Wednesday February 26, 2020

Focus On: Ireland’s seafood sector is driving the blue economy

Sales at home and abroad are steadily growing

6th March, 2016
Aileen Deasy from Bord Iascaigh Mhara's SDC with Colin Ross and James Ross from Iasc Seafood Pic: Gerard McCarthy

The Irish seafood sector offers the most immediate potential for growth in Ireland’s blue economy, according to Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Seafood Development Agency.

“Valued at €911 million and employing over 11,000 people directly and indirectly in our coastal communities, Irish seafood sales at home and abroad are steadily growing,” said BIM’s director of business development and innovation Donal Buckley.

“The global demand for high-quality protein, particularly on Asian...

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