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EU Fisheries Summit Offers Fishermen a Mixed Bag For 2015

At the Brussels EU Fisheries Summit this week on 15-16 December 2014, the Council reached agreement on the 2015 fishing opportunities for certain fish and shellfish stocks in EU and non-EU waters for 2015. Local Northern Ireland fishing chief Dick james has commented on the results as a “mixed bag…

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No Fanfare For The New CFP From Co Down Fishing Industry

THE long-awaited review of the Common Fisheries Policy has now been agreed and the local County Down industry has already made a very lukewarm response to the Brussels decision saying that there is much small print to decipher and understand, but real expectations of an improvement for fishing opportunities for…

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O’Neill Welcomes Agreement on Common Fisheries Policy

NI FISHERIES Minister Michelle O’Neill MLA attended the EU Council meeting in Brussels this week at which Ministers reached a final position on key reforms to the Common Fisheries Policy. The final CFP Reform package is decided jointly by the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament. Last year the…

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