We have been contacted by a number of Radio Stations for both broadcast and print
Patricia Messenger of C103.ie Radio speaks with Micheal Collins TD piece starts at 1:02:13] in this Podcast.
Mayo Radio on 3rd May - 'The Bantry mechanical harvest licence is especially of interest to Co. Mayo, as BioAtlantis also have an application for a licence submitted for Clew Bay in Mayo'
Thoroughly informative discussion on the topic with very interesting interview with Tony Lowes of Friends of the Irish Environment both fascinating and depressing.
Local radio in Youghal, East Cork. Talking with Deirdre Fitzgerald about the licence to mechanically harvest seaweed in Bantry Bay. Aired as part of the "Crossing the Line" programme.
A "Thank You" to Patricia Messenger of C103.ie Radio for airing our concerns over the licence issued to BioAtlantis Ltd to harvest 1860 acres of Kelp Forrest in Bantry Bay. Patricia speaks with Deirdre Fitzgerald from 32:30 in this Podcast.
Very informative SWANsounds podcast by the Sustainable Water Network (Ireland). At 21min 20sec it relates to Bantry Bay and the proposed mechanical havest of 753 hectares (1860 acres). If you have more time do try to listen to the 30 minute podcast as it is very interesting!
In our second episode, we delve into the complicated world of Irish seaweed policy. Once an under-valued resource, demand is now soaring and that's both exciting and cause for trepidation. In our quest to find out what will happen to these valuable ecosystems - and the livelihoods of the men and women who've harvested seaweed by traditional methods for generations - we talk to our member organisation Coastwatch, the harvesting plant Arramara, and the Foreshore Section of the government.