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Show and Tell Event – Issues for Government

Renegotiation of CFP so that Fishing, Quotas & TAC’s should be governed by Zonal Attachment under UNCLOS Rules. The TCA Agreement between EU and UK was both unfair and unjust and did not reflect the Level Playing Pitch Rules of Relative Stability. This must be put right so that there...

Fishermen unite to raise awareness and seek the support of the public

Equal Rights and Equal Opportunities for Irish Fishermen Fishermen organise flotilla to Taoiseach's Cork Office  Irish Fishermen unite to raise awareness and seek the support of the public On Wednesday May 26th, Irish Fishermen will launch a campaign to raise public awareness of the plundering of our greatest natural resource...

Statement from Patrick Murphy CEO

Following remarks made by a Senior EU Commission Representative, Patrick Murphy CEO of the Irish South and West Fish Producers’ Organisation is stating publicly and placing on the record his opinion that the Commission are nothing more than a bunch of thieves. The new reality is the theft of 20%...

The Irish South and West responds to our Government’s decision to put Irish Men & Women out of work so to benefit other countries’ Coastal Communities.

Recent Statements on Brexit and on fishing emanating from our political leadership have pushed many Fishing Communities and many of those engaged in Ireland’s Fishing Industry over the edge.  A line in the sand has been drawn beneath the Irish Fishing Industry and as happened with the Plantations in 16th- and 17th-century Ireland where Irish land was stripped from the Irish by the...