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Fish quota row brewing between Donegal and Cork

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has set up a review into the potential transfer of €10m worth of fishing quota

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
19th February, 2017
€10 million worth of fishing quota from Donegal to Cork is up for discussion Pic: iStock

A row has broken out between government ministers over the potential transfer of €10 million worth of fishing quota from Donegal to Cork.

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has set up a review into how extra EU quota to catch mackerel will be allocated, following lobbying from fishermen in his native Cork.

But this has angered Minister of State for the Diaspora Joe McHugh, who said that giving extra quota to fishermen in Cork would...

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