Organisation: Sea Fisheries Protection Authority
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A major new extension to the wharf in Castletownbere can help safeguard its future no matter what happens with Brexit, the Agriculture and Marine Minister has said.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
Ireland may face penalties in light of damning EU audit report.
Sat, 09 Mar, 2019
The state watchdog which monitors fish catches is repaying €730,000 in overpaid salaries according to a newly published report, which also shows more than 3,500 checks and inspections were conducted.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2018
Ireland's EU quota for Dublin Bay prawn fishing will be cut by 45% next year if a decision to change how landings are assessed is not overturned, it has been claimed in the High Court.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
With licences being secured and sought to mechanically harvest seaweed in Bantry Bay and parts of the west coast residents fear the damage may be irreparable, writes
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016
Sun, 27 Nov, 2016
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
The High Court has declared the manner in which penalty points were imposed on the licence of a sea-fishing vessel over an under-recorded catch was contrary to fair procedures.
Wed, 27 Jan, 2016
Supertrawlers have the place cleaned out, says fisherman
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
Thu, 12 Nov, 2015
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
The authority responsible for the regulation of the sea-fishing and seafood sectors has declined to reveal what prompted the suspension of a Dingle-based fish factory’s permit pending an investigation into the accuracy of its weighing scales.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
The force is turning to smart technology and recruiting new personnel to help patrol our territorial waters, writes Sean O’Riordan
Wed, 18 Mar, 2015
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015
Two large British-registered “factory” trawlers were arrested approximately 30 miles off the Blasket Islands last night.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
Irish seafood products undergo rigorous, quality-assured tests to ensure regulatory compliance, says
Tue, 23 Dec, 2014
Fri, 11 Jul, 2014
Details have emerged of yet another State body that has had to make a substantial tax settlement.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014
Wed, 19 Mar, 2014
Two batches of frozen cooked mussels have had to be withdrawn from supermarket sale after they were linked to reports of illnesses, including diarrhoea.
Fri, 14 Mar, 2014
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.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2014
A Castletownbere-based seafood company was served with a prohibition order last month and six food businesses around the country were closed down, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland in its latest announcement of enforcement orders.
Fri, 07 Feb, 2014
Talks are to get underway in Co Wexford this afternoon in an attempt to resolve a fishing dispute that has seen 120 people without work in Kilmore Quay.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2013
A father and son were yesterday cleared of a charge relating to having a drift net for illegal fishing.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2013
They came to say goodbye to an old lady who served her country faithfully for 35 years, during which time she sailed the equivalent distance to the moon and back.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2013
Sat, 31 Aug, 2013
Kilmore Quay fishing port was a hive of activity yesterday morning as a local fisherman gave away €10,000 worth of free monkfish in a protest over EU quotas.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2012
In response to Mr Tony Lowes ill-informed letter published (Irish Examiner, May 1) regarding fish farming, I would like to make a few factual corrections: Firstly, the Examiner’s editorial referred to was not considered by IFA or the industry to be thoughtful or informed.
Fri, 11 May, 2012
FISHERMEN operating out of the new National Seafood Centre at Clogheen, Clonakilty, Co Cork, can look forward to a surge in global demand for fish, according to the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2011
Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney has officially opened the National Seafood Centre in Clonakilty, Co Cork.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2011
UP to 2,000 coastal jobs and a potential €150 million in exports are on hold due to the Government’s slow processing of 600 aquaculture licences, according to the Irish Shellfish Association.
Tue, 25 Oct, 2011
FOOD for Recovery, the second O’Donovan Rossa Autumn School on Food Safety, will be held in the National Marine Headquarters, Clonakilty, Co Cork, from September 30 to October 1.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2011
THE Naval Service will make history next month when for the first time one of its ships carries out fishery protection duties in foreign waters.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2011
MORE than 200 people became ill in France after eating contaminated mussels exported by a West Cork seafood company, a court heard yesterday.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2009
WE are a country that is practically bankrupt. Is this any surprise, considering we have given away some of our greatest natural assets.
Wed, 29 Jul, 2009
THE government has announced plans to save €242.4 million of Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food expenditure in 2009.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2008
PROTESTING fishermen were meeting in Cork last night to decide on what course of action to take following the lifting of their port blockades.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2008
FIVE-year business plans for six fishery harbour centres around the country will be published shortly, Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Minister Mary Coughlan announced yesterday.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2008
FISHERMEN have accused the state’s new fisheries watchdog of undermining the industry.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2008
FOURTEEN Irish and EU-registered fishing boats were detained by marine inspectors in the first three months of the year for suspected breaches of fishing regulations.
Thu, 24 Apr, 2008
Donal Hickey on the soaring rate of cetacean deaths.
Mon, 24 Mar, 2008