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NFFO Training Trust offers Grants worth £100,000

NFFO Training Trust offers Grants worth £100,000

The NFFO Training Trust, the charity arm of the National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations, has announced that it will be offering grants worth a total of £100,000 to support training and safety in the fishing industry. Training Trust Chairman, Bob Casson said:...
Latest Home and Dry Campaign Launched

Latest Home and Dry Campaign Launched

‘Home and Dry’- the campaign sharing vital messages about safety at sea – is reminding those working on  fishing vessels to take three simple steps to reduce the risk of death from falling overboard. Over the recent winter, seven fishermen tragically lost their lives...
2020 Busy Year For Irish Coast Guard

2020 Busy Year For Irish Coast Guard

In an end of year commentary, the Coast Guard has highlighted, that despite the impact of Covid-19, 2020 has proven to be a relatively busy year. Overall, the Coast Guard coordinated 2643 incidents in comparison with 2490 incidents in 2019.  Activity over February,...
Unusual Fins Appear In Irish Waters

Unusual Fins Appear In Irish Waters

Unusual Fins Appear In Irish Waters Fishermen around the coast should keep an eye out for a strange sight in our waters this winter! A former army ranger has dived into a new challenge – to become the first person to circumnavigate a country by fin-swimming....