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17 June 2015
Minister of State for Natural Resources, Joe McHugh TD, today speaking at the launch of an innovative €4m tourism initiative at Malin Head in Co Donegal, welcomed the fact that to date, €220,000 has...
16 June 2015
Agreement secured on production and labelling of organic products Minister Simon Coveney T.D. today at the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council outlined the major issues of importance for Ireland in...
12 June 2015
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD today launched a public consultation on a draft National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development proposing 24...
11 June 2015
Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board and Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency will be showcasing the best of Irish Seafood at the upcoming ‘SeaFest 2015’ Maritime Festival in...
9 June 2015
A multi-national team of European, Canadian, and American ocean exploration experts lead by Thomas Furey, Marine Institute, has revealed previously uncharted features on the Atlantic seabed including...
SeaFest 2015 - Ireland's Maritime Festival
8 June 2015
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,...
Haulbowline. Image courtesy of Port of Cork
4 June 2015
  €61m in funds to remediate island. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today welcomed the Government decision to allocate a total budget for the Haulbowline Island...
3 June 2015
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 Western...
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.
2 June 2015
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 Unit...
Ireland's research vessel RV Celtic Explorer is the platform for the trans-Atlantic survey
1 June 2015
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). The survey is...

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