Seaweed Meeting at Carna

Published: April 2, 2018
Categories: News Article, Agriculture

Minister Damien English, Minister responsible for foreshore licensing, and Minister Sean Kyne, Minister for Community Development, heard a clear message at a meeting in Carna organised by Coiste Cearta Cladaí Chonamara on Friday March 30th.

Those present, representing seaweed harvesters and processors, gave a clear message to the Ministers that traditional seaweed harvesting rights had to be protected and that under no circumstances should any monopoly licensing be granted.

Pictured at the meeting were (L to R) John Bhaba Jack O’Conghaile, Coiste Cearta Cladaí Chonamara, Marian Harkin MEP and meeting Chairman Seagh MacSiurdáin, Cornarón, Inverin.