PLANS for the west coast of Ireland, including Bantry Bay, to become the global centre for salmon farming have been unveiled by Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM). Outlined in BIM’s corporate strategy 2013-2017 document, marine minister Simon Coveney plans to deliver up to 1,200 jobs and €1bn seafood sales in the sector beginning next year. The development of the salmon farming industry will be a key factor in the projected jobs growth, according to BIM chairman Kieran Calnan…
The Southern Star, 26/07/13.  Read the full article ‘€1bn salmon farming plan condemned‘.