Read more about the article Creed rejects fisheries sector plea for COVID-19 support
Ireland’s Voluntary Fleet Tie-up Scheme has been slammed as being unfit for purpose. Image: aquartier78/Creative Commons

Creed rejects fisheries sector plea for COVID-19 support

Irish Producer Organisations are accusing the Minister of ‘failing to recognise the gravity of unprecedented crisis.’ They claim that in rejecting impassioned appeals for specific COVID supports from a beleaguered…

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Read more about the article Industry associations condemn blockades
Irish fishing industry associations have condemned the blockades aimed at denying port access to French and Spanish fishing vessels

Industry associations condemn blockades

Irish fishing associations have jointly condemned the wildcat blockades that took place recently in Dingle and Castletownbere, where French and Spanish fishing vessels were prevented from offloading catches – apparently…

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Read more about the article Irish fishing’s future tied to Brexit outcomes
The Commission’s ‘unworkable’ proposals for cod and whiting in the Celtic Sea were changed, with appropriate by-catch and catch levels set, according the KFO

Irish fishing’s future tied to Brexit outcomes

According to the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation (KFO), this week’s Council of Fisheries Ministers in Brussels has delivered a reasonable overall result on certain key stocks but has upheld misguided proposals…

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