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The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation has welcomed a report which re-evaluates the quantity of mackerel permitted to be caught of Irish coasts. The report, published by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) shows a significant increase in the mackerel stocks available. Last year the KFO says it…

The CEO of the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation has described the comments made by a former head of his organisation this week on the Brexit negotiations as ‘misinformed’. Former CEO of the KFO Joey Murrin hit out at comments made by Theresa May on fishing post Brexit and called on Minister…

The head of the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation says that Brexit is undoubtedly the biggest challenge facing the fishing sector in 2017. Sean O’Donoghue says the sector is extremely vulnerable due to the nature of the boundaries. While he says the worst impacts are unlikely to be felt until 2019 or…

An EU Fisheries meeting is continuing in Brussels this evening. Sean O’Donoghue of the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation is attending the meeting. He is calling for any potential cuts to fish stocks to be reversed. They are calling for any proposed cuts to certain key stocks need to be reversed or…

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…