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# fish - Friday 22 January, 2021

'It's the closure of coastal communities': One in four fishermen will lose their job under this Brexit deal, TDs told
# Brexit Deal
# Brexit Deal

'It's the closure of coastal communities': One in four fishermen will lose their job under this Brexit deal, TDs told

Jan 22nd 2021, 12:53 PM 12,627 Views 21 Comments

Dublin Bay prawns – our second most valuable fishery – is set to hemorrhage €7 million post-Brexit.

# fish - Monday 28 December, 2020

Taoiseach acknowledges 'severe impact' of Brexit deal during talks with fishing representatives
# Fishing Industry
# Fishing Industry

Taoiseach acknowledges 'severe impact' of Brexit deal during talks with fishing representatives

Dec 28th 2020, 6:59 PM 17,057 Views 17 Comments

Industry groups reacted angrily to the terms of the trade agreement after they were announced last week.

# fish - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Marine life threatened by dropping oxygen levels in Earth's waters, conservation group says
# Troubled Waters
# Troubled Waters

Marine life threatened by dropping oxygen levels in Earth's waters, conservation group says

Dec 7th 2019, 2:26 PM 9,756 Views 31 Comments

The IUCN said around 700 sites had been identified globally with low oxygen levels.

# fish - Friday 30 August, 2019

Investigation launched after hundreds of fish found dead in Cork river
# Algal Bloom
# Algal Bloom

Investigation launched after hundreds of fish found dead in Cork river

Aug 30th 2019, 6:02 PM 36,000 Views 26 Comments

It’s understood they died due to “a significant algal bloom”.

# fish - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Some salmon returning to Irish rivers with signs of bleeding and skin ulceration
# Fish
# Fish

Some salmon returning to Irish rivers with signs of bleeding and skin ulceration

Jun 19th 2019, 6:20 AM 45,572 Views 28 Comments

This has affected populations on both the east and west coast of Ireland.

# fish - Friday 4 January, 2019

How climate change could lead to 'enormous' losses for the global fishing industry
# Cod
# Cod

How climate change could lead to 'enormous' losses for the global fishing industry

Jan 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 7,118 Views 39 Comments

Not limiting the global rise in temperature by 1.5 degrees Celsius could have a huge impact.

# fish - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Leftover dead fish will be used to power cruise liners
# Norway
# Norway

Leftover dead fish will be used to power cruise liners

Nov 27th 2018, 6:15 AM 20,586 Views 16 Comments

The dead fish will be mixed with other organic waste to make a liquified biogas to be used instead of heavy fuel oil.

# fish - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Hundreds of dead fish wash up on beach in Donegal
# Bundoran
# Bundoran

Hundreds of dead fish wash up on beach in Donegal

Aug 1st 2018, 4:55 PM 29,253 Views 27 Comments

The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority said the scale of the incident is unusual.

# fish - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Over 10,000 protected lamprey fish killed in suspected chemical poisoning
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Over 10,000 protected lamprey fish killed in suspected chemical poisoning

Jul 17th 2018, 1:04 PM 21,566 Views 31 Comments

Inland Fisheries Ireland estimates that it will take several years for the species to recover.

# fish - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Public asked to keep an eye out for distressed fish during heatwave
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Public asked to keep an eye out for distressed fish during heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 11:12 AM 22,449 Views 28 Comments

Not everyone is enjoying the heat.

# fish - Friday 8 June, 2018

Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests
# Huge Concern
# Huge Concern

Gannets on Little Skellig are using plastic to build their nests

Jun 8th 2018, 2:47 PM 23,133 Views 30 Comments

Use of plastic by the 70,000 or so gannets in the colony has “become obvious”.

# fish - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Concern after hundreds of fish die in The Lough in Cork
# Carp
# Carp

Concern after hundreds of fish die in The Lough in Cork

May 10th 2018, 9:02 AM 32,624 Views 27 Comments

Around 450 of the 500-strong stock has died.

# fish - Saturday 14 April, 2018

The rush to sell Mexico's 'cocaine of the sea' (fish bladders) in China is pushing two species toward extinction
# Totoaba
# Totoaba

The rush to sell Mexico's 'cocaine of the sea' (fish bladders) in China is pushing two species toward extinction

Apr 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 16,834 Views 9 Comments

Totoaba swim bladders can sell for up to over €16,000 in China.

# fish - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Eel fishermen who went out of business after Irish ban may soon receive financial support
# Anglers
# Anglers

Eel fishermen who went out of business after Irish ban may soon receive financial support

Mar 25th 2018, 7:30 AM 15,216 Views 19 Comments

The government has opened up talks with the European Commission to set up a support programme.

# fish - Monday 19 February, 2018

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds

Feb 19th 2018, 7:37 AM 9,771 Views 19 Comments

It’s one of the highest reported frequencies of microplastic occurrence in fish around the globe.

# fish - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Sex of Mexican fish species so loud it could deafen dolphins, according to scientists
# Gulf Corvina
# Gulf Corvina

Sex of Mexican fish species so loud it could deafen dolphins, according to scientists

Jan 7th 2018, 10:30 AM 18,407 Views 15 Comments

A scientist said that “the collective chorus sounds like a crowd cheering at a stadium or perhaps a really loud beehive”.

# fish - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'The marine equivalent of fracking': Europe to legalise controversial pulse fishing
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

'The marine equivalent of fracking': Europe to legalise controversial pulse fishing

Nov 26th 2017, 12:00 PM 28,165 Views 40 Comments

The European Parliament’s fishing committee allowed a motion to pass legalising the controversial technique.

# fish - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Climate change blamed for Portugal facing its worst drought in more than 20 years
# Soaked Up
# Soaked Up

Climate change blamed for Portugal facing its worst drought in more than 20 years

Sep 17th 2017, 6:00 PM 19,067 Views 83 Comments

The Pego do Altar reservoir is now almost empty of water.

# fish - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts
# Addiction
# Addiction

Scientists are using painkiller-addicted fish to develop new treatments for addicts

Aug 27th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,489 Views 5 Comments

Researchers found the fish were willing to work harder and even enter risky conditions in order to get their fix.

# fish - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Transition year students are being taught a new skill - fishing
# Rod Stewards
# Rod Stewards

Transition year students are being taught a new skill - fishing

May 21st 2017, 8:00 AM 10,405 Views 21 Comments

The scheme aims to teach children fly fishing with a view to introducing them to a lifelong hobby.

# fish - Friday 14 April, 2017

'She's a curious little thing': Meet the first tropical stingray to be born in Ireland
# Bray
# Bray

'She's a curious little thing': Meet the first tropical stingray to be born in Ireland

Apr 14th 2017, 5:27 PM 12,010 Views 17 Comments

The Atlantic Cownose Ray is listed as a near threatened species and could face extinction in the future.

Trump's private country club cited for food safety violations
# Mar-a-lago
# Mar-a-lago

Trump's private country club cited for food safety violations

Apr 14th 2017, 2:55 PM 11,519 Views 23 Comments

It costs $200,000 to join Mar-a-Lago and recent VIP guests have included the leaders of Japan and China.

# fish - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Heroin-like venom from tropical fish could lead to new pain relief
# Blennies
# Blennies

Heroin-like venom from tropical fish could lead to new pain relief

Apr 8th 2017, 4:00 PM 15,071 Views 19 Comments

Experiments using lab mice found the rodents showed no sign of pain once injected with the fish venom.

# fish - Thursday 9 February, 2017

7 surprising benefits of eating fish you may not know about
# Sponsored By Birds Eye
# Sponsored By Birds Eye

7 surprising benefits of eating fish you may not know about

Feb 9th 2017, 12:16 PM 19,954 Views 14 Comments

Nothing fishy about these benefits. (Sorry.)

# fish - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

This fisherman tweets all of the horrific creatures he finds in the sea, and it's pure nightmare fuel
# Creatures Of The Deep
From The Daily Edge
# Creatures Of The Deep

This fisherman tweets all of the horrific creatures he finds in the sea, and it's pure nightmare fuel

Dec 21st 2016, 8:56 AM 7,413 Views 4 Comments

Mammy!

# fish - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Irish fishermen will be able to catch more fish next year (but less cod and pollock)
# Fishing Quotas
# Fishing Quotas

Irish fishermen will be able to catch more fish next year (but less cod and pollock)

Dec 14th 2016, 8:16 AM 7,539 Views 53 Comments

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed today announced the 2017 quotas for fishermen.

# fish - Monday 28 November, 2016

Ice rink using dead fish to attract visitors forced to shut down
# Japan
# Japan

Ice rink using dead fish to attract visitors forced to shut down

Nov 28th 2016, 7:41 AM 15,851 Views 21 Comments

“We wanted customers to experience the feeling of skating on the sea,” the theme park manager said.

# fish - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Over 700 fish found dead in tributary of River Lee after sewage spillage
# Fish Kill
# Fish Kill

Over 700 fish found dead in tributary of River Lee after sewage spillage

Aug 2nd 2016, 10:25 AM 21,079 Views 37 Comments

It took around six hours to clean the river after the incident on Saturday morning.

# fish - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Warning to swimmers over venomous fish that lurks beneath the sand
# Weever Fish
# Weever Fish

Warning to swimmers over venomous fish that lurks beneath the sand

Jul 30th 2016, 8:45 AM 38,099 Views 44 Comments

The fish carries and excruciating sting. A particular warning is being issued for this weekend.

# fish - Thursday 9 June, 2016

This photo of a fish swimming inside a jellyfish is blowing everyone's mind
# Viral
# Viral

This photo of a fish swimming inside a jellyfish is blowing everyone's mind

Jun 9th 2016, 9:24 AM 38,030 Views 23 Comments

The unusual photo – in which the fish appears to be steering the jellyfish – has been viewed more than 2.4 million times online.

# fish - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Nearly €100k worth of cannabis found hidden in dried fish
# Something Fishy
# Something Fishy

Nearly €100k worth of cannabis found hidden in dried fish

Jun 4th 2016, 12:03 PM 16,135 Views 39 Comments

The drugs came from Cotonou, Benin in West Africa.

# fish - Sunday 22 May, 2016

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry

May 22nd 2016, 8:45 AM 98,172 Views 86 Comments

Risteard O Domhnaill was behind the documentary The Pipe. Now he has returned with an acclaimed documentary voiced by Brendan Gleeson.

# fish - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Wicklow's Sammy the Seal is going viral all over the world
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

Wicklow's Sammy the Seal is going viral all over the world

Mar 13th 2016, 12:01 PM 49,869 Views 24 Comments

Stealin’ fish, menacing fishmongers, all that jazz.

Wicklow's infamous Sammy the Seal is going viral all over the world
# Sammy The Seal
From The Daily Edge
# Sammy The Seal

Wicklow's infamous Sammy the Seal is going viral all over the world

Mar 13th 2016, 10:21 AM 6,344 Views 3 Comments

Stealin’ fish, menacing fishmongers, all that jazz.

# fish - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

There could be more plastic than fish in the oceans by 2050
# Davos
# Davos

There could be more plastic than fish in the oceans by 2050

Jan 19th 2016, 8:48 PM 10,561 Views 36 Comments

Uh-oh.

# fish - Thursday 3 December, 2015

This makeup artist is sticking dead fish to her face
# Serving Fish
From The Daily Edge
# Serving Fish

This makeup artist is sticking dead fish to her face

Dec 3rd 2015, 7:04 PM 2,916 Views 4 Comments

No.

# fish - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Fancy a 'Frankenfish'? Introducing the first genetically modified animal you can eat...
# Modified DNA
# Modified DNA

Fancy a 'Frankenfish'? Introducing the first genetically modified animal you can eat...

Nov 21st 2015, 4:22 PM 17,298 Views 91 Comments

The decision from the US FDA comes after almost two decades of efforts to win approval for the salmon.

# fish - Thursday 5 November, 2015

This woman ordered a table from eBay, but got 40 bags of fish instead
# With The Fishes
From The Daily Edge
# With The Fishes

This woman ordered a table from eBay, but got 40 bags of fish instead

Nov 5th 2015, 2:52 PM 5,197 Views 2 Comments

Come for the fish, stay for the contagious laughter.

# fish - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Here's a snapshot of what a dietitian eats in a day
# Fish
# Fish

Here's a snapshot of what a dietitian eats in a day

Oct 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 59,658 Views 59 Comments

It’s not as complicated as you might think.

# fish - Friday 21 August, 2015

3,700 fish found dead in river after suspected chemical discharge
# River Clodiagh
# River Clodiagh

3,700 fish found dead in river after suspected chemical discharge

Aug 21st 2015, 2:00 PM 14,144 Views 38 Comments

Inland Fisheries Ireland said it is following a definite line of enquiry but it will take years for the river to recover.

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