Taoiseach acknowledges ‘negative impact’ of deal on fishing industry

first_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Google+ By News Highland – December 28, 2020 Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img The Taoiseach has acknowledged that the trade deal struck between the EU and UK will have a “significant negative impact” on the Irish fishing industry.Under the terms of the agreement, EU boats will have to reduce the quantity of fish caught in British waters by 25 per cent.Groups such as the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation have strongly criticised the deal, describing it as a “grievous wrong”.Taoiseach Michael Martin says “all possible avenues” to support the sector will be examined:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Brexit6pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Previous articleAltnagelvin A&E Department coping with large number of attendancesNext article765 cases of Covid 19 confirmed and one further death News Highland Pinterest Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Taoiseach acknowledges ‘negative impact’ of deal on fishing industry Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Twitter WhatsApplast_img read more