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Fishermen from Donegal will be waiting to see the outcome of an EU vote today that could pave the way for a new fund that will benefit European Fishermen.   MEPs are expected to give the go-ahead to the 6 billion euro fund.   The vote in Strasbourg is taking…

Fishermen from Donegal will join their counterparts from all over the country when they participate in a major protest in Dublin on Wednesday. Irish fishing vessels, both inshore and offshore, will assemble at the entrance to Dublin Port from early morning. A rally will be held at in Guild Street…

A Donegal TD has appealed to the government to listen to the voice of fishermen ahead of a debate which is due to take place today on the  statutory instrument’ recently signed by An Taoiseach Micheál Martin.   The recently introduced bill has imposed a penalty points system for Ireland’s…

The Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food, and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD says the Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine Michael Creed needs to review the COVID-19 Voluntary Fleet Tie-up Scheme and deliver supports for the fishing sector.     The Donegal TD says “The voluntary fleet tie-up…

Chief Executive of Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation claims there will be “chaos and mayhem” if they cannot access UK waters after March 29th next. The government’s Brexit contingency plans lacks details for fisheries. The document published last night says the government is committed to avoiding a hard border but it doesn’t…

Coastal communities in Donegal say they’re shocked following the weekend deaths  of two fishermen. The men – believed to be Lithuanian – were fishing off the coast when they tragically lost their lives. Post mortems are due to be carried out today. The body of the first man washed up on…