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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…

There has been a broad welcome in the north west, and particularly in Donegal, for a decision by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine to reject a request from fishermen in the south of Ireland for all of an additional mackerel quota to go to them. The Killybegs Fishermen’s…

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…