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15,000 fish killed in suspected chemical poisoning in Tipperary

July 19th, 2018 Almost 15,000 fish are confirmed to have been killed in a suspected chemical poisoning in County Tipperary. Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has launched an investigation into the incident which occurred along a 5km stretch of the Ollatrim River last week. Among the estimated 14,749 fish found dead last …

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State announces plans to protect traditional seaweed harvesting rights

July 4th, 2018 A recent Government announcement to protect traditional seaweed harvesting rights has prompted support from local harvesters. The Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Damien English, TD, said that his Department will protect existing rights to seaweed harvesting and not award harvesting licences …