Northwest MEP hopeful Irish fishermen will benefit from aid package

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Pinterest Northwest MEP hopeful Irish fishermen will benefit from aid package Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Google+ Twitter Facebook By News Highland – October 23, 2013 WhatsApp WhatsApp Google+center_img LUH still not ready to restore IT systems Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 Previous articleDonegal Deputy hits out at Government for encouraging people to apply for work in CanadaNext articleTaoiseach to ask for money back from banks at EU summit News Highland Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha CTR to take part in new research project Twitter News Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Facebook The European Parliament has approved draft rules to help fishermen to comply with new Common Fisheries Policy requirements.They approved a six point five billion euro aid package that will help fishermen to comply with the discard ban.The funding can go towards buying more selective fishing gear and to improve safety and working conditions, along with data collection and port infrastructure.MEP’s will now start negotiating the final rules with member states.Fianna Fail North West MEP, Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallagher, says he’s hoping people working in the Irish fishing industry will benefit from the fund…..[podcast][/podcast] Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life last_img read more