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#Fishing vessels

# fishing-vessels - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

'This will not be tolerated': Fishermen vow to fight introduction of penalty points system

The government has previously tried to implement the points system – in 2014, 2016 and 2018 – failing each time.

# fishing-vessels - Monday 11 December, 2017

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

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

# fishing-vessels - Sunday 9 April, 2017

'The system is a joke': A quarter of Irish fishing vessels caught with illegal workers

A scheme was brought in last year to protect foreign staff – but there are claims that exploitation is still rife.

# fishing-vessels - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons

Minister Varadkar has been called on to clarify how long his department has known about the issues for.

# fishing-vessels - Saturday 21 January, 2012

No relief for families after sixth day of search for missing fishermen

Search operations have now been called off for the night, with no results despite an influx of local volunteers joining the effort in Glandore Bay.