Garvan to skipper
fishing college in Greencastle
BORD Iascaigh Mhara (BIM)
is delighted to announce the appointment of Garvan
Meehan as Principal of the National Fisheries College of
Ireland in Greencastle.
Garvan brings a wealth of experience both at sea and
onshore to the post. A qualified chief engineer with a
BEng in Naval Architecture, he has held posts as Chief
Engineer at sea and as a Marine Technical Superintendent
ashore. He was also previously a marine engineering
skills instructor with BIM.
Garvan Meehan appointed
Principal of the National Fisheries College in
This position will play a
key role in the further development and enhancement of
the college curriculum and the services it offers to the
seafood sector, as well as overseeing capital investment
projects within the college.
Garvan also has a strong personal family link to the
facility. The building was built by a local builder and
furniture maker, who was also Garvan’s maternal
In fact, a lot of the furniture is original, and Garvan
believes that his ‘new’ principal desk was one of those
supplied by his grandfather, so it seems fitting that he
is now at the helm!