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Marine Notice Issued On Russian Military Manoeuvres

Marine Notice Issued On Russian Military Manoeuvres

Marine Notice No. 06 of 2022 Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishers, Yachtsmen and Seafarers 1. Notice of Activity The Department of Transport has been advised by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) that the Russian...

€35m BAR Funds For Harbours And Piers

€35m BAR Funds For Harbours And Piers

A new €35m scheme to rejuvenate local authority public piers and harbours throughout coastal communities has been announced. The scheme is proposed for funding under the EU Brexit Adjustment Reserve (BAR) and was one of the recommendations of the Seafood Sector...

PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION FOR A FORESHORE LICENCE

PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION FOR A FORESHORE LICENCE

PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION FOR A FORESHORE LICENCE  Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 19A of the Foreshore Act, 1933 that Dublin Port Company, Port Centre, Alexandra Road, Dublin 1, D01 H4C6 has applied for a Foreshore licence under Section 3 and 10 of the...

Appeal Launched After Fire Wipes Out Fishermen’s Gear

Appeal Launched After Fire Wipes Out Fishermen’s Gear

Two fishermen whose family have fished off the Easkey coast in west Sligo for generations have had their livelihoods destroyed overnight by a freak fire. A Go Fund Me fundraising campaign has been established online to help get Gary and Eugene Kelly back out on the...

FORSA  Confirms SFPA Industrial Action To Go Ahead

FORSA Confirms SFPA Industrial Action To Go Ahead

Fórsa advised management at the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) on 11th January last that the union was reactivating industrial action which had previously been suspended (in March 2021), and a 24-hour work stoppage by all 110 Fórsa members at SFPA is to...

Local fishermen fund new house for CoAction in Castletownbere

Local fishermen fund new house for CoAction in Castletownbere

A NEW purpose-built house for service users of CoAction in Beara, which was funded by a €250,000 donation from Castletownbere Fishermen’s Co-operative Society, has been officially opened for use. The house on Tallon Road, Castletownbere, was opened at an event which...

SFPA 24-Hour Work Stoppage To Go Ahead On Thursday

SFPA 24-Hour Work Stoppage To Go Ahead On Thursday

The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) has been notified by Forsa of forthcoming industrial action with a 24-hour work stoppage by members within the SFPA on Thursday January 20th and a further 48-hour stoppage on Wednesday January 26th and Thursday January...