Fishing sector needs help navigating through Brexit

Irish fishermen believe that the industry has been consistently let down by successive Irish governments

30th April, 2017

For the thousands of people whose livelihood depends on the fishing industry, the attitude and inaction of officialdom to the sector has often been the biggest problem they face.

In this week’s newspaper, one Donegal fisherman gave a stark assessment of the relationship between peripheral coastal regions and their distant regulators and lawmakers: “It used to be man versus the Atlantic, but now its the administration that is the threat.”


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