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The CEO of the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation says the burden due to Brexit needs to be fairly distributed between EU member states. Sean O’Donoghue was speaking after meeting with the The EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevicius, in Killybegs yesterday. He said they feel the deal is…

Fishermen from Donegal will join their counterparts from all over the County when they participate in a major protest in Dublin later this month. On the 23rd June Irish Fishing vessels both inshore and offshore from around the Irish coast will assemble at the entrance to Dublin Port from early…

The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation is describing the move by the Taoiseach to sign off on plans to impose penalty points on the industry as ‘scandalous’. It says it runs contrary to the Programme for Government, which commits to introducing a ‘level playing field.’ Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation CEO is Sean O’Donoghue.…

The Killybegs Fisherman’s Organisation have urged the next government to ensure that they leave no stone unturned in order to protect the livelihood of fishermen in the north west. Members of the KFO have previously welcomed the EU’s draft negotiating blueprint for Brexit trade talks. Seán O’Donoghue, CEO of the…

The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation says a UK Fisheries Bill published yesterday confirms the ‘worst fears’ of Irish fishermen. The bill proposes denying Irish fishermen automatic access to UK waters. Sean O’Donoghue, CEO of the fishermen’s organisation, says this would have ‘catastrophic ramifications’ for the Irish fishing industry. He says it’s…

The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation has expressed its concern ahead of the annual meeting of the Council of Fisheries Ministers. The Donegal based group claim that the industry is already in a state of heightened anxiety regarding Brexit and could now face further serious challenges and potential hardship particularly with the…