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Irish Fishing Set For The Scrapheap!

Irish Fishing Set For The Scrapheap!

Commission approves €80 million Irish Scrappage Scheme for fishery sector in the aftermath of Brexit The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, an €80 million Irish scheme to support the fishery sector affected by the effects of the withdrawal of...

KFO TO Develop North West Windfarm

KFO TO Develop North West Windfarm

Floating offshore wind project proposed for the North West The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation (KFO) and Sinbad Marine Services have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with global floating offshore wind developer and technology provider, Hexicon AB. The...

French Missile Test In Irish Waters Announced

French Missile Test In Irish Waters Announced

The Department of Transport has been advised by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) of a missile/rocket firing exercise by the French military in part of the Irish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) to the South-West of Ireland. The exercise is scheduled to take place...

Marine Minister Accused Of Double Standards

Marine Minister Accused Of Double Standards

Department facilitates landings from Russia but imposes sanctions against the landings of fish from Northern Irish Ports – IFPEA   Minister for Agriculture Deputy Charlie McConalogue sidesteps the European Union - Russian sanctions to facilitate the landing of...

IFPO Demands Fair Share of Fish from Our Own Waters

IFPO Demands Fair Share of Fish from Our Own Waters

Irish Fish Producers have called for a fairer share of the rights to fish in the waters of our 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). “Other nations catch about €250m worth of fish a year in our waters -  almost twice as much as the Irish fleet catches,” says IFPO...