Minister for the Marine Michael Creed has been forced to close the Celtic Sea herring fishery due to a virtual collapse of the multi-million euro stock.
Latest: Ireland is rejecting a threat of 'enforcement action' by Scotland over the long-disputed Rockall fishing grounds.
The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has confirmed high-profile raids by gardaí and other agencies on 41 trawlers in Cork and Dublin found no evidence of human trafficking or labour exploitation at any location.
The Workers’ Federation wants the Garda National Immigration Bureau to board vessels as
Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) confirmed full ice production had resumed yesterday at three of its plants in Kilmore Quay, Howth and Dunmore East.
Fishing authorities have moved to ease fears over the presence of the world’s second largest trawler in Irish waters — the same vessel which has been banned by Australia from fishing in its waters.
Irish fishermen have claimed 350 jobs will be lost and more fish will be dumped into the sea following a new European deal on how much they are allowed to land.
Irish fishermen have warned that a European ban on dumping dead fish at sea is the wrong tactic.
As the first whitecoat seal pups begin to appear around the country’s coast, the Irish Seal Sanctuary (ISS) has warned that seals are at increased risk of being attacked by humans.
Gardaí investigating the slaughter of two seals in Co Kerry are examining CCTV footage and continuing to interview people in the Dingle area.
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