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Fishermen’s Mission Gives Hardship Payments To Ardglass Fishermen

THERE were literally tears of joy at Ardglass harbour on Friday. The hard-pressed fishermen who have hardly made a shilling since last October queued up at the Fishermen’s Mission building on the harbour to receive emergency hand-outs after it came to the Mission’s attention that fishermen and their families were…

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Grant Aid Provides Life-Saving Equipment For Northern Irish Fishermen

A series of events during August and September will provide safety training to our local County Down fishermen as well as a free Personal Flotation Device (PFD) or lifejacket to help improve safety at sea. The joint initiative by National Charity, the Fishermen’s Mission, Seafish, DARD (Department for Agriculture and…

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Fishermen’s Mission Welcomes Progressive Support

THE Fishermen’s Mission which covers the three fishing ports of Kilkeel, Ardglass and Portavogie has received a £1,000 Community Award from the Progressive Building Society, the largest locally-owned mortgage lender in Northern Ireland. Delighted with the award, Mission Area Officer Maurice Lake said: “These very welcome funds will go towards…

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