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

Jul 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,284 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Dec 11th 2017, 7:53 AM 11,152 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Apr 9th 2017, 5:40 PM 23,488 Views 40 Comments

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

Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons
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Transport Dept examines issues with emergency marine beacons

Nov 23rd 2013, 12:46 PM 5,361 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Jan 21st 2012, 6:28 PM 2,366 Views 0 Comments

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.