Killybegs fish weighing controversary leads to threats of blocking Dublin Port



A Donegal fisherman is warning that Dublin Port may have to be blocked over the ongoing fish weighing controversy at Killybegs.

‘The Lauren’ is yet another vessel caught up in the debacle – its catch ended up being sent to a fishmeal factory on Friday, resulting in a loss of 50 thousand euro.

It’s understood that SEPA officers boarded the vessel and instructed that the fish be weighed using a system which would effectively result in the catch being destroyed.

Skipper of the Lauren Denis Carberry says other nations have more fishing rights in Irish waters than Ireland has itself, and claims the Government is doing nothing about it: