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Podcast: OPPORTUNITY TO PROMOTE THE FISHING INDUSTRY MUST BE TAKEN

Two weeks ago the MARINE TIMES reported proposals made by the Irish South and West Fish Producers’ Organisation for development of the domestic fish market. The FPO called on BIM to carry out a ‘Market Evaluation’ of Ireland’s domestic market.

Listen to the Podcast here

Art Kavanagh, QFA, is a Marine Consultant based in Killybegs, Co.Donegal, one of the best-known financiers for the industry, who is credited as being the main innovator in developing banking support for fishing.

He has written to Bord Bia and Bord Iascaigh Mhara, calling for stronger and more effective promotional support for fishing. He says there is considerable opportunity at present.

In this week’s MARINE TIMES PODCAST he tells Deputy Editor, Tom MacSweeney, why this opportunity to promote the fishing industry must be taken.