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# troubled-waters - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Licence granted for large salmon farm in Bantry Bay despite strong opposition
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Licence granted for large salmon farm in Bantry Bay despite strong opposition

Jul 1st 2021, 1:47 PM 17,426 Views 17 Comments

Decision follows six-year appeals process, with opponents ‘gutted’ and ‘extremely disappointed’ with the decision.

# troubled-waters - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Licensed to Fail: ‘Outdated’ salmon farm licensing system comes under fire from all sides
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Licensed to Fail: ‘Outdated’ salmon farm licensing system comes under fire from all sides

Jun 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 17,274 Views 14 Comments
  • 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

# troubled-waters - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Lice, infectious disease and taking reef fish: The impact of salmon farms on marine biodiversity
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Lice, infectious disease and taking reef fish: The impact of salmon farms on marine biodiversity

Jun 26th 2021, 9:15 AM 14,185 Views 10 Comments
  • State holds limited details on disease outbreaks and mortality rates at salmon farms, reports Niall Sargent of Noteworthy, our investigative platform
  • Little regulation of wild wrasse fishing for use as cleaner fish on farms despite potential marine impacts
  • Experts warn Ireland lacks baseline data to effectively monitor for salmon farm escapes

# troubled-waters - Friday 25 June, 2021

State issues licences to salmon farms to cull protected seals, documents reveal
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State issues licences to salmon farms to cull protected seals, documents reveal

Jun 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 43,719 Views 53 Comments
  • Since 2015, the NPWS granted 11 licences to farms to shoot small numbers of the protected species, reports Niall Sargent in the first part of Noteworthy's investigation into the salmon industry
  • Conservation groups have expressed shock at the decision and a lack of scientific evidence behind culling
  • The NPWS does not generally carry out site visits to monitor cull events due to 'resourcing issues'

# troubled-waters - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Despite some Phase Three optimism, TDs to be told many SMEs are 'dying' due to pandemic
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Despite some Phase Three optimism, TDs to be told many SMEs are 'dying' due to pandemic

Jun 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 31,586 Views 37 Comments

A worrying picture will be painted when representatives from a number of sectors address TDs today.

# troubled-waters - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Water quality in almost half of Ireland's lakes and rivers deemed unsatisfactory
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Water quality in almost half of Ireland's lakes and rivers deemed unsatisfactory

Dec 10th 2019, 6:00 AM 8,931 Views 35 Comments

Coastal waters had the highest proportion of water bodies in good or high ecological status, according to an EPA report.

# troubled-waters - Saturday 7 December, 2019

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

Dec 7th 2019, 2:26 PM 9,770 Views 31 Comments

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

# troubled-waters - Monday 29 October, 2018

Quiz: How much do you know about bridges around the world?
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Quiz: How much do you know about bridges around the world?

Oct 29th 2018, 9:00 PM 32,182 Views 17 Comments

How many buses fit on O’Connell Bridge?

# troubled-waters - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

SeaWorld stock drops to all-time low after it ends killer whale shows
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SeaWorld stock drops to all-time low after it ends killer whale shows

Sep 20th 2016, 10:26 PM 26,097 Views 35 Comments

Earlier this year, the Orlando, Florida, company said it won’t breed killer whales and would stop using them in shows.

# troubled-waters - Thursday 11 February, 2016

'I'm told I'm very transfer friendly': Joan isn't too worried about that poll
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'I'm told I'm very transfer friendly': Joan isn't too worried about that poll

Feb 11th 2016, 1:55 PM 34,606 Views 207 Comments

The Labour leader is in serious danger of losing her seat, according to a new constituency poll.

# troubled-waters - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

The EU has a new framework for how US tech giants handle your data
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The EU has a new framework for how US tech giants handle your data

Feb 2nd 2016, 6:26 PM 6,841 Views 4 Comments

The details concerning the EU-US Privacy Shield will be finalised over the coming months.

# troubled-waters - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

More camogie drama as Wexford launch appeal over All-Ireland semi-final loss to Galway
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From The42
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More camogie drama as Wexford launch appeal over All-Ireland semi-final loss to Galway

Aug 19th 2015, 5:01 PM 27,708 Views 29 Comments

Galway defeated Wexford by a point last Saturday.

# troubled-waters - Friday 31 October, 2014

Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue
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Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue

Oct 31st 2014, 8:49 AM 7,104 Views 6 Comments

Its net loss for the half year ballooned to nearly €794 million, causing it to replace its mobile chief and cut staff in its global smartphone unit by 15%.

# troubled-waters - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

'Phil Hogans' hold protest against controversial Kilkenny bridge
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'Phil Hogans' hold protest against controversial Kilkenny bridge

Aug 5th 2014, 12:12 PM 9,449 Views 42 Comments

Protesters are keeping up a 24-hour presence at the construction site of a bridge over the River Nore.

# troubled-waters - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Former Milan enforcer Gattuso under investigation for match-fixing
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Former Milan enforcer Gattuso under investigation for match-fixing

Dec 17th 2013, 1:19 PM 3,726 Views 12 Comments

The ex-Italy international is in trouble for potential links to ‘criminals with intent to commit sporting fraud.’

# troubled-waters - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Three more England players land themselves in hot water
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From The42
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Three more England players land themselves in hot water

Oct 2nd 2011, 11:15 AM 1,596 Views 11 Comments

Martin Johnson has reprimanded three of his players after they made lewd comments to a female hotel worker in New Zealand.