Castletownbere Harbour Master, Cormac McGinley has responded to concerns from locals in regards to the policing of the harbour area.
A third reported incident has been highlighted in Castletownbere harbour last night, where a foreign vessel has been photographed moored in a non-designated landing area.
Foreign fishing vessels docking in Castletownbere are not using the dedicated landing areas set-up to deal with concerns over the COVID19 outbreak, claims a local source.
The Minister for the Marine, Michael Creed, T.D, today announced a temporary voluntary fleet tie-up scheme for fishing vessels in the Polyvalent, Beam Trawl and Specific segments of the fishing fleet.
The Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) has launched their report into the loss of a fisherman at Rosslare Europort on 19 May 2019.
An Irish Fishing Community has been put on high alert since the crew of a visiting foreign fishing vessel have reported positive for COVID-19.