SAVE DUNMANUS BAY
BAY MARINE ASSOCIATION
Cove Beach SAC
Saltwater Heritage Ltd
Kikcrohane Development Association
Mizen Head Visitor Centre
Bhaire Community Council
Sheep's Head Way
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In the face of
objections by the Association of Dunmanus Bay Fishermen and the
Dunmanus Bay Marine Association Simon Coveney, Minister for
Agriculture, Food and the Marine made a decision to grant a license for
a large intensive mussel farm in Dunmanus Bay approximately midway
between Kiltomane and Ahakista, directly over sustainably managed
wildfishing grounds. Appeals were lodged to the Aquaculture Licenses
Appeals Board (ALAB) by the Association of Dunmanus Bay Fishermen and
the Dunmanus Bay Marine Association, both of whom have both been
working to protect Dunmanus Bay from intensive aquaculture since 1992.
appeal was upheld by ALAB and the license was refused.
|To read ALAB's documentation, click here, and here
the clarity of the water in the above picture.
SITUATION HAS ARISEN DATED JUNE 30TH. 2012
WHICH AFFECTS THE KILCROHANE AHAKISTA COASTAL AREA.
Click here for details
(Following dates back to Spring 2010)
King Seafoods have carried out a scoping study.
They had hoped
to install salmon farm cages in the pristine waters of
a productive inlet that has supported fishermen and their
families for generations.
The entire Dunmanus Community are
unanimous in their rejection of the idea.
King Seafoods must go away and think again.
here for BIM Nationwide Report
proposed aquaculture sites in
existing unspoilt locations
Bay Marine Association
was formed in 1995
to protect the pristine waters of Dunmanus
from the threat of aquaculture.
The committee, made
up of members of the local community, includes
representatives of fishermen,
interests, divers, sea anglers, whale watchers, community groups
Because the new threat of salmon farming is more
serious, the Association is in process of becoming a registered
by guarantee and with charitable status. The objectives have been
widened to focus on job creation for the Dunmanus Bay region
sustainable tourism and
promotion of the Bay as the last unspoiled Bay in South West Ireland.
HIDDEN JEWEL OF SW IRELAND!
Dunmanus Bay Marine