Inshore Fishermen Seek Aid Package

The National Inshore Fishermen’s Association (NIFA) has warned that its members will be forced to tie up to piers “long term” due to a combination of factors. “It would have been difficult to envisage the dire situation facing inshore fishermen currently could worsen but it did so, culminating in the almost complete loss of yet another fishery so important to our economic viability,” NIFA said in a statement. It was referring to cuts in pollack, with Area vi down 26 per cent and Area vii down by 87 per cent as a result of the EU fisheries council talks in Brussels. more, >>click to read<< 07;40

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