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Ireland

KFO welcomes EU’s measures but calls for additional supports

KFO welcomes EU’s measures but calls for additional supports

The Killybegs Fisheries Organisation (KFO) has said it welcomes the suite of emergency measures proposed by the EU Commission today (April 2nd) which endeavour to mitigate the adverse effects of an industry placed in serious peril by the COVID-19 crisis and to provide...

Regional

#FishToYourDoor sees Cornwall rekindle love for fresh fish

#FishToYourDoor sees Cornwall rekindle love for fresh fish

A new campaign that facilitates quick match-making between Cornish fish merchants and fishmongers and would-be buyers across the country has been inundated with orders since launching. Cornwall-wide seafood promotion initiative Seafood Cornwall launched the...

Europe

Coronavirus: EU support for temporary cessation of fishing activities

Coronavirus: EU support for temporary cessation of fishing activities

A number of additional proposals aimed at mitigating some of the worst socio-economic impacts the global coronavirus pandemic is having on the fishing industry have been adopted by the European Commission today (April 2nd). Included among the new measures is support...

International

EU fishing reps welcome COVID-19 proposals ‘as a first measure’

EU fishing reps welcome COVID-19 proposals ‘as a first measure’

In a joint statement issued this afternoon, the European Association of Fish Producers Organisations (EAPO) and Europêche cautiously welcomed the additional COVID-19 support measures announced today (April 2) by the European Commission for the fishing sector “as a...

Research

Free Ocean Facts and Lesson Plans for Primary School children

Free Ocean Facts and Lesson Plans for Primary School children

The Marine Institute’s Explorers Education Programme’s outreach team are sharing their favourite marine facts and lesson plans about the ocean, for teachers, parents and primary school children to use while they are doing their school work from home as part of its...

Notices

Covid-19 Maritime Declarations of Health

Covid-19 Maritime Declarations of Health

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been requested to publicise amended instructions for harbour masters, shipping agents, ship-owners/operators, including ferry companies, fishing vessels and master(s) from the Health Service Executive (HSE) on the...