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UK Government Consults On Flagships and Quotas

UK Government Consults On Flagships and Quotas

The UK government is seeking views on new measures to boost the fishing industry, including how to fairly distribute the new opportunities from leaving the Common Fisheries Policy, and increase the economic benefits from fishing activity for UK coastal communities....

FLAG South West Region Call for Applications

FLAG South West Region Call for Applications

Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG), supported by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, is inviting applications for the South West FLAG region. Apply online at bim.flexigrant.com Full details are available on Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s funding page, www.bim.ie/ Our...

Applications Sought For FLAG South Region

Applications Sought For FLAG South Region

Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG), supported by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, is inviting applications for the South FLAG region. Apply online at bim.flexigrant.com Full details are available on Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s funding page,  www.bim.ie/ Our...

Britain can’t have its cake and eat it say KFO

Britain can’t have its cake and eat it say KFO

  UK cannot expect to retain EU membership fishing benefits, post-Brexit The complexity of moulding Britain’s future relationship with the EU is nowhere more evident than in fisheries where the UK cannot expect to retain the privileges of membership while...

High Court Overturns 6 Mile Ban.

High Court Overturns 6 Mile Ban.

A High Court judgment from Justice Michael McGrath has found that the ban on over 18mtr vessels fishing inside the 6 mile limit is void and of no legal effect. The judgement follows from an application for a judicial review taken by Tom Kennedy and Neil Minihane...

Irish Waters Could Be Left Unprotected

Irish Waters Could Be Left Unprotected

Fears have been expressed that an accidental fire on a Naval Service patrol ship, combined with ongoing manpower shortages, could reduce the navy to almost 60pc normal operational flexibility. A full engineering assessment is now underway of the P52 LÉ Niamh after a...

Changes To  VHF Working Channels Announced

Changes To VHF Working Channels Announced

Marine Notice No. 44 of 2020 Further to Marine Notice No. 36 of 2020 issued on 1st September 2020, the Irish Coast Guard would like to again draw the public’s attention to changes to the VHF working channels currently used for communications with the public. This will...