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#Fishermen

# fishermen - Monday 14 June, 2021

Fishermen plan Dublin flotilla protest for next week
# Planned Demo
# Planned Demo

Fishermen plan Dublin flotilla protest for next week

Jun 14th 2021, 3:29 PM 11,384 Views 15 Comments

The protest is due to go ahead on 23 June.

# fishermen - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about fish?
# Something Fishy
# Something Fishy

Quiz: How much do you know about fish?

May 29th 2021, 10:00 PM 53,898 Views 27 Comments

Test your knowledge.

# fishermen - Friday 14 May, 2021

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale
# West Cork
# West Cork

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale

Updated May 14th 2021, 1:00 PM 20,759 Views 8 Comments

The RNLI said that the men were “well shocked” after the dramatic rescue this morning.

# fishermen - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

'This is our heritage': Fishermen threaten to blockade Ireland's major ports over new weighing rules
# New Rules
# New Rules

'This is our heritage': Fishermen threaten to blockade Ireland's major ports over new weighing rules

May 12th 2021, 1:30 PM 19,133 Views 12 Comments

Fishermen say the new rules will affect the quality of the fish and impact their livelihoods.

# fishermen - Friday 22 January, 2021

'It's the closure of coastal communities': One in four fishermen will lose their job under this Brexit deal, TDs told
# Brexit Deal
# Brexit Deal

'It's the closure of coastal communities': One in four fishermen will lose their job under this Brexit deal, TDs told

Jan 22nd 2021, 12:53 PM 13,269 Views 21 Comments

Dublin Bay prawns – our second most valuable fishery – is set to hemorrhage €7 million post-Brexit.

# fishermen - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Penalty points for fishermen could be rolled out to encourage 'good behaviour' and avoid fines
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

Penalty points for fishermen could be rolled out to encourage 'good behaviour' and avoid fines

Jul 4th 2019, 5:49 PM 8,753 Views 15 Comments

The EU Commission has suspended more than €6 million in funding as a result of Ireland’s failure to establish a points system.

# fishermen - Monday 10 June, 2019

Coveney says Ireland won't change its Rockall fishing policy 'on the back of a threat' from Scotland
# Rockall Dispute
# Rockall Dispute

Coveney says Ireland won't change its Rockall fishing policy 'on the back of a threat' from Scotland

Jun 10th 2019, 2:02 PM 13,414 Views 21 Comments

Coveney said that it was important to “take the heat” out of the discussion around the disputed island.

# fishermen - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Migrant fishermen 'treated like modern slaves'
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Migrant fishermen 'treated like modern slaves'

Nov 22nd 2018, 7:30 PM 13,218 Views 0 Comments

Some work 116 hours per week, yet are only paid an average of €2.83 per hour, the High Court was told.

# fishermen - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Virgin Media files cases against fishermen in High Court alleging damage to its underwater cables
# Broadband Wires
# Broadband Wires

Virgin Media files cases against fishermen in High Court alleging damage to its underwater cables

Nov 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 26,279 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the company is seeking a six figure sum from at least one of the trawlers.

# fishermen - Monday 17 September, 2018

French and UK fishermen agree to English Channel 'Scallop Wars' truce
# Scallop Wars
# Scallop Wars

French and UK fishermen agree to English Channel 'Scallop Wars' truce

Sep 17th 2018, 9:05 PM 8,335 Views 12 Comments

French boats confronted a handful of British rivals in the waters late last month to keep them from the area.

# fishermen - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Westminster committee says Irish fishermen must stay away from NI waters unless deal is done
# Fishing Rights
# Fishing Rights

Westminster committee says Irish fishermen must stay away from NI waters unless deal is done

Sep 15th 2018, 8:10 AM 27,465 Views 47 Comments

At present, Irish-registered vessels are permitted to fish off Northern Ireland shores.

# fishermen - Friday 27 July, 2018

Tributes paid to 25-year-old man stabbed to death in Waterford
# Jack Power
# Jack Power

Tributes paid to 25-year-old man stabbed to death in Waterford

Jul 27th 2018, 8:29 AM 31,884 Views 22 Comments

Yesterday, the Dunmore East Fishing Harbour lowered the Irish flag to half mast in memory of Jack Power.

# fishermen - Monday 11 December, 2017

Migrant fishermen working on Irish boats suffer exploitation and 'get average pay of €2.82'
# Worker Rights
# Worker Rights

Migrant fishermen working on Irish boats suffer exploitation and 'get average pay of €2.82'

Dec 11th 2017, 7:53 AM 11,183 Views 23 Comments

One in four fishermen have experienced verbal or physical abuse, according to a new report.

# fishermen - Friday 24 November, 2017

Eight North Korean fishermen wash ashore in Japan
# Washed Up
# Washed Up

Eight North Korean fishermen wash ashore in Japan

Nov 24th 2017, 11:35 AM 22,369 Views 12 Comments

Dozens of North Korean fishing vessels wash up on Japan’s Sea of Japan coast every year.

# fishermen - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Two men rescued from sinking fishing boat that was 'almost underwater'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men rescued from sinking fishing boat that was 'almost underwater'

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:32 AM 25,847 Views 16 Comments

The Skerries RNLI set out from the Laytown coast shortly after 5.30am this morning.

# fishermen - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Over 100 Irish ships have violated a scheme that protects foreign fishermen
# Investigation
# Investigation

Over 100 Irish ships have violated a scheme that protects foreign fishermen

Jul 20th 2017, 3:44 PM 12,094 Views 17 Comments

An investigation by The Guardian found workers on Irish trawlers were being exploited.

# fishermen - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Rare giant squid caught off the coast of Dingle to be brought to Natural History Museum
# Acsquidentally Found
# Acsquidentally Found

Rare giant squid caught off the coast of Dingle to be brought to Natural History Museum

May 17th 2017, 11:29 AM 28,562 Views 30 Comments

There hasn’t been a sighting of this type of squid in Ireland in 22 years.

# fishermen - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Irish fishermen will be able to catch more fish next year (but less cod and pollock)
# Fishing Quotas
# Fishing Quotas

Irish fishermen will be able to catch more fish next year (but less cod and pollock)

Dec 14th 2016, 8:16 AM 7,557 Views 53 Comments

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed today announced the 2017 quotas for fishermen.

# fishermen - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Mexico is struggling to save the world's smallest porpoise
# Vanishing Vaquita
# Vanishing Vaquita

Mexico is struggling to save the world's smallest porpoise

May 21st 2016, 11:15 AM 11,727 Views 13 Comments

The five-foot sea creatures are being caught as bycatch in illegal fishing nets.

# fishermen - Monday 28 March, 2016

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline

Mar 28th 2016, 5:02 PM 13,580 Views 1 Comment

The distress call came in shortly before 8am this morning.

# fishermen - Friday 19 February, 2016

Cork fishermen to sue The Guardian over migrant workers article
# Defamation
# Defamation

Cork fishermen to sue The Guardian over migrant workers article

Feb 19th 2016, 7:06 PM 21,922 Views 0 Comments

The lawsuit relates to an article published in The Guardian in November.

# fishermen - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Drowned toddler the first migrant tragedy of 2016
# Tragic
# Tragic

Drowned toddler the first migrant tragedy of 2016

Jan 3rd 2016, 11:26 AM 12,509 Views 24 Comments

“Nothing can prepare you for the horrific reality of what is going on.”

# fishermen - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Exploitation on trawlers: Ministers were aware of illegal worker claims two years ago
# Guardian Investigation
# Guardian Investigation

Exploitation on trawlers: Ministers were aware of illegal worker claims two years ago

Nov 4th 2015, 4:50 PM 12,320 Views 27 Comments

Richard Bruton said he was “aware of the contention” that there were illegal workers in the industry.

# fishermen - Friday 25 September, 2015

Fishermen find body off Mayo coast
# Lacken Bay
# Lacken Bay

Fishermen find body off Mayo coast

Sep 25th 2015, 8:43 PM 19,730 Views 12 Comments

The remains have not yet been identified.

# fishermen - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

20 firefighters have been battling a fishing boat fire in Dublin
# Howth
# Howth

20 firefighters have been battling a fishing boat fire in Dublin

Sep 16th 2015, 8:39 AM 11,589 Views 16 Comments

The boat caught fire at the pier wall in the north Dublin suburb this morning.

# fishermen - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler
# Donegal
# Donegal

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler

Aug 25th 2015, 10:15 AM 22,340 Views 6 Comments

A second man remains in a critical condition.

# fishermen - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Body found in search for missing oyster fisherman
# Kilrush
# Kilrush

Body found in search for missing oyster fisherman

Apr 19th 2015, 9:14 AM 13,341 Views 9 Comments

The man became stranded after the tide came in while he was collecting oysters.

# fishermen - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Irish Sea rescue after lobster boat carrying three men capsizes
# Airlifted
# Airlifted

Irish Sea rescue after lobster boat carrying three men capsizes

Apr 15th 2015, 5:34 PM 14,288 Views 16 Comments

The men are being treated for hypothermia.

# fishermen - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Brothers who drowned after boat capsized had no working lifejackets
# MFV Dean Leanne
# MFV Dean Leanne

Brothers who drowned after boat capsized had no working lifejackets

Feb 11th 2015, 6:01 PM 13,380 Views 9 Comments

An investigation into the June 2013 incident has now been completed.

# fishermen - Monday 19 January, 2015

Here's why sea bass might be off the menu at your local restaurant for a while...
# I'll Have The...
# I'll Have The...

Here's why sea bass might be off the menu at your local restaurant for a while...

Jan 19th 2015, 3:51 PM 26,834 Views 27 Comments

The European Union implemented an emergency ban on open trawling of sea bass today.

# fishermen - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Like Dublin Bay prawns? Irish fishermen are allowed to catch more of them
# Bigger Boat
# Bigger Boat

Like Dublin Bay prawns? Irish fishermen are allowed to catch more of them

Dec 17th 2014, 9:12 AM 6,893 Views 18 Comments

Ireland convinced the European Commission’s to change their mind on fish quotas.

# fishermen - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Fishermen rescue massive family of 70 dolphins beached in west Kerry
# BAD BEACH PARTY
# BAD BEACH PARTY

Fishermen rescue massive family of 70 dolphins beached in west Kerry

Sep 10th 2014, 10:51 AM 38,720 Views 25 Comments

The incident has been described as ‘highly unusual’ by a local expert.

# fishermen - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Two exceptionally rare albino lobsters caught in one week in Maine
# One In 100 Million
From The Daily Edge
# One In 100 Million

Two exceptionally rare albino lobsters caught in one week in Maine

Sep 7th 2014, 1:40 PM 20,642 Views 18 Comments

What are the chances?

# fishermen - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Amazing footage shows great white shark stealing bait from fishing boat
# Jumping The Shark
From The Daily Edge
# Jumping The Shark

Amazing footage shows great white shark stealing bait from fishing boat

Jun 24th 2014, 7:05 PM 2,897 Views 0 Comments

SHARK BAIT HOO HA HA.

# fishermen - Monday 19 May, 2014

Fisherman found clinging to lobster buoy rescued off Donegal coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Fisherman found clinging to lobster buoy rescued off Donegal coast

May 19th 2014, 7:27 AM 15,706 Views 16 Comments

A mother and her son heard cries for help and raised the alarm.

# fishermen - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village
# Aids
# Aids

Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village

Apr 24th 2014, 8:15 AM 17,187 Views 25 Comments

The going rate for sex in Kasensero is as little as €1.50.

# fishermen - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Recovering from the rains: Fishing industry battles on
# Recovery
# Recovery

Recovering from the rains: Fishing industry battles on

Apr 13th 2014, 8:45 AM 6,630 Views 9 Comments

However, funding remains a significant hindrance to many fishermen.

# fishermen - Monday 24 March, 2014

Search for missing fisherman to resume today
# Lough Ree
# Lough Ree

Search for missing fisherman to resume today

Mar 24th 2014, 10:19 AM 3,571 Views 1 Comment

Searchers are now focusing on the south end of the lake after 30 divers scoured the area yesterday.

# fishermen - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Search for missing fisherman enters its fourth day
# Lough Ree
# Lough Ree

Search for missing fisherman enters its fourth day

Mar 23rd 2014, 10:37 AM 6,236 Views 1 Comment

Two other men who were out on Lough Ree were rescued, though one has sadly died.

# fishermen - Friday 21 March, 2014

Man rescued after boat capsized in Lough Ree has died
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Man rescued after boat capsized in Lough Ree has died

Mar 21st 2014, 9:02 AM 9,606 Views 4 Comments

The search is continuing for another man who was on the boat, while a third remains in hospital.

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