Monday, 14 January 2013

Anti Salmon Farm Protest on March 2nd 2013

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013 convening for 12.00 midday.
Place: Gathering at Eyre Square, Galway.

March through the town to the Claddagh where we will meet the boatmen with their boats and then on to the Galway Bay Hotel in Salthill. The hotel is the venue for the Skipper Expo and BIM will also be present at the show which may possibly be attended by Minister Simon Coveney or another minister.
The groups that were present at today's meeting and who will be co-operating jointly for this protest are as follows:-
  • FISSTA Federation of Irish Salmon & Seatrout Anglers
  • NARA National Anglers Representative Association
  • TAFI Trout Anglers Federation of Ireland
  • SAVE BANTRYBAY
  • Salmon Watch Ireland. (formerly Stop Salmon drift nets Now)
  • The were also a good number of Angling clubs present:-
  • Tuam Anglers Ass.
  • Cregmore/Athenry Anglers Ass.
  • St. Colman's Anglers Ass.
  • Milltown Anglers Ass.
  • Corofin Anglers Ass.
  • Galway City Salmon Anglers
  • NSFAS No Salmon Farms at Sea
  • IFI also was represented.
We look forward to seeing you all there on March 2nd.