The federation of Irish Salmon and Sea Trout Anglers is warning that Government plans for a fish farm off the Galway coast may deplete salmon stocks by breaking the natural life cycle of the fish.

The group claim that Galway waters may be polluted from waste eminating from the fish-food used in open pen cages at sea.

Bord Iascaigh Mhara recently made its application for the deep-sea fish farming licence near Inis Oírr, that has the potential to create up to 500 jobs…..Galway News….17/05/12…read full article..