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  • Boat of the Week: Margaret Mary DA 56

    Boat of the Week: Margaret Mary DA 56

    13th June 2018

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Margaret Mary DA 56 LOA: 23m Built: France 1990 Type: Twin-rig trawler Home port: Clogherhead We’ll be back next week with our latest boat focus. Got some…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 14.06.18

    New Issue: Fishing News 14.06.18

    12th June 2018

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • Anti-pulse campaign in top gear • Guiding Light arrives at Peterhead • Brussels plans tough new controls • Ardglass fishing community pays tribute to Romanian fisherman • Fishing News Awards 2018 • Irish vessels’ access to…

  • Anti-pulse campaign in top gear

    Anti-pulse campaign in top gear

    11th June 2018

    Calls for meetings with member state officials Opponents of electric pulse beam fishing have stepped up their campaign for a ban on the method, as negotiations in the EU on its future reach a critical point, reports Tim Oliver They…

  • ‘Guardians of the Reef’

    ‘Guardians of the Reef’

    7th June 2018

    The first public screening of ‘Guardians of the Reef’, a Storylines project documenting some of the history of the South Devon shellfishing industry and local ways of life, recently took place at the Cricket Inn in Beesands in Start Bay,…

  • Boat of the Week: Elegance PD 33

    Boat of the Week: Elegance PD 33

    7th June 2018

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Elegance PD 33 LOA: 19.9m Built: Macduff Shipyards Ltd Macduff 1989 Type: Twin-rig trawler Home port: Portavogie We’ll be back next week with our latest boat focus.…