'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: 10 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

Bord Iascaigh Mhara, Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, has launched a new Research and Development fund to support Irish companies’ innovation in the seafood sector and help grow the €850million industry in line with stated Government targets.

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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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Women in Ireland's Seafood Industry Gather to Discuss the Establishment of Professional Networking Forum

Released: 28 August 2017

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency hosted a networking event in the Radisson Hotel, Dublin Airport today (28th August) aimed at women working in Ireland’s €1 billion Seafood Industry to ascertain if a professional networking forum will support and drive greater female participation in the sector.

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Donegal oyster industry, valued at €11m, celebrated in new exhibition

Released: 10 August 2017

New oyster showcase at Doagh Famine Museum launched as part of the ‘Taste the Atlantic- a Seafood Journey’ trail

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Minister of State Andrew Doyle T.D. Announces Investment of over €400,000 for 13 Coastal Community Projects across Louth, Meath and Dublin

Released: 28 July 2017

Today, (Friday 28th of July), Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Andrew Doyle T.D. joined BIM, Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency and the North East Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin to announce grant aid of €219,310 to 13 distinctive maritime projects across coastal communities in counties Louth, Meath and Dublin that will deliver a total investment of €434,337.

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Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring T.D. announces over €500,000 Investment for 22 marine projects in Mayo, Sligo

Released: 24 July 2017

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring T.D. today (Monday, 24th July) joined BIM (Bord Iascaigh Mhara), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency and the North West Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) to announce over €500,000 in total investment for 22 distinctive coastal community based projects across the counties of Mayo and Sligo.

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Eight Finalists Announced in the BIM Seafood Retail Business Awards 2018

Released: 19 July 2017

BIM is delighted to announce that eight finalists have been shortlisted for the BIM Seafood Retail Business Award 2018 today (Wednesday 19th July 2017).

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FLAG West Fisheries Local Action Group Strategy announces support for 33 distinctive community projects across Clare & Galway to the tune of €411,099

Released: 14 July 2017

Seán Kyne T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment with responsibility for Natural Resources, Community Affairs, and Digital Development today, Friday 14th July, travelled to Inis Oírr on the Aran Islands to announce the West Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) support for 33 projects along the Atlantic coastlines of counties Clare, Galway and the Aran Islands.

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