Value of Ireland's Seafood Sector reaches €1.15 billion

Released: 13 March 2018

BIM Report highlights scale and importance of seafood sector

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BIM announce 'Taste the Atlantic' seafood trail as headline partner to Joan Mulloy Team-Ireland Challenge

Released: 9 March 2018

Mayo sailor, first Irish female to compete in Solitaire Du Figaro race

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Bord Iascaigh Mhara to increase visibility of Women in Ireland's Seafood Industry

Released: 6 March 2018

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, today, 6th March 2018, launched a promotional campaign to profile the important role women play in Ireland’s Seafood Sector.

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Please note the Women in Seafood and Catch up events in the Galway Bay Hotel in Co. Galway, today March 1 have been cancelled

Released: 1 March 2018

Due to the extreme national weather warning, BIM unfortunately has to cancel its Women in Seafood and Catch up events in the Galway Bay Hotel in Co. Galway, today March 1st


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Burren Smokehouse recognised for sustainable sourcing and practices at Annual Green Awards

Released: 21 February 2018

The Burren Smokehouse in Co. Clare has been recognised as ‘Green Seafood Business of the Year’ at the annual Green Awards that took place in Dublin last night.

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Public consultation opens for latest version of the Certified Quality Aquaculture (CQA) Farm Standard.

Released: 9 February 2018

The draft CQA Farm Standard (Version 1.2) is open for a 60-day public consultation period from 9 Feb – 9 April 2018.

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'Greening your Seafood Business' - How to save running costs and care for the environment

Released: 20 December 2017

BIM, Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, sees a key opportunity for the Irish seafood industry to enhance its credentials as a clean, green and sustainable sector.

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Dunmore East Fishermen tackle marine litter through EU recognised 'Fishing for Litter' Proggramme

Released: 29 November 2017

The busy and vibrant fishing port of Dunmore East in County Waterford is now the 9th fishing port to participate in the Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) Fishing for Litter programme.

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Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) partners with Bangor University as part of BlueFish Project

Released: 20 November 2017

€5.5 million in EU funding will help support of aquaculture in the Irish Sea

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Ireland's best seafood retailers are honoured at BIM Awards ceremony

Released: 17 November 2017

Anne Stephens crowned the first female winner of the BIM Young Fishmonger competition

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BIM hosts the annual Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL) Conference

Released: 9 November 2017

BIM strengthens of its sustainable aquaculture standard - CQA

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Bord Iascaigh Mhara joins other EU coastal states to address Brexit concerns

Released: 1 November 2017

Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, joined representatives from EU coastal states to emphasise the importance of fisheries in Brexit negotiations.

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Bord Iascaigh Mhara launches new R&D fund at Europe's largest gathering of seafood experts

Released: 11 October 2017

Over 143 experts from 15 countries will discuss innovative technologies in the industry at the four-day international conference

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Further commitment made by Erris Inshore Fishermen's Association to tackle marine litter

Released: 10 October 2017

Local group sign up to Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s voluntary national programme in a bid to better the north Mayo coast.

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Dingle/Daingean Uí Chúis becomes the 8th Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) Fishing For Litter port to join national network

Released: 9 October 2017

Dingle/Daingean Uí Chúis has become the 8th BIM Fishing For Litter port to join the national network. Local fishmermen have worked together with BIM to address the marine litter issue in an attempt to decrease the levels of marine debris and further enhance Dingle’s status as a popular tourist destination. The announcement comes as the European ‘Our Ocean’ conference begins in Malta, with one of the key themes discussing marine litter.

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Kilkenny based Goatsbridge Trout Farm wins 'Seafood Innovation Award' at the Annual Blas na hÉireann Awards

Released: 4 October 2017

Goatsbridge Trout Farm have won this year’s Seafood Innovation Award at the Annual Blas na hÉireann awards ceremony in Dingle, Co Kerry and will receive €4,000 worth of assistance from Bord Iascaigh Mhara and a cheque for €1,000.

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BIM offers Aquaculture Research to Industry Operators to support further development

Released: 29 September 2017

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, has confirmed that the scientific research and data which the agency compiled when identifying an organic salmon farm site off the coast of Inishturk Island, Co Mayo will be offered to aquaculture operators to pursue an application for an aquaculture licence for the site.

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Final phase of judging concludes at inaugural BIM Seafood Retail Business Award

Released: 29 September 2017

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Seafood Development Agency has concluded the final phase of judging  for the inaugural Seafood Retail Business Award 2018. Winners will receive prize worth €15,000.

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New visitor attraction overlooking Kenmare Bay to celebrate Ireland's mussel industry

Released: 12 September 2017

BIM launch the ‘The Mussel House’ as part of ‘Taste the Atlantic- a Seafood Journey

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Eight Talented Fishmongers to Compete for BIM Young Fishmonger 2018 Awards!

Released: 4 September 2017

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Seafood Development Agency, is delighted to announce the shortlist for the BIM Young Fishmonger 2018 awards.

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