Gardaí raid premises after fishermen trafficking claim

Gardaí have raided a number of premises and the naval service has arrested a fishing boat in the Irish sea as part of the response to allegations of abuse of migrant workers in the fishing industry. Speaking ahead of the second meeting later today of the taskforce set up to deal with issue, Minister for Agriculture and Marine Simon Coveney said he does not want a “witch hunt” of people who may be in Ireland illegally and may be vulnerable. Read the rest here 10:14