Geraghty, Minister Simon Coveney T.D., Conor Healy CEO Cork Chamber, Chairman of Bord Iascaigh Mhara Kieran Calnan. Photograph: Darragh Kane.
02 Jun
Ireland's blue economy is performing on average better than the general economy according to the 3rd Report on Ireland's Ocean Economy, soon to be published by the Socio-Economic Marine Research Un
Ireland's research vessel RV Celtic Explorer is the platform for the trans-Atlantic survey
01 Jun
A multi-national team of European, Canadian, and American ocean mapping experts launch the first trans-Atlantic mapping survey under the Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance (1 June 2015).
28 May
Registration is now open for the annual Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth Conference, hosted in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork on Friday, July 10th 2015.
28 May
Mr Alan Kelly T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, today (28 May 2015) welcomed the presentation of 144 beach awards, an increase of 10 on the 2014 number.
21 May
The new regime will extend Ireland’s ban on seabass fishing to all EU vessels.
20 May
Shipping and port activity in the Republic of Ireland rose by 6% in the first quarter of 2015 when compared to the corresponding period of 2014, according to the latest quarterly iShip Index* publi
20 May
A  ‘new experience to take your breath away’, that’s the promise from Great Lighthouses of Ireland, an EU INTERREG IVA funded tourism initiative which was launched today, (Wednesday) by the Ministe