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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 17,160 Views 17 Comments

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

Licensed to Fail: ‘Outdated’ salmon farm licensing system comes under fire from all sides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Licensed to Fail: ‘Outdated’ salmon farm licensing system comes under fire from all sides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 17,147 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
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 14,049 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
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 43,600 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'
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 31,585 Views 37 Comments

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

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 8,903 Views 34 Comments

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

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 9,768 Views 31 Comments

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

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 32,175 Views 17 Comments

How many buses fit on O’Connell Bridge?

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 26,095 Views 35 Comments

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

'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 34,601 Views 207 Comments

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

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.

More camogie drama as Wexford launch appeal over All-Ireland semi-final loss to Galway
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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 27,698 Views 29 Comments

Galway defeated Wexford by a point last Saturday.

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%.

'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 9,448 Views 42 Comments

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

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 3,723 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Oct 2nd 2011, 11:15 AM 1,593 Views 11 Comments

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