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#Fisheries

# fisheries - Friday 8 January, 2021

'Increased risk of enforcement' by Scotland over Rockall fishing vessels, Government warns
# North Atlantic
# North Atlantic

'Increased risk of enforcement' by Scotland over Rockall fishing vessels, Government warns

Jan 8th 2021, 7:51 PM 23,992 Views 48 Comments

It comes days after a Donegal fishing vessel was prevented from fishing in the waters around Rockall by a Marine Scotland patrol boat.

# fisheries - Monday 28 December, 2020

Taoiseach acknowledges 'severe impact' of Brexit deal during talks with fishing representatives
# Fishing Industry
# Fishing Industry

Taoiseach acknowledges 'severe impact' of Brexit deal during talks with fishing representatives

Dec 28th 2020, 6:59 PM 17,060 Views 17 Comments

Industry groups reacted angrily to the terms of the trade agreement after they were announced last week.

# fisheries - Thursday 24 December, 2020

'We won't accept this': Post-Brexit trade agreement disappoints Irish fishing industry
# Brexit
# Brexit

'We won't accept this': Post-Brexit trade agreement disappoints Irish fishing industry

Dec 24th 2020, 5:57 PM 60,893 Views 53 Comments

Meanwhile, business groups are cautiously optimistic about the deal

# fisheries - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Explainer: Why is Ireland looking for observer status at the Arctic Council?
# Pole Position
# Pole Position

Explainer: Why is Ireland looking for observer status at the Arctic Council?

Dec 3rd 2020, 11:00 PM 15,818 Views 22 Comments

Cabinet has agreed that Ireland should apply for observer status at the Arctic Council.

# fisheries - Friday 27 November, 2020

Talks on 'almost impossible' trade deal spill into weekend as focus shifts to fisheries
# Brexit Saga
# Brexit Saga

Talks on 'almost impossible' trade deal spill into weekend as focus shifts to fisheries

Nov 27th 2020, 2:30 PM 10,027 Views 8 Comments

Although the focus has mostly been on State aid and the level-playing field, that is shifting to fisheries in the past few weeks.

# fisheries - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

So long and thanks for all the fish: Irish fishermen say UK Brexit position could spell 'unmitigated disaster'
# Brexit Talks
# Brexit Talks

So long and thanks for all the fish: Irish fishermen say UK Brexit position could spell 'unmitigated disaster'

Jul 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 98,207 Views 26 Comments

Today had been the date set for both sides to reach an agreement on fisheries. But of course, more time is needed.

# fisheries - Friday 5 June, 2020

UK backtracking on key Brexit commitments, says Michel Barnier
# Brexit Negotiations
# Brexit Negotiations

UK backtracking on key Brexit commitments, says Michel Barnier

Jun 5th 2020, 2:28 PM 13,807 Views 21 Comments

EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier lamented that no progress had been made in the fourth round of post-Brexit trade talks

# fisheries - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Head of Scottish fishing group says Ireland would be 'unwise' to pick fight over Rockall
# Fisheries
# Fisheries

Head of Scottish fishing group says Ireland would be 'unwise' to pick fight over Rockall

Jun 8th 2019, 3:38 PM 60,261 Views 145 Comments

The Irish government said yesterday it rejected Scotland’s warnings of “enforcement action” against Irish fishing vessels.

# fisheries - Friday 7 June, 2019

Irish govt rejects Scottish threat of 'enforcement action' against Irish fishing vessels near Rockall
# Ongoing Dispute
# Ongoing Dispute

Irish govt rejects Scottish threat of 'enforcement action' against Irish fishing vessels near Rockall

Jun 7th 2019, 7:30 PM 24,049 Views 60 Comments

The jurisdiction over the 12 mile area around Rockall have long been disputed.

# fisheries - Friday 31 May, 2019

Landing of v-notched crawfish to be banned under law in bid to restore numbers in Irish coastal waters
# Late De-Bait
# Late De-Bait

Landing of v-notched crawfish to be banned under law in bid to restore numbers in Irish coastal waters

May 31st 2019, 10:32 PM 22,971 Views 22 Comments

The move follows a decline in crawfish landings in recent years.

# fisheries - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

EU will allow UK to fish in its waters until December 2019 in a no-deal Brexit - if UK allows the same
# No Deal Brexit
# No Deal Brexit

EU will allow UK to fish in its waters until December 2019 in a no-deal Brexit - if UK allows the same

Apr 10th 2019, 3:22 PM 7,232 Views 15 Comments

Minister for the Marine Michael Creed warned against concentrating the EU’s fishing fleet into Ireland’s 200-mile fishing zone.

# fisheries - Thursday 15 November, 2018

'UK's strongest card is fisheries': Fish sector could be left out of Brexit customs deal
# Customs Arrangement
# Customs Arrangement

'UK's strongest card is fisheries': Fish sector could be left out of Brexit customs deal

Nov 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 11,270 Views 13 Comments

The fisheries issue is one of the sticking points in securing a final Brexit deal.

# fisheries - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Plans begin on 'state-of-the-art' multimillion marine park in Galway Gaeltacht
# Páirc Na Mara
# Páirc Na Mara

Plans begin on 'state-of-the-art' multimillion marine park in Galway Gaeltacht

Dec 31st 2017, 9:33 PM 32,478 Views 37 Comments

It’s hoped the park will generate employment and investment in the disadvantaged rural Gaeltacht area.

# fisheries - Saturday 30 December, 2017

A disputed Irish-UK territory is one of many fishing problems caused by Brexit
# Lough Foyle
# Lough Foyle

A disputed Irish-UK territory is one of many fishing problems caused by Brexit

Dec 30th 2017, 7:15 AM 34,100 Views 24 Comments

Both Ireland and the UK claim Lough Foyle as their own – so what fishing rules will be implemented after Brexit?

# fisheries - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'The marine equivalent of fracking': Europe to legalise controversial pulse fishing
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

'The marine equivalent of fracking': Europe to legalise controversial pulse fishing

Nov 26th 2017, 12:00 PM 28,174 Views 40 Comments

The European Parliament’s fishing committee allowed a motion to pass legalising the controversial technique.

# fisheries - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Are fisheries the first casualty in a Brexit split between Ireland and the UK?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Are fisheries the first casualty in a Brexit split between Ireland and the UK?

Jul 16th 2017, 10:32 AM 15,555 Views 28 Comments

If the UK continues to lift the drawbridge on its waters, it could cause problems for Ireland.

# fisheries - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Ireland calls UK withdrawal from fisheries agreement 'unhelpful and unwelcome'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Ireland calls UK withdrawal from fisheries agreement 'unhelpful and unwelcome'

Jul 2nd 2017, 12:01 PM 21,143 Views 119 Comments

The announcement will cause concern for Irish and other EU fishing industries.

# fisheries - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Asian Clam invasion prompts Longford angling ban
# The Shellfish Gene
# The Shellfish Gene

Asian Clam invasion prompts Longford angling ban

Sep 11th 2014, 5:29 PM 12,394 Views 15 Comments

“An aggressive alien invasive species.”

# fisheries - Friday 8 August, 2014

€230,000 announced for 'rehabilitation' of wild salmon and sea trout
# Fish Rehabilitation
# Fish Rehabilitation

€230,000 announced for 'rehabilitation' of wild salmon and sea trout

Aug 8th 2014, 12:25 PM 5,036 Views 21 Comments

Inland Fisheries says the fund is being invested in promoting the recovery of our Atlantic salmon and sea trout stocks.

# fisheries - Thursday 7 August, 2014

650 fish killed in Limerick slurry spill
# Fish Kill
# Fish Kill

650 fish killed in Limerick slurry spill

Aug 7th 2014, 2:46 PM 9,362 Views 16 Comments

Salmon and trout were killed in Kilmallock in Limerick.

# fisheries - Monday 16 December, 2013

Coveney facing "exceptionally tough" negotiations on fishing quotas
# Fish
# Fish

Coveney facing "exceptionally tough" negotiations on fishing quotas

Dec 16th 2013, 11:44 AM 3,827 Views 25 Comments

Proposals put forward by the European Commission would severely cut quotas for some of the stocks of vital importance to Irish fishing communities.

# fisheries - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row

Jul 16th 2013, 2:02 PM 6,375 Views 36 Comments

Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson says that any EU sanctions would violate international trade law.

# fisheries - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Coveney makes "major step" for Irish fishermen
# Fishing
# Fishing

Coveney makes "major step" for Irish fishermen

May 15th 2013, 10:01 AM 4,423 Views 15 Comments

The Minister for Agriculture has said that final negotiations on the Common Fisheries Policy are to begin soon.

# fisheries - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Feb 27th 2013, 8:39 AM 6,856 Views 9 Comments

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

# fisheries - Friday 16 November, 2012

Sea lice causes 39 per cent of wild salmon deaths
# Sea Lice
# Sea Lice

Sea lice causes 39 per cent of wild salmon deaths

Nov 16th 2012, 4:06 PM 6,963 Views 21 Comments

The impact of sea lice in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean will affect already declining salmon stocks across Europe.

# fisheries - Thursday 19 April, 2012

China fish trial ‘major boost’ for Irish fisheries – Simon Coveney
# Fisheries
# Fisheries

China fish trial ‘major boost’ for Irish fisheries – Simon Coveney

Apr 19th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,155 Views 19 Comments

Ireland’s trade mission to China has secured 155 per cent increase on its quota for boarfish, which has been described as a “real opportunity and a boost to Irish fishermen and processors”.

# fisheries - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Irish Naval service detains Spanish fishing vessel
# Naval Service
# Naval Service

Irish Naval service detains Spanish fishing vessel

Apr 4th 2012, 5:05 PM 5,115 Views 48 Comments

The Spanish-registered fishing vessel was detained about 150 nautical miles off the coast of Co Clare this afternoon.

# fisheries - Monday 5 March, 2012

Coveney orders review over claims that BIM is hurting government-backed business
# BIM
# BIM

Coveney orders review over claims that BIM is hurting government-backed business

Mar 5th 2012, 3:22 PM 2,825 Views 6 Comments

Simon Coveney demands a response from Bord Iascaigh Mhara over claims it is actually hampering government training courses.

# fisheries - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Irish Sea prawn fishery reopens - and other fish quotas increase
# Fishing Quotas
# Fishing Quotas

Irish Sea prawn fishery reopens - and other fish quotas increase

Dec 17th 2011, 9:47 AM 2,688 Views 8 Comments

Cod catches overall will have to be cut by 25 per cent in 2012 – but many other fish quotas are raised after late-night EU negotiations.

# fisheries - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Coveney heads to Brussels for critical talks on fish quotas
# Fishing
# Fishing

Coveney heads to Brussels for critical talks on fish quotas

Dec 15th 2011, 8:30 AM 1,147 Views 11 Comments

The tense annual negotiations on the next year’s fishing quotas are expected to continue into the weekend.

# fisheries - Friday 3 June, 2011

Up to 158 jobs to be created in seafood industry with 250 more lined up for Killybegs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Up to 158 jobs to be created in seafood industry with 250 more lined up for Killybegs

Jun 3rd 2011, 12:07 PM 471 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Simon Coveney is looking to create the jobs over a three year period across the country’s seafood processing industry and in the Donegal region.

# fisheries - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

EU may change rule requiring fish to be thrown back into sea
# Fishing
# Fishing

EU may change rule requiring fish to be thrown back into sea

Mar 1st 2011, 6:02 PM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

Fishermen are currently supposed to throw back any fish over strict quotas, even though they are perfectly edible.

# fisheries - Wednesday 28 July, 2010

Iceland begins talks to join EU
# EU Accession
# EU Accession

Iceland begins talks to join EU

Jul 28th 2010, 11:16 AM 433 Views 0 Comments

Iceland enter formal accession talks but sensitive issues – particularly whale hunting – may prove divisive.