New strategy for Ireland's €1.15 billion seafood sector aims to boost competitiveness amidst market uncertainties

Released: 10 May 2018

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), today unveiled its new Statement of Strategy Enabling Sustainable Growth for the 2018-2020 period.

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Irish Seafood Producers Gather to Catch Tourism Opportunities along the Wild Atlantic Way

Released: 1 May 2018

Leading Irish seafood producers featured on new Taste the Atlantic trail.

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Bord Iascaigh Mhara announces details of its new fishmonger training programme

Released: 27 April 2018

BIM fishmonger training programme aimed at new entrants working in independent fishmongers and on fresh fish counters in supermarkets.

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BIM Young Fishmonger Competition evolves into a range of supports for retail clients.

Released: 24 April 2018

BIM will not be continuing with the Young Fishmonger Competition in its current format. However, BIM will be evolving the range of supports which it provides to retail clients.

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BIM Taste the Atlantic Supports Burren Slow Food Festival, 11-13 May

Released: 27 March 2018

The 2018 Burren Slow Food Festival was launched in Dublin’s Klaw Seafood Café today by festival chair Birgitta Hedin Curtin of the Burren Smokehouse in collaboration with Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) and Failte Ireland Food Champion, Niall Sabongi.

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Euro-Toques Ireland chefs meet Taste the Atlantic seafood producers

Released: 26 March 2018

Rising demand for Irish Seafood throughout Irish foodservice industry

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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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