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#Fishing

# fishing - Yesterday’s News

'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

Fri 12:53 PM 11,550 Views 20 Comments

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

# fishing - Monday 18 January, 2021

Several people fined following London protest over Brexit fishing deal
# London
# London

Several people fined following London protest over Brexit fishing deal

Mon 5:09 PM 16,313 Views 27 Comments

Metropolitan Police confirmed that 14 people had been issued with fines after a protest this morning.

Five more Irish ports to allow Northern Ireland fishing vessels to land from next month
# Brexit Impact
# Brexit Impact

Five more Irish ports to allow Northern Ireland fishing vessels to land from next month

Mon 2:34 PM 14,973 Views 7 Comments

The five new ports designated are Ros a Mhíl, Greencastle, Howth, Rathmullen and Burtonport.

# fishing - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Boris Johnson remains ‘optimistic’ of post-Brexit trade deal with Brussels
# Time Is Ticking
# Time Is Ticking

Boris Johnson remains ‘optimistic’ of post-Brexit trade deal with Brussels

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:44 PM 9,191 Views 21 Comments

Michel Barnier has briefed EU ambassadors on the negotiations amid little signs of progress as time runs out.

# fishing - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Shots fired as patrol officers discover illegal salmon fishing on River Suir
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Shots fired as patrol officers discover illegal salmon fishing on River Suir

Aug 18th 2020, 3:02 PM 68,896 Views 50 Comments

Gardaí said they are investigating the incident.

# fishing - Monday 13 July, 2020

'We didn't really perceive him as this famous person, he was just big Jack to us'
# RIP Jack
From The42
# RIP Jack

'We didn't really perceive him as this famous person, he was just big Jack to us'

Jul 13th 2020, 10:45 AM 38,894 Views 6 Comments

Former Galway player Alan Kerins on his family’s close links to Jack Charlton.

# fishing - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Anglers can now fish within 5km of their home
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Anglers can now fish within 5km of their home

May 6th 2020, 2:48 PM 19,438 Views 37 Comments

The Taoiseach told the Dáil last week that “the issue of solitary fishing… has come up on a number occasions”.

# fishing - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Taoiseach to ask NPHET for advice on if people can go fishing under Covid restrictions
# Take The Bait
# Take The Bait

Taoiseach to ask NPHET for advice on if people can go fishing under Covid restrictions

Apr 30th 2020, 9:46 PM 35,822 Views 96 Comments

Some TDs have been angling for a change to the restrictions to allow solitary fishing.

# fishing - Monday 20 April, 2020

Dingle protesters stop Spanish trawler from landing at harbour, citing Covid-19 fears
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Dingle protesters stop Spanish trawler from landing at harbour, citing Covid-19 fears

Apr 20th 2020, 3:24 PM 31,298 Views 35 Comments

The Spanish-owned boat arrived instead at Castletownbere this morning.

# fishing - Monday 9 December, 2019

Mermaids at Leinster House as protest calls for end to overfishing
# Extinction Rebellion
# Extinction Rebellion

Mermaids at Leinster House as protest calls for end to overfishing

Dec 9th 2019, 2:01 PM 12,324 Views 20 Comments

“The oceans are dying before our eyes – we should be doing everything we can to reverse this situation before it is too late.”

# fishing - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,269 Views 15 Comments

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

# fishing - Sunday 7 July, 2019

New Bill aims to 'draw some good' out of a tragic boating accident that left two men dead
# Fishing
# Fishing

New Bill aims to 'draw some good' out of a tragic boating accident that left two men dead

Jul 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 31,746 Views 11 Comments

John O’Brien and Patrick Esmonde died off Helvick Head, Co Waterford in 2010.

# fishing - 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 8,727 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.

# fishing - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Taoiseach: 'Rockall is an uninhabitable rock and is not something Ireland and Scotland should fight over'
# Rock On Rockall
# Rock On Rockall

Taoiseach: 'Rockall is an uninhabitable rock and is not something Ireland and Scotland should fight over'

Updated Jun 11th 2019, 7:30 PM 32,431 Views 91 Comments

The Irish and Scottish governments are in dispute over the Atlantic sea island.

# fishing - 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 13,403 Views 21 Comments

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

# fishing - 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 24,046 Views 60 Comments

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

# fishing - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Bill to allow Northern Irish boats to fish off Ireland's coasts approved by Dáil
# Voisinage
# Voisinage

Bill to allow Northern Irish boats to fish off Ireland's coasts approved by Dáil

Mar 28th 2019, 9:31 PM 11,598 Views 33 Comments

Northern Ireland allows Irish boats to fish in its 0-6 mile zone off its coasts – but Ireland had no laws to reciprocate the same measure.

# fishing - Friday 1 March, 2019

Fishermen appear in Louth court after NI trawlers seized by Irish naval service
# Uk Trawlers
# Uk Trawlers

Fishermen appear in Louth court after NI trawlers seized by Irish naval service

Updated Mar 1st 2019, 3:00 PM 61,395 Views 109 Comments

The two trawlers were detained in Dundalk Bay by Naval Service vessel LÉ Orla.

# fishing - Friday 11 January, 2019

Irish fishing vessel detained by Naval Service off west coast
# Galway
# Galway

Irish fishing vessel detained by Naval Service off west coast

Jan 11th 2019, 11:54 AM 19,898 Views 21 Comments

The ship was detained for an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# fishing - Friday 4 January, 2019

How climate change could lead to 'enormous' losses for the global fishing industry
# Cod
# Cod

How climate change could lead to 'enormous' losses for the global fishing industry

Jan 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 7,115 Views 39 Comments

Not limiting the global rise in temperature by 1.5 degrees Celsius could have a huge impact.

# fishing - Friday 28 December, 2018

84 rivers to open for salmon fishing in 2019
# Year Of Salmon
# Year Of Salmon

84 rivers to open for salmon fishing in 2019

Dec 28th 2018, 1:46 PM 23,231 Views 25 Comments

Half of the rivers will be classified as open for catch and release.

# fishing - Friday 21 December, 2018

Large fishing trawlers banned inside six miles of Irish coast under new shake up
# Fishing
# Fishing

Large fishing trawlers banned inside six miles of Irish coast under new shake up

Dec 21st 2018, 10:15 PM 17,152 Views 36 Comments

The restrictions will kick in in 2020.

# fishing - 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 13,200 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.

# fishing - 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 27,431 Views 47 Comments

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

# fishing - Monday 28 May, 2018

Plastic straws, cutlery and cotton buds could be banned across the EU
# Marine Litter
# Marine Litter

Plastic straws, cutlery and cotton buds could be banned across the EU

May 28th 2018, 3:23 PM 15,324 Views 38 Comments

Some 500,000 tonnes of plastic waste from the EU end up in the sea every year.

# fishing - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Eel fishermen who went out of business after Irish ban may soon receive financial support
# Anglers
# Anglers

Eel fishermen who went out of business after Irish ban may soon receive financial support

Mar 25th 2018, 7:30 AM 15,203 Views 19 Comments

The government has opened up talks with the European Commission to set up a support programme.

# fishing - Monday 15 January, 2018

'It doesn't give the fish a chance': Irish MEPs urged to vote against electric pulse fishing
# Electrocution
# Electrocution

'It doesn't give the fish a chance': Irish MEPs urged to vote against electric pulse fishing

Jan 15th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,602 Views 24 Comments

The practice involves dragging an electrified net across the sea floor, stunning all of the marine life in its path.

# fishing - 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 33,993 Views 24 Comments

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

# fishing - 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 25,819 Views 16 Comments

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

# fishing - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

Aug 16th 2017, 8:19 AM 8,638 Views 29 Comments

Half of the fatalities last year involved self-employed people.

# fishing - 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 12,084 Views 17 Comments

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

'An absolute disaster': Hundreds of fish killed in River Tolka after someone put car tyre into sewer
# Sewage
# Sewage

'An absolute disaster': Hundreds of fish killed in River Tolka after someone put car tyre into sewer

Jul 20th 2017, 9:42 AM 46,372 Views 37 Comments

The blockage led to a manhole cover overflowing and sewage being discharged into the River Tolka.

# fishing - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Transition year students are being taught a new skill - fishing
# Rod Stewards
# Rod Stewards

Transition year students are being taught a new skill - fishing

May 21st 2017, 8:00 AM 10,403 Views 21 Comments

The scheme aims to teach children fly fishing with a view to introducing them to a lifelong hobby.

# fishing - Sunday 9 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 9th 2017, 5:40 PM 23,438 Views 40 Comments

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

# fishing - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Could Brexit make Ireland's change to Sea Fisheries rules redundant?
# Foreign Waters
# Foreign Waters

Could Brexit make Ireland's change to Sea Fisheries rules redundant?

Mar 28th 2017, 6:01 AM 11,905 Views 14 Comments

Britain wants to use this break from the EU to keep its shores to itself – and revive its fishing industry.

# fishing - Sunday 26 March, 2017

The government wants to open up Ireland's exclusive fishing boundaries - and Senators aren't happy
# Muddied Waters
# Muddied Waters

The government wants to open up Ireland's exclusive fishing boundaries - and Senators aren't happy

Mar 26th 2017, 8:15 AM 25,467 Views 28 Comments

Seanad members have been debating an amendment to the Sea Fisheries Bill.

# fishing - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Poll: Should Northern Ireland boats be allowed to fish off the Republic of Ireland's coasts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Northern Ireland boats be allowed to fish off the Republic of Ireland's coasts?

Mar 11th 2017, 10:32 AM 23,315 Views 90 Comments

The Government is planning to allow boats from Northern Ireland to fish very close to Irish shores.

# fishing - Monday 6 February, 2017

The first salmon to be caught this year in Ireland was nabbed in Fermoy
# Deadly Catch
# Deadly Catch

The first salmon to be caught this year in Ireland was nabbed in Fermoy

Feb 6th 2017, 2:20 PM 18,591 Views 23 Comments

The 7lb fish was caught in the River Blackwater last Wednesday.

# fishing - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Man left in freezing shark infested water for six hours after being dragged out of boat by fish
# Australia
# Australia

Man left in freezing shark infested water for six hours after being dragged out of boat by fish

Jan 7th 2017, 5:00 PM 45,390 Views 38 Comments

“He was just one tiny little head bobbing in the ocean”.

# fishing - Friday 23 December, 2016

Nothing fishy here: 500 children from across Dublin have been taught how to fish
# City Anglers
# City Anglers

Nothing fishy here: 500 children from across Dublin have been taught how to fish

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:44 PM 14,379 Views 23 Comments

Children from Darndale, Jobstown, Mulhuddart, Whitechurch and a number of inner city youth projects took part in the initiative.

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