Two Donegal aquaculture companies to share €134,000 in funding

first_img Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Minister Joe McHugh has welcomed Government grants towards a €134,000 investment in two local aquaculture companies.Trabay Limited in Lettermacaward is to receive €33,830 towards a total investment of €83k in oyster handling machinery.Ocean Farms Limited in Inver is to to receive €25,805 Government grant towards a €51,610 investment in research.The Donegal TD said: “I want to thank Minister Michael Creed for this very welcome grant aid today to two important Donegal companies.“It is part of a €240M investment over six years in the industry nationally.”Minister Creed said: “I welcome the continued and increasing level of capital investment in our aquaculture sector which will underpin our ambitions to significantly grow our production in the coming years.“I am delighted also to see recent efforts by my Department and BIM to encourage our third level institutions to become involved in the research agenda for the sector coming to fruition with three of our best third level institutions receiving approval for applied research to assist our sector in innovating and developing new technical knowledge to support the sustainable growth of the sector, together with two further industry research projects.” News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Previous articleNew Bishop of Raphoe reveals major reshuffle within the DioceseNext articleTyrone County Board hold their September meeting tonight News Highland Pinterest Google+ Google+ WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twittercenter_img Two Donegal aquaculture companies to share €134,000 in funding Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook WhatsApp Twitter By News Highland – September 5, 2017 Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Homepage BannerNewslast_img read more