Ultimately, it is An Taisce’s position that the licence for the Deenish Island salmon farm in Co. Kerry should be refused as Mowi Ireland have not submitted the relevant information to address the impacts of their aquaculture operations at Deenish Island which have been carried out in breach of the Environmental Impact Assessment and Habitats Directives. We also have significant concerns about the impact of lice and escapees on the wild salmon in the area.

Read our full submission here.