The Irish High Court has formally initiated Judicial Review proceedings aimed at challenging the EU Regulation setting 2020 fishing quotas under the Common Fisheries Policy
Last week, the European Commission sent a reasoned opinion to Ireland over its failure to fulfil its obligations under Council Regulation (EC) No 1224/2009
The ICES has released their recommendations for the 2021 herring fisheries in the Irish Sea, Celtic Sea and the southwest of Ireland, along with the West of Scotland and West of Ireland
The ICES has released it recommendations for Sole quota for the Irish Sea, western English Channel, west of Ireland, Bristol Channel/Celtic Sea and the Celtic Sea South/southwest of Ireland
Inshore fishing vessels under-10 metres are being refused access to the Temporary Voluntary Tie-Up Scheme due to an oversight by the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority in enforcing the registration of Sales Notes.
It has been reported that commercial shellfish harvesting has ceased along the west and southwest coasts after high levels of toxins were found during routine monitoring