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Farmed salmon found in Connemara river could spread disease to wild fish, state agency warns
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Farmed salmon found in Connemara river could spread disease to wild fish, state agency warns

Sep 9th 2021, 4:13 PM 22,858 Views 12 Comments

Escaped farmed salmon discovered in the Dawros River are a “cause for concern”.

Spanish fishing vessel to be handed over to gardaí after being seized by Naval Service
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Spanish fishing vessel to be handed over to gardaí after being seized by Naval Service

Aug 27th 2021, 5:33 PM 19,920 Views 12 Comments

The detention was made in relation to alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

Dunmore East fishermen tell Minister: 'Every year it's getting harder to make a living'
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Dunmore East fishermen tell Minister: 'Every year it's getting harder to make a living'

Jul 28th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,165 Views 11 Comments

We spent a morning down in Dunmore East to hear what fishermen had to say to the Minister for the Marine.

Government accused of signing away fishing rights at Rockall, Taoiseach says claim is 'absolute rubbish'
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Government accused of signing away fishing rights at Rockall, Taoiseach says claim is 'absolute rubbish'

Jul 14th 2021, 5:33 PM 24,997 Views 39 Comments

Ownership of the island and the fishing rights in the waters surrounding it has been a hot topic over the last couple of years.

Quotas cut by 15%, and a €1 billion industry on the brink: The confusing figures fuelling fishers' anger
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Quotas cut by 15%, and a €1 billion industry on the brink: The confusing figures fuelling fishers' anger

Jun 26th 2021, 8:30 PM 17,341 Views 25 Comments

A Seafood Sector Task Force interim report that was released last week – here’s what it says about the industry.

'The government needs to get a backbone': Fishers meet with Minister McConalogue after protest
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'The government needs to get a backbone': Fishers meet with Minister McConalogue after protest

Updated Jun 23rd 2021, 4:15 PM 24,370 Views 29 Comments

Minister Charlie McConalogue has announced a tour of ports and harbours over the next few months to hear fishers’ concerns.

Spanish trawler captain to appear in Cork court following Naval Service detention
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Spanish trawler captain to appear in Cork court following Naval Service detention

Jun 3rd 2021, 9:42 AM 18,636 Views 0 Comments

The Punta Candieira was arrested on Monday by the LÉ Róisín off the Cork coast.

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

Apr 8th 2021, 8:30 PM 12,510 Views 23 Comments
  • Our investigative platform, Noteworthy, takes an in-depth look at the fishing sector in this three-part series.
Penalty point politics: Changing positions and lobbying on fishing regulation
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Penalty point politics: Changing positions and lobbying on fishing regulation

Apr 7th 2021, 8:25 PM 93 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 6th 2021, 8:30 PM 46,379 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.

Irish Navy detains Belgian fishing boat off southwest coast
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Irish Navy detains Belgian fishing boat off southwest coast

Mar 1st 2021, 5:31 PM 32,789 Views 27 Comments

The vessel was detained for alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

'It's the closure of coastal communities': One in four fishermen will lose their job under this Brexit deal, TDs told
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'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 13,222 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Jan 18th 2021, 5:09 PM 16,405 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
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Five more Irish ports to allow Northern Ireland fishing vessels to land from next month

Jan 18th 2021, 2:34 PM 15,345 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:44 PM 9,199 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Aug 18th 2020, 3:02 PM 69,243 Views 50 Comments

Gardaí said they are investigating the incident.

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

Jul 13th 2020, 10:45 AM 39,100 Views 6 Comments

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

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

May 6th 2020, 2:48 PM 19,506 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Apr 30th 2020, 9:46 PM 35,898 Views 96 Comments

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

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

Apr 20th 2020, 3:24 PM 31,364 Views 35 Comments

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

Mermaids at Leinster House as protest calls for end to overfishing
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Mermaids at Leinster House as protest calls for end to overfishing

Dec 9th 2019, 2:01 PM 12,353 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.”

'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 30,285 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Jul 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 31,798 Views 11 Comments

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

Penalty points for fishermen could be rolled out to encourage 'good behaviour' and avoid fines
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# 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 8,748 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.

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

Updated Jun 11th 2019, 7:30 PM 32,503 Views 91 Comments

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

Coveney says Ireland won't change its Rockall fishing policy 'on the back of a threat' from Scotland
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Coveney says Ireland won't change its Rockall fishing policy 'on the back of a threat' from Scotland

Jun 10th 2019, 2:02 PM 13,413 Views 21 Comments

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

Irish govt rejects Scottish threat of 'enforcement action' against Irish fishing vessels near Rockall
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Irish govt rejects Scottish threat of 'enforcement action' against Irish fishing vessels near Rockall

Jun 7th 2019, 7:30 PM 24,057 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Mar 28th 2019, 9:31 PM 11,606 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.

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

Updated Mar 1st 2019, 3:00 PM 61,434 Views 109 Comments

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

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

Jan 11th 2019, 11:54 AM 19,911 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Jan 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 7,136 Views 39 Comments

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

84 rivers to open for salmon fishing in 2019
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84 rivers to open for salmon fishing in 2019

Dec 28th 2018, 1:46 PM 23,254 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Dec 21st 2018, 10:15 PM 17,197 Views 36 Comments

The restrictions will kick in in 2020.

Migrant fishermen 'treated like modern slaves'
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Migrant fishermen 'treated like modern slaves'

Nov 22nd 2018, 7:30 PM 13,215 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.

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

Sep 15th 2018, 8:10 AM 27,453 Views 47 Comments

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

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

May 28th 2018, 3:23 PM 15,361 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Mar 25th 2018, 7:30 AM 15,293 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Jan 15th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,608 Views 24 Comments

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

A disputed Irish-UK territory is one of many fishing problems caused by Brexit
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# Lough Foyle

A disputed Irish-UK territory is one of many fishing problems caused by Brexit

Dec 30th 2017, 7:15 AM 34,220 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:32 AM 25,844 Views 16 Comments

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

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