The Irish Fish Processors and Exporters Association says the pelagic sector has recorded a historically low level of fish landings so far in 2024, with mackerel landings effectively concluded.

The group’s CEP Brendan Byrne says this is set to be the worst year ever in the history of pelagic processing, with Killybegs set to be particularly badly affected.

Read more from Highland Radio here: 2024 will be a disaster for the pelagic fish processing sector – IFPEA