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# fishing - Monday 28 May, 2018

Plastic straws, cutlery and cotton buds could be banned across the EU
# Marine Litter
# Marine Litter

Plastic straws, cutlery and cotton buds could be banned across the EU

May 28th 2018, 3:23 PM 15,362 Views 38 Comments

Some 500,000 tonnes of plastic waste from the EU end up in the sea every year.

# fishing - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Eel fishermen who went out of business after Irish ban may soon receive financial support
# Anglers
# Anglers

Eel fishermen who went out of business after Irish ban may soon receive financial support

Mar 25th 2018, 7:30 AM 15,303 Views 19 Comments

The government has opened up talks with the European Commission to set up a support programme.

# fishing - Monday 15 January, 2018

'It doesn't give the fish a chance': Irish MEPs urged to vote against electric pulse fishing
# Electrocution
# Electrocution

'It doesn't give the fish a chance': Irish MEPs urged to vote against electric pulse fishing

Jan 15th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,611 Views 24 Comments

The practice involves dragging an electrified net across the sea floor, stunning all of the marine life in its path.

# fishing - Saturday 30 December, 2017

A disputed Irish-UK territory is one of many fishing problems caused by Brexit
# Lough Foyle
# Lough Foyle

A disputed Irish-UK territory is one of many fishing problems caused by Brexit

Dec 30th 2017, 7:15 AM 34,279 Views 24 Comments

Both Ireland and the UK claim Lough Foyle as their own – so what fishing rules will be implemented after Brexit?

# fishing - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Two men rescued from sinking fishing boat that was 'almost underwater'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men rescued from sinking fishing boat that was 'almost underwater'

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:32 AM 25,847 Views 16 Comments

The Skerries RNLI set out from the Laytown coast shortly after 5.30am this morning.

# fishing - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

Aug 16th 2017, 8:19 AM 8,652 Views 29 Comments

Half of the fatalities last year involved self-employed people.

# fishing - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Over 100 Irish ships have violated a scheme that protects foreign fishermen
# Investigation
# Investigation

Over 100 Irish ships have violated a scheme that protects foreign fishermen

Jul 20th 2017, 3:44 PM 12,094 Views 17 Comments

An investigation by The Guardian found workers on Irish trawlers were being exploited.

'An absolute disaster': Hundreds of fish killed in River Tolka after someone put car tyre into sewer
# Sewage
# Sewage

'An absolute disaster': Hundreds of fish killed in River Tolka after someone put car tyre into sewer

Jul 20th 2017, 9:42 AM 46,534 Views 37 Comments

The blockage led to a manhole cover overflowing and sewage being discharged into the River Tolka.

# fishing - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Transition year students are being taught a new skill - fishing
# Rod Stewards
# Rod Stewards

Transition year students are being taught a new skill - fishing

May 21st 2017, 8:00 AM 10,437 Views 21 Comments

The scheme aims to teach children fly fishing with a view to introducing them to a lifelong hobby.

# fishing - Sunday 9 April, 2017

'The system is a joke': A quarter of Irish fishing vessels caught with illegal workers
# Fishy Business
# Fishy Business

'The system is a joke': A quarter of Irish fishing vessels caught with illegal workers

Apr 9th 2017, 5:40 PM 23,495 Views 40 Comments

A scheme was brought in last year to protect foreign staff – but there are claims that exploitation is still rife.

# fishing - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Could Brexit make Ireland's change to Sea Fisheries rules redundant?
# Foreign Waters
# Foreign Waters

Could Brexit make Ireland's change to Sea Fisheries rules redundant?

Mar 28th 2017, 6:01 AM 11,914 Views 14 Comments

Britain wants to use this break from the EU to keep its shores to itself – and revive its fishing industry.

# fishing - Sunday 26 March, 2017

The government wants to open up Ireland's exclusive fishing boundaries - and Senators aren't happy
# Muddied Waters
# Muddied Waters

The government wants to open up Ireland's exclusive fishing boundaries - and Senators aren't happy

Mar 26th 2017, 8:15 AM 25,609 Views 28 Comments

Seanad members have been debating an amendment to the Sea Fisheries Bill.

# fishing - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Poll: Should Northern Ireland boats be allowed to fish off the Republic of Ireland's coasts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Northern Ireland boats be allowed to fish off the Republic of Ireland's coasts?

Mar 11th 2017, 10:32 AM 23,336 Views 90 Comments

The Government is planning to allow boats from Northern Ireland to fish very close to Irish shores.

# fishing - Monday 6 February, 2017

The first salmon to be caught this year in Ireland was nabbed in Fermoy
# Deadly Catch
# Deadly Catch

The first salmon to be caught this year in Ireland was nabbed in Fermoy

Feb 6th 2017, 2:20 PM 18,622 Views 23 Comments

The 7lb fish was caught in the River Blackwater last Wednesday.

# fishing - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Man left in freezing shark infested water for six hours after being dragged out of boat by fish
# Australia
# Australia

Man left in freezing shark infested water for six hours after being dragged out of boat by fish

Jan 7th 2017, 5:00 PM 45,656 Views 38 Comments

“He was just one tiny little head bobbing in the ocean”.

# fishing - Friday 23 December, 2016

Nothing fishy here: 500 children from across Dublin have been taught how to fish
# City Anglers
# City Anglers

Nothing fishy here: 500 children from across Dublin have been taught how to fish

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:44 PM 14,417 Views 23 Comments

Children from Darndale, Jobstown, Mulhuddart, Whitechurch and a number of inner city youth projects took part in the initiative.

# fishing - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Filmmaker Risteard Ó Domhnaill: 'It's time for us to take ownership of our natural resources'
# Column
# Column

Filmmaker Risteard Ó Domhnaill: 'It's time for us to take ownership of our natural resources'

Dec 8th 2016, 1:00 PM 311 Views 23 Comments

How many of us really know what is going on in our coastal communities, asks director of The Pipe, Risteard Ó Domhnaill.

# fishing - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Coast Guard chopper and multiple lifeboats in search for missing fisherman
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Coast Guard chopper and multiple lifeboats in search for missing fisherman

Nov 16th 2016, 2:09 PM 12,403 Views 2 Comments

Rescue services and local boats have been out since 9.30 this morning searching for the man.

# fishing - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Three people rescued from sinking fishing trawler 20 miles off Cork coast
# RNLI Lifeboat
# RNLI Lifeboat

Three people rescued from sinking fishing trawler 20 miles off Cork coast

Sep 27th 2016, 9:15 AM 20,123 Views 17 Comments

The boat had been taking on water rapidly by the time rescue arrived.

# fishing - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths
# Irish Coast
# Irish Coast

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths

Sep 17th 2016, 3:08 PM 14,320 Views 37 Comments

Irish MEP Seán Kelly said people who break rules should be “dealt with”.

# fishing - Friday 16 September, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio wants you to spy on fishermen
# Rat Them Trout
# Rat Them Trout

Leonardo DiCaprio wants you to spy on fishermen

Sep 16th 2016, 6:02 AM 22,347 Views 36 Comments

“It gives the public an opportunity to see what is happening, even out in the middle of the ocean.”

# fishing - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

An American fisherman caught this rare bright blue lobster
# Shell Shocking
# Shell Shocking

An American fisherman caught this rare bright blue lobster

Aug 10th 2016, 9:48 PM 60,779 Views 45 Comments

The oft-cited odds of catching one are one in two million.

# fishing - Monday 4 July, 2016

MEP calls for "effective" ban on super trawlers in Irish waters
# Fishing
# Fishing

MEP calls for "effective" ban on super trawlers in Irish waters

Jul 4th 2016, 7:15 AM 19,164 Views 42 Comments

Líadh Ní Riada said that the trawlers were not being inspected properly.

# fishing - Sunday 22 May, 2016

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry

May 22nd 2016, 8:45 AM 98,452 Views 85 Comments

Risteard O Domhnaill was behind the documentary The Pipe. Now he has returned with an acclaimed documentary voiced by Brendan Gleeson.

# fishing - Monday 28 March, 2016

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline

Mar 28th 2016, 5:02 PM 13,580 Views 1 Comment

The distress call came in shortly before 8am this morning.

# fishing - Friday 22 January, 2016

This Irish lad caught a wallaby while fishing and was interviewed on the Australian news
# Australia
From The Daily Edge
# Australia

This Irish lad caught a wallaby while fishing and was interviewed on the Australian news

Jan 22nd 2016, 10:00 PM 12,118 Views 2 Comments

Eh, what…?

# fishing - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Brush with death: 'I was fighting for air, spitting out sea water as the waves broke over my head'
# Saved
# Saved

Brush with death: 'I was fighting for air, spitting out sea water as the waves broke over my head'

Nov 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 19,541 Views 4 Comments

Colm Plunkett does not think he would be alive today if he had not been wearing a lifejacket.

# fishing - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Egyptian national charged with immigration offence at Cork harbour
# Union Hall
# Union Hall

Egyptian national charged with immigration offence at Cork harbour

Nov 5th 2015, 8:45 AM 11,196 Views 0 Comments

A search of a fishing boat was carried out this morning.

# fishing - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Exploitation on trawlers: Ministers were aware of illegal worker claims two years ago
# Guardian Investigation
# Guardian Investigation

Exploitation on trawlers: Ministers were aware of illegal worker claims two years ago

Nov 4th 2015, 4:50 PM 12,319 Views 27 Comments

Richard Bruton said he was “aware of the contention” that there were illegal workers in the industry.

# fishing - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Fisherman says the state confiscated his fish, then sold it themselves
# No Codding
# No Codding

Fisherman says the state confiscated his fish, then sold it themselves

Nov 3rd 2015, 6:01 AM 17,112 Views 32 Comments

But SFPA says it is merely observing the law.

# fishing - Monday 2 November, 2015

Major investigation by The Guardian lays bare 'modern slavery' on Irish fishing trawlers
# Trafficked To Ireland
# Trafficked To Ireland

Major investigation by The Guardian lays bare 'modern slavery' on Irish fishing trawlers

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:48 PM 36,629 Views 104 Comments

The year-long investigation says workers are being trafficked to Ireland.

# fishing - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Fisherman says he can't understand Met Éireann forecasters with foreign accents
# Met Éireann
# Met Éireann

Fisherman says he can't understand Met Éireann forecasters with foreign accents

Sep 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 31,310 Views 56 Comments

The fisherman says he is not racist but has real health and safety concerns that weather reports are not being understood by some fishermen.

# fishing - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine
# Close Encounter
# Close Encounter

Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine

Sep 9th 2015, 4:23 PM 28,174 Views 44 Comments

The incident happened about 14 miles off Tory Island.

# fishing - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Man dies after being swept into sea off Waterford coast
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Man dies after being swept into sea off Waterford coast

Aug 25th 2015, 9:20 PM 37,364 Views 18 Comments

The man was rescued from the water earlier this afternoon.

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler
# Donegal
# Donegal

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler

Aug 25th 2015, 10:15 AM 22,340 Views 6 Comments

A second man remains in a critical condition.

# fishing - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

This Sligo shop is proudly selling some very kinky-sounding items
# Plugged In
From The Daily Edge
# Plugged In

This Sligo shop is proudly selling some very kinky-sounding items

Aug 18th 2015, 7:15 PM 6,297 Views 4 Comments

Everything’s coming up Fifty Shades out West.

# fishing - Monday 17 August, 2015

Investigation launched after 600 dead crayfish are found in Cavan
# Plague
# Plague

Investigation launched after 600 dead crayfish are found in Cavan

Aug 17th 2015, 2:15 PM 15,977 Views 8 Comments

The impact of the likely cause could be “severe” and “irreversible”.

# fishing - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Irish Sea rescue after lobster boat carrying three men capsizes
# Airlifted
# Airlifted

Irish Sea rescue after lobster boat carrying three men capsizes

Apr 15th 2015, 5:34 PM 14,287 Views 16 Comments

The men are being treated for hypothermia.

Thieves are fishing keys from homes and sending the stolen cars to Africa
# Operation Waste
# Operation Waste

Thieves are fishing keys from homes and sending the stolen cars to Africa

Apr 15th 2015, 4:33 PM 25,357 Views 43 Comments

They’re taking them through your letterbox, gardaí say.

# fishing - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Freshly-caught fish gets its last revenge on unsuspecting little boy
# Oops Upside Yer Head
From The Daily Edge
# Oops Upside Yer Head

Freshly-caught fish gets its last revenge on unsuspecting little boy

Apr 14th 2015, 7:15 AM 3,888 Views 0 Comments

Fish slap! Baby, fish slap!