Deal reached on fish quotas

A deal has been reached on fish quotas in Brussels.

It means increases of 20% in monkfish, 21% for horse mackerel and a 26% increase in haddock for the ports of Greencastle and Killybegs.

The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation has welcomed the deal reached but warns that Brexit remains a concern for the sector.

Donegal Fine Gael TD and Minister Joe McHugh agrees and says the trade talks in phase two of the Brexit negotiations are key for fishermen: