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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 19°C

# Salmon

All time
# fishy
Farmed salmon found in Connemara river could spread disease to wild fish, state agency warns
Escaped farmed salmon discovered in the Dawros River are a “cause for concern”.
Licensed to Fail: ‘Outdated’ salmon farm licensing system comes under fire from all sides
A report by
Niall Sargent
Noteworthy reveals internal concerns the Department of the Marine did not take sufficiently tough action over potential licence breaches by Ireland’s largest salmon operator.
Over 20 salmon farms operating with expired licences for over a decade, writes Niall Sargent in final part of Noteworthy investigation into salmon farming
State has investigated several cases of possible licence breaches by Ireland's largest salmon company
No enforcement over various farms’ failure to carry out assessments for impacts on marine biodiversity
Lice, infectious disease and taking reef fish: The impact of salmon farms on marine biodiversity
State issues licences to salmon farms to cull protected seals, documents reveal
# Tipperary
Shots fired as patrol officers discover illegal salmon fishing on River Suir
Gardaí said they are investigating the incident.
# 6 of the best
6 of the best... flavour-packed summer salmon recipes for a fresh and healthy meal
Salmon is quick to cook and takes flavours well – ideal for a summer supper. Here are some ideas.
# fish
Some salmon returning to Irish rivers with signs of bleeding and skin ulceration
This has affected populations on both the east and west coast of Ireland.
# Recall
Dunnes Stores recalls batch of salmon due to incorrect use-by date
It’s recalling the batches with the use-by date 19/02/19.
# Tipperary
Over 10,000 protected lamprey fish killed in suspected chemical poisoning
Inland Fisheries Ireland estimates that it will take several years for the species to recover.
# deadly catch
The first salmon to be caught this year in Ireland was nabbed in Fermoy
The 7lb fish was caught in the River Blackwater last Wednesday.
# food and drink
A Howth seafood firm is trying to break up Ireland's love affair with salmon
Oceanpath, one Ireland’s biggest fish processors, wants to turn people on to trout.
# Slurry
Over 1,200 dead fish found along important spawning river in Cork
Fisheries Ireland says a large discharge of raw slurry into the Owentaraglin River, a tributary of the Blackwater, is likely to have caused the fish kill.
# Catch of the day
This woman's freshly-bought salmon is going viral for being absolutely stomach-churning
Nope nope nope NOPE.
# sponsored
7 superfoods you can find at your local supermarket
You don’t have to spend big to eat well.
# Limerick
"Catastrophic" - fish kill in Limerick river wipes out trout population
“Virtually nothing has been left alive,” say Inland Fisheries.
# Fish Farm
Decision on Galway Bay salmon farm expected before the summer
An application for the fish farm was made by the Irish Sea Fisheries Board in 2012.
# darker evenings
Cork lab looks to make salmon our new source of Vitamin D
We’re now entering into the darkest months of the year, when our bodies can absorb the least Vitamin D.
# Fish Rehabilitation
€230,000 announced for 'rehabilitation' of wild salmon and sea trout
Inland Fisheries says the fund is being invested in promoting the recovery of our Atlantic salmon and sea trout stocks.
# Salmon
An Taisce: 'Marine Institute’s study on Aran fish farm isn't worth the paper it's written on'
An Taisce state that the study in to the Galway fish farm has been discredited by international scientists.
# Good Friday
Supermarket chain expects fish sales to double this week
SuperValu says its supermarkets will sell about €1 million in fish this week – more than double the usual – ahead of Good Friday.
# Salmon
How did the Salmon cross the road?
It swam of course. Fish cross road in Washington State in annual ritual.
# wildlife
Wild Atlantic salmon return to the Tolka River after 100 years
The return of the “King of Fish”, which only reproduces in clean water, to Dublin’s Tolka shows that efforts to reduce pollution in the waterway has been successful.
# queen's visit
Hungry yet? Beef and salmon on the menu for Royal dinner
Ever had Meath strawberries? How about Irish apple balsamic vinegar meringue? All on the menu in Dublin Castle tonight.