Fishing hit by a perfect storm of quota cuts and weigh-in row

The fishing industry has traditionally lagged behind farming in Irish trade negotiations – and now, as part of the Brexit withdrawal deal, it has has been hardest hit in the EU, losing €43 million worth of its annual quotas in British waters

Karl McHugh: the chief executive of the Atlantic Dawn group says that ‘we’re going to try and weather the storm. We have the motivation and enthusiasm and the commitment to keep going’. Picture: Joe Dunne