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There has been widespread anger in the fishing industry to the news that the Taoiseach (who had also been acting minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine before yesterday) Michael Martin has enacted a controversial penalty points legislation without consulting key stakeholders in the industry.   The CEO of the…

The CEO of the Killybegs Fishermen Organisations has moved to allay fears over the threat of Covid-19 at local fishing harbours   Earlier this weeks a group of protesters – including 40 fishermen – were stopping crew from foreign fishing boats entering Dingle in Co. Kerry.   Sean O’ Donoughe…

The Killybegs Fisheries Organisation (KFO) has welcomed the EU’s draft negotiating blueprint for Brexit trade talks stating that insofar as fisheries is concerned, the deal offers tangible hope to the Irish industry and provides a timely boost after a bruising, exhausting period of negotiation. However the Donegal based group have…