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Time for a Full Review of the CFP

Time for a Full Review of the CFP

IFPO Chief Executive, Aodh O Donnell, Opinion Piece for The Marine Times: Marine Minister, Charlie McConalogue has welcomed a commitment by Fisheries Commissioner, Virginijus Sinkevičius, to undertake a full evaluation of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). The...

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IFPO: Consult Fishing Industry on Marine Protected Areas

IFPO: Consult Fishing Industry on Marine Protected Areas

Statement from IFPO Chief Executive, Aodh O Donnell: Irelands Catching Sector and its representatives must take note of Irelands obligation to designate 30% of its waters as Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) by 2030.  This obligation is due to be met sometime in early...

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Freeze Iceland Bid for Irish Blue Whiting

Freeze Iceland Bid for Irish Blue Whiting

The Government must seriously ‘up its game’ at EU talks on Iceland’s bid to access Irish blue whiting in our fishing waters, say fishing leaders. They must fight for our fishing industry the way other EU Member States do, says Aodh O Donnell of the Irish Fish...

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