Fisheries


Challenges of Common Fisheries Policy to be evaluated

Donegal minister Charlie McConalogue has welcomed a commitment by Fisheries Commissioner, Virginijus Sinkevičius, to undertake a full evaluation of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). Speaking following a meeting of fisheries ministers in Bruges, the Minister…




Fisheries’ low carbon efforts boost sustainability

A study into the carbon footprint of the Atlantic seafood sector has been hailed as a resounding endorsement for industry. Killybegs Chief Scientific and Sustainability Officer, Dr Edward Farrell has said ongoing efforts by fishermen…


Fisheries funding cut in Budget 2024 is ‘shocking’

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Fisheries and the Marine, Pádraig Mac Lochlainn TD, has criticised cuts to the fisheries Budget for next year. The Department of Agriculture’s €1.9 billion budget, down from €2.1 billion last year, was…