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#Fishing

# fishing - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Closed Doors: Lack of transparency and the push to overfish in Ireland’s fishing sector
# NET LOSS
# NET LOSS

Closed Doors: Lack of transparency and the push to overfish in Ireland’s fishing sector

Apr 8th 2021, 8:30 PM 12,106 Views 23 Comments
  • Our investigative platform, Noteworthy, takes an in-depth look at the fishing sector in this three-part series.

# fishing - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Penalty point politics: Changing positions and lobbying on fishing regulation
# NET LOSS
# NET LOSS

Penalty point politics: Changing positions and lobbying on fishing regulation

Apr 7th 2021, 8:25 PM 86 Views 0 Comments

Noteworthy delves into the Government meetings, letters and emails behind the new penalty points regulation for fishers.

# fishing - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Endangered fish thrown away and dead whales on our shores: Fishing's ocean impact
# NET LOSS
# NET LOSS

Endangered fish thrown away and dead whales on our shores: Fishing's ocean impact

Apr 6th 2021, 8:30 PM 46,144 Views 23 Comments

Noteworthy reveals over 30 tonnes of threatened fish were discarded in one year, including the endangered basking shark and critically endangered skates.

# fishing - Monday 1 March, 2021

Irish Navy detains Belgian fishing boat off southwest coast
# Lé James Joyce
# Lé James Joyce

Irish Navy detains Belgian fishing boat off southwest coast

Mar 1st 2021, 5:31 PM 32,748 Views 27 Comments

The vessel was detained for alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# fishing - 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 13,000 Views 21 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

Jan 18th 2021, 5:09 PM 16,400 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

Jan 18th 2021, 2:34 PM 15,302 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 9,197 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 69,142 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 39,029 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 19,494 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 35,883 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 31,341 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 12,346 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 30,280 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 31,770 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 8,743 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 32,477 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 13,410 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 24,051 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 11,602 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 61,421 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 19,905 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 7,130 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 23,249 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 17,180 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 13,211 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 27,443 Views 50 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 15,351 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 15,264 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 10,606 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 34,144 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 25,840 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 8,644 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 12,090 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 46,454 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 10,407 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 23,484 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 11,911 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 25,552 Views 28 Comments

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

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