Penalty points system will put fishermen’s livelihood at risk – Deputy Pringle

A Donegal Deputy has said that a new new penalty points system will put fishermen’s livelihoods at risk.

It follows confirmation from Minister Michael Creed that he is to introduce a penalty points system for fishing offences to replace the existing system.

It’s in response to a High Court judgement last year which deemed the previous system as flawed.

Deputy Thomas Pringle says if a fisherman was to lose their licence then it would ultimatley put them out of work….