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  • Work permits for the Irish fishing industry

    Work permits for the Irish fishing industry

    23rd March 2016

    Before the recent Scheme for Employment of Non-EEA crew members in parts of the Irish commercial fishing fleet was launched, it was not possible to obtain work permits for someone to work on board an Irish fishing vessel, as fishing…

  • SFPA launches new strategy

    SFPA launches new strategy

    11th August 2015

    Ireland’s Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) has set its new strategy, indicating its key priorities for the regulation of the State’s sea-fisheries and sea food sectors until 2017. Ireland’s sectors employ over 11,000 people and are estimated to be worth a…


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