Coney Island Shellfish Limited, on Ireland’s Atlantic Coast, is a shellfish production company cultivating shellfish in Sligo Harbour since 1988.
The company takes its name from the island which straddles the Sligo Harbour estuary between the surfing village of Strandhill on the southern side, and the renowned maritime village of Rosses Point on the northern shores of the estuary.
Sligo is the principal city of the North West region of Ireland, an area that prides itself on the beauty of its landscape and the quality of its
This family-owned oyster farm specialises in the production of the pacific oyster species Crassostrea Gigas, continuing a tradition of oyster cultivation in Sligo Harbour dating back to the 19th century.
Oysters, sourced from a local shellfish hatchery, are cultivated from the juvenile stage through to market size in a four-year cycle.
The method used is oyster bags on trestles in the inter-tidal zone, on the strand adjacent to our processing facility.
Oysters are taken ashore in bags to be washed, graded by weight, and packed to order.