Monday November 30, 2020

Diesel hikes cost fishermen dearly

Dennis Harding has been a fisherman for more than 40 years, but rising fuel prices mean that he is finding it difficult to cover his costs.

14th June, 2008

Dennis Harding has been a fisherman for more than 40 years, but rising fuel prices mean that he is finding it difficult to cover his costs.

The prawn fisherman was among those who blocked Waterford and Cork ports last week to protest over the fuel costs, catch quotas and enforcement of fishing regulations.

‘‘There’s still a good enough job there when we can get it . . . but we can’t keep going, with the price...

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