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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…

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…

The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation is to lead a search involving a convoy of fishermen this weekend in an effort to find the two missing crewmen of Rescue 116. A sweeping search of the waters near Blackrock island where the helicopter went down is to begin on Saturday morning. A convoy…

The Killybegs Fishermen’s Association is calling on the Agriculture Minister to reject any planned cuts to fish stocks next year. The organisations has made the calls ahead of a meeting of the Council of Fisheries Ministers in Brussels next Monday to decide on Quotas for 2017. CEO of the KFO…