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Scheme To Support New Entrants Into The Fishing Industry

Scheme To Support New Entrants Into The Fishing Industry

A Young Fishermen Scheme has been announced today. This scheme is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union under the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund 2021-2027 (EMFAF).   Where the recent schemes announced by the Minister provide...

Iconic Fastnet Lighthouse marks its 120th Anniversary

Iconic Fastnet Lighthouse marks its 120th Anniversary

One of Ireland’s best known and most iconic lighthouses, the granite tower of Fastnet Lighthouse off the Cork coast is 120 years today.  The lighthouse plays as crucial a role to navigation now as it did in 1904.   Irish Lights will mark the anniversary next...

Life At Sea – Post Brexit

Life At Sea – Post Brexit

The Last Catch of the Aquila Words & Photos By Finbarr O’Reilly  - This story was produced with support from the Pulitzer Center. This article is the first in a series of insights into the state of the Irish Fishing Industry and the daily struggle to survive and...

Muireann Brings The Fight To EU

Muireann Brings The Fight To EU

Fisherwoman Muireann Kavanagh, aged 14, from Arranmore Island, Co. Donegal has travelled to Strasbourg, France to the European Parliament where she held a series of meetings with MEPs, facilitated by Chris MacManus MEP. She is highlighting the recent closure of the...