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Dismayed Reaction To Whitefish Scrappage Application Offers

Dismayed Reaction To Whitefish Scrappage Application Offers

There has been a disappointed reaction from a number of fishing vessel owners to terms offered under the Government's latest whitefish decommissioning scheme. "We haven’t surveyed members yet as this is anecdotal, but we are hearing of dismay and disappointment,”...

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Donegal Representatives to the Fore in Fishery Talks

Donegal Representatives to the Fore in Fishery Talks

Irish fishing industry representatives have held what they described as a ‘positive’ meeting with the EU Fisheries Commission in Brussels. In a joint statement issued after the meeting yesterday afternoon, the Irish delegation said they feel there has been “a...

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Fishing Leaders High Level Meetings in Brussels

Fishing Leaders High Level Meetings in Brussels

Irish fishing industry representatives held what they described as a ‘positive’ meeting with the EU Fisheries Commission in Brussels this afternoon. In a joint statement issued after the meeting, the Irish delegation said they feel there has been “a significant shift,...

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Effort Needed to Grow Fishing Sector – Highland Radio

Effort Needed to Grow Fishing Sector – Highland Radio

More Effort Needed to grow the Fishing Sector Listen Here >>  Time to put Growth on the Agenda for Fishing Industry Listen Here >> Time for the Fishing Industry to Grow Listen Here >> Irish Fishing Representatives say it's time to grow our Industry...

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Growth on the Agenda for Seafood Sector in 2023

Growth on the Agenda for Seafood Sector in 2023

Irish fishing representatives say it’s time to put growth on the agenda for our seafood sector this year. “Our seafood exports delivered less than 1% growth over the last five years,” says Aodh O Donnell, chief executive of the Irish Fish Producers Organisation....

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Growth for the Irish Seafood Sector in 2023

Growth for the Irish Seafood Sector in 2023

Irish fishing representatives say it’s time to put growth on the agenda for our seafood sector this year. “Our seafood exports delivered less than 1 % growth over the last five years,” says Aodh O Donnell, chief executive of the Irish Fish Producers Organisation.  The...

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Maritime Ireland

Maritime Ireland

Tom MacSweeney talks to our chief executive Aodh O’Donnell in the first episode of his new MARITIME IRELAND programme: Listen Here >>

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Migrant Fishers’ Rights Addressed under New Permit Scheme

Migrant Fishers’ Rights Addressed under New Permit Scheme

The Irish Fish Producers Organisation (IFPO) has unequivocally welcomed the new permit scheme which will give non-EEA migrant fishers the same rights as EU crew members. IFPO chief executive, Aodh O Donnell says their members lobbied for the change and are delighted...

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Ireland commits to protect blue whiting quotas – IFPO

Ireland commits to protect blue whiting quotas – IFPO

By Neil Ramsden Ireland's fishing industry has welcomed a commitment from the country's minister for the marine to protect access to its blue whiting fishing grounds, according to a release from the Irish Fish Producers Organisation (IFPO). Read full article here...

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