Excluded from the Working Waterfront – Trawlers to blockade €300m Greystones harbour development

A bitter feud in which the fishing fleet in Greystones, Co Wicklow claims it has been excluded from the town’s harbour, which has been redeveloped at a cost of €300 million, is set to come to a head on Saturday. Commercial fishing boats, whose owners have been told they are “illegally” using a pier in recent weeks, are set to blockade the harbour in a mass protest.  Gardaí have already been called in amid accusations of ropes and a boat being impounded,,, Commercial fishers claim their work has been central to Greystones harbour for generations, but that they have been excluded since its redevelopment as a marine leisure and residential quarter. >click to read<09:41

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