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Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency
Marine Minister Michael Creed (third from right) launched the new manual available in English, Irish, Arabic, Malay, Russian and Spanish  
Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s seafood development agency has launched a fishermen’s health manual. The short manual offers practical advice on keeping healthy at sea and on land and has been translated into five languages. The BIM Fishermen’s Health Manual…
BIM Supports Joan Mulloy’s Pioneering Figaro Challenge
#Figaro - Bord Iascaigh Mhara will support for Joan Mulloy in her challenge this year as the first Irish female sailor to compete in the world famous Solitaire du Figaro race. The solo, multi-stage race spans the length of the…
An Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) Seek New Chief Executive
#fishing – BIM, the Irish Sea Fisheries Board, are seeking a person with a record of success as a leader, preferably in the marine sector, to become its Chief Executive. The post is advertised in this morning's Irish Times newspaper.…
BIM Won't Divulge Galway Bay Fish Farm Interested Parties
#FishFarm - Bord Iascaigh Mhara is keeping mum when it comes to naming who's expressed an interest in operating the controversial Galway Bay fish farm, according to the Connacht Tribune. The fisheries board would only confirm than 21 investors and…
BIM Report Says Ireland Could Take Bigger Spot In Seaweed Market
#Seaweed - Seaweed cultivation could be a big winner for jobs and the economy, according to a new report by Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM). The Irish Times has more on the report commissioned for a conference held by the Irish sea…
Young Fishmongers Sharpen Their Skills For Second Annual BIM Contest
#Seafood - The five finalists in the Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) Young Fishmonger 2015 competition had their practical skills put to the test today (12 November) ahead of the awards ceremony later this month. BIM's Seafood Development Centre in Clonakilty,…
BIM Seeks Members for Regional Inshore Fisheries Forums
#inshorefisheries – Following the launch of the National Inshore Fisheries Forum (NIFF) earlier this year by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Mr. Simon Coveney T.D. and the recent agreement on the terms of reference for the forum; BIM…
BIM Plans Second West Coast Fish Farm As Local Concerns Remain
#FishFarm - While the proposed Aran Islands fish farm remains in limbo after plans were halted by Brussels, The Irish Times reports that Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) is to seek a licence for a second large-scale salmon aquaculture project off…
BIM Pulls Out Of Galway Bay Fish Farm Meeting
#FishFarm - Galway Bay FM reports that Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has pulled out of a public meeting on the proposed Galway Bay deep sea fish farm scheduled for this evening (25 April). The Sinn Féin-organised meeting at the Westwood…
BIM to Hold Public Tender for Galway Bay Fish Farm
#FISHFARM - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) is set to hold a public tender process for the development of the proposed deep sea fish farm in Galway Bay, according to The Irish Times. Financiers around the world have expressed interest in…
BIM Brings Fish Farm Consultation to Aran Islands
#GALWAY FISH FARM - Galway Bay FM reports that a series of direct public consultations on the proposed Aran Islands fish farm in Galway Bay will begin this week. Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) is organising the meetings on the islands…
Campaigners In Dispute with BIM Over Galway Bay Fish Farm Report
#GALWAY FISH FARM - Environmental campaigners have retracted their accusation that Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) suppressed a report critical of the proposed deep-sea fish farm in Galway Bay. The Galway Independent reports on a statement released by lobby group Friends…
BIM Decries 'Scare Tactics', Urges Support for Fish Farming
#FISHING - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has called on environmental campaigners opposed to changes in the current fish farm licensing system to "get behind Ireland's aquaculture industry". In a letter to The Irish Times yesterday, the fisheries board wrote in…
BIM Announces Delay in Licence Application for Europe's Largest Organic Fish Farm
#FISHING - Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) has announced a "substantial delay" before it publishes the licence application for the controversial proposed deep-sea fish farm in the Aran Islands, as Galway Bay FM reports. Though publication was originally planned for the…
BIM Refutes Claims by Anglers' Group Over Galway Bay Salmon Farm
#FISHING - Bord Iascaigh Mhára (BIM) has moved to allay fears that the proposed new fish farm in the Aran Islands would have a detrimental effect on wild salmon numbers, according to the Galway Independent. BIM was reacting to concerns…
Seascapes this Friday (July 24, 2009) Tom MacSweeney interviews the Chief Executive of Bord Iascaigh Mhara, the State fisheries board, who speaks for the first time in defence of his organisation which Bord Snip Nua has recommended for abolition.