Entries by Gillian Mills

Irish anglers participate in bluefin tuna data gathering

Irish anglers are to participate in a ‘science-based’ catch, tag an release fishery for bluefin tuna this year, complimenting the work by the Marine Institute of a satellite tagging programme.

This international management plan for the east Atlantic was adopted at the 2018  AGM of International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas.

Protection sought for Ireland’s ancient fisheries in next heritage plan

A public consultation on ‘Heritage Ireland 2030’ – Ireland’s national heritage plan – has been extended to the end of February and has already received over 400 submissions.
The Heritage Net Fisheries Steering Group (HNFSG) is promoting ways to preserve and develop sustainable heritage net fisheries that could be linked with artisan food tourism, educational and research opportunities and be experienced through public open days.

Marine Notice No 04 of 2019

The purpose of this Marine Notice is to draw attention to Regulation (EU) 1257/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20th November 2013 on Ship Recycling, which came into force in all Member States on the 30 December 2013.