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18 December 2013
 15% overall increase in tonnage to 270,000 tonnes in 2014 Following very long and difficult negotiations the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney TD announced that he has...
13 December 2013
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today attended the signing of a contract for the remediation and harbour improvement works at North Harbour, Cape Clear, Co Cork...
4 December 2013
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today launched a public consultation process on the preparation of a Marine Research and Seafood Sector Low Carbon Roadmap.  This...
29 November 2013
The Competition Authority has today [Friday] published a study of competition in the ports sector in Ireland which found competition in port services could be improved. The study was commissioned by...
29 November 2013
Eight marine foods and marine biotechnology related projects will receive €4.5m from the Food Institutional Research Measure (FIRM) 2013. Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO, Marine Institute welcomed the...
28 November 2013
Irish shipping and port activity rose by 3% in the third quarter of 2013 when compared to the corresponding period of 2012, according to the latest quarterly iShip Index and quarterly traffic review...
22 November 2013
The national launch of the European Union’s new €80 billion programme for research and innovation to create new growth and jobs in Europe (Horizon 2020) will take place in the Dublin Convention...
19 November 2013
The first issue of a six-monthly Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth newsletter is now available on the Update on Progress and News page of this website. Please click on the link below for more information....
19 November 2013
NUI Galway scientists mapped rich colony half a mile below sea surface. The habitat comprises a 150-metre vertical rock face carpeted in colonies of bivalves which may be up to 200 years old, about...
18 November 2013
Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Simon Coveney TD today welcomed the start of crucial international negotiations on mackerel quotas for the North East Atlantic.  The negotiations are...

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