‘Disaster’ as Killybegs Fishermen set to lose €17M in mackerel quota

first_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook Pinterest Pinterest Twitter Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA It’s been claimed that a Government announcement of a €61 million mackerel quota for Killybegs fishermen results in a €17 million loss to the sector.While the Donegal based sector will be allocated 87 per cent of the overall quota, it equates to a loss of 20% in their catch according to Donegal Deputy Pat the Cope Gallagher.Deputy Gallagher says this is a disaster to the sector and will mean less opportunity and consequently less employment for the North West region:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/copemackeral1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Facebookcenter_img WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Previous articleGAA Programme – County Final SpecialNext articleNo current plans to address serious flooding issue in Castlefinn News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Google+ By News Highland – October 12, 2017 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Homepage BannerNews ‘Disaster’ as Killybegs Fishermen set to lose €17M in mackerel quotalast_img

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