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Fishing vessels from Donegal and all over the Country will sail up the Liffey this morning to join a large protest in Dublin city.   Fishing organisations from across the country say their sector is in crisis and will gather outside the Dáil.   Among their complaints is a 15…

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…

Fishermen say the Government must put forward real supports, and ‘not just nice words’ to help them through Brexit.   Industry representatives met with the Taoiseach and the Ministers for Agriculture and Foriegn Affairs yesterday.   It’s after the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation hit out at the trade deal when it…

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 Minister for Agriculture Minister Michael Creed and his officials have been accused of putting the livelihood of fishermen at risk in the North West and endangering the future of the entire fisheries industry. That’s the view of a leading fisheries Spokesman in Donegal. Minister Creed has rejected appeals for…

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…