Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation displeased with new fish discard rules

first_img The Federation of Irish Fishermen is calling for its members to be invited to give their opinions on enhanced environmental strategies rather than being hit with a populist blanket ban on discards.Chairperson Sean O’Donoghue, also head of the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation, was reacting to EU Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki’s recent blanket ban on discards.This means, in simple terms, that fishermen who inadvertently catch species outside of their quota must land all the fish, with the unwanted fish cancelling out the allowable catch.Sean O’Donoghue says this does not make sense and says the situation must be reviewed:[podcast][/podcast] PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal By News Highland – March 18, 2011 Facebook Pinterest Google+ Newsx Adverts WhatsApp 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation displeased with new fish discard rules Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers WhatsAppcenter_img Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Twitter HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest Previous articleConcern over Donegal’s small schools as review process nears conclusionNext articleDestination Donegal – Arranmore Island – listen back News Highland Google+ Facebooklast_img

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