Irish fishermen say they are being “sacrificed” for the post-Brexit trade deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union.Known as the Trade and Cooperation Agreement, it came into force in 2021, and obliges European vessels to progressively transfer to the UK part of their quota shares for certain fish...
Press Release: The Irish Seafood Sector Demand Immediate Action on the Fuel Crisis
Minister McConalogue must announce National Scheme Without Delay Fishing and seafood organisations say they are shocked and disappointed with the Minister for the Marine’s failure to have a draft national scheme available for immediate implementation regarding the additional costs arising from the Ukraine war. During a lengthy meeting with the...
Press Relsease: Food Security Threat as Seafood Sector Faces Shutdown
Traditional Fish and Chips may not be on Irish Restaurants Summer Menus Rising fuel prices are crippling the Irish Seafood sector, including fishermen, aquaculture producers and fish processors. That’s according to Aodh O Donnell, chief executive of the Irish Fish Producers Organisation (IFPO), who says the crisis is a threat...
Find some of the action from the recent flotilla in our videos below. https://youtu.be/CWKKAteU9Pshttps://youtu.be/b9Z3hJEaa3o
Listen to our interview on C103 discussing the upcoming flotilla event and the plight of Irish fishermen. Listen to Interview Now
Cork’s RedFM cover Show and Tell Event
Patrick spoke to RedFM News about the upcoming flotilla and the plight of Irish fishermen. Read the resulting article here: Read Full Article
Marine Times Interview
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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...
Saving Seafood and Harnessing
our Ocean Wealth
A strategy for action and investment in Ireland’s seafood sector A Submission to Government by theIrish South & West Fish Producers’ Organisation Read the full report by clicking here