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Dublin: 7 °C Wednesday 19 December, 2018

#Fishermen

From TheJournal.ie Migrant fishermen 'treated like modern slaves' Human Trafficking

Migrant fishermen 'treated like modern slaves'

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

From TheJournal.ie Virgin Media files cases against fishermen in High Court alleging damage to its underwater cables Broadband Wires

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

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

From TheJournal.ie French and UK fishermen agree to English Channel 'Scallop Wars' truce Scallop Wars

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Westminster committee says Irish fishermen must stay away from NI waters unless deal is done Fishing Rights

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to 25-year-old man stabbed to death in Waterford Jack Power

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Migrant fishermen working on Irish boats suffer exploitation and 'get average pay of €2.82' Worker Rights

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.

From TheJournal.ie Eight North Korean fishermen wash ashore in Japan Washed Up

Eight North Korean fishermen wash ashore in Japan

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

From TheJournal.ie Two men rescued from sinking fishing boat that was 'almost underwater' Dublin

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 Irish ships have violated a scheme that protects foreign fishermen Investigation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Rare giant squid caught off the coast of Dingle to be brought to Natural History Museum Acsquidentally Found

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mexico is struggling to save the world's smallest porpoise Vanishing Vaquita

Mexico is struggling to save the world's smallest porpoise

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

From TheJournal.ie Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline Wicklow

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline

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

From TheJournal.ie Cork fishermen to sue The Guardian over migrant workers article Defamation

Cork fishermen to sue The Guardian over migrant workers article

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

From TheJournal.ie Drowned toddler the first migrant tragedy of 2016 Tragic

Drowned toddler the first migrant tragedy of 2016

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

From TheJournal.ie Exploitation on trawlers: Ministers were aware of illegal worker claims two years ago Guardian Investigation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fishermen find body off Mayo coast Lacken Bay

Fishermen find body off Mayo coast

The remains have not yet been identified.

From TheJournal.ie 20 firefighters have been battling a fishing boat fire in Dublin Howth

20 firefighters have been battling a fishing boat fire in Dublin

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

From TheJournal.ie Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler Donegal

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler

A second man remains in a critical condition.

From TheJournal.ie Body found in search for missing oyster fisherman Kilrush

Body found in search for missing oyster fisherman

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Sea rescue after lobster boat carrying three men capsizes Airlifted

Irish Sea rescue after lobster boat carrying three men capsizes

The men are being treated for hypothermia.

From TheJournal.ie Brothers who drowned after boat capsized had no working lifejackets MFV Dean Leanne

Brothers who drowned after boat capsized had no working lifejackets

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Like Dublin Bay prawns? Irish fishermen are allowed to catch more of them Bigger Boat

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fishermen rescue massive family of 70 dolphins beached in west Kerry BAD BEACH PARTY

Fishermen rescue massive family of 70 dolphins beached in west Kerry

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

From TheJournal.ie Fisherman found clinging to lobster buoy rescued off Donegal coast RNLI

Fisherman found clinging to lobster buoy rescued off Donegal coast

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

From TheJournal.ie Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village Aids

Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village

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

From TheJournal.ie Recovering from the rains: Fishing industry battles on Recovery

Recovering from the rains: Fishing industry battles on

However, funding remains a significant hindrance to many fishermen.

From TheJournal.ie Search for missing fisherman to resume today Lough Ree

Search for missing fisherman to resume today

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

From TheJournal.ie Search for missing fisherman enters its fourth day Lough Ree

Search for missing fisherman enters its fourth day

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

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued after boat capsized in Lough Ree has died Tragedy

Man rescued after boat capsized in Lough Ree has died

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

From TheJournal.ie Navy divers retrieve body from the water in Clare Search And Rescue

Navy divers retrieve body from the water in Clare

The search for a missing fisherman who was washed into the sea resumed this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: I've been to too many funerals and scenes of bodies brought ashore Drowning

Coveney: I've been to too many funerals and scenes of bodies brought ashore

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, Coveney spoke of the loss in his own family

From TheJournal.ie Major new safety plan for fishermen is about "learning from past tragedies" Fishing

Major new safety plan for fishermen is about "learning from past tragedies"

The government has launched a new safety initiative aimed at stemming the number of fatalities in the fishing industry.

From TheJournal.ie Three fishermen rescued after boat sinks off Inishowen peninsula Rescue

Three fishermen rescued after boat sinks off Inishowen peninsula

The men were airlifted by the coast guard and brought to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Funeral of Bolger brothers takes place in Passage East RIP

Funeral of Bolger brothers takes place in Passage East

The three fishermen brothers who died on Wednesday after their boat capsized were laid to rest today.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Personal location transmitters for fishermen should be mandatory’ says Doherty Lost

‘Personal location transmitters for fishermen should be mandatory’ says Doherty

Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty wants location devices to be worn by all fishermen who are out at sea.

From TheJournal.ie Brothers mourned as family claim 'fishermen are being pushed to their limits' Tragedy

Brothers mourned as family claim 'fishermen are being pushed to their limits'

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney extended his sympathies to the Bolger family.

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