Ireland emerges as big winner of fisheries Council

By |december 13th, 2017|common fisheries policy, eel, Eel Regulation, EU Council, fishing limits, fishing quotas, Ireland, News, overfishing|

Fisheries ministers pulled an all-nighter to reach an agreement on fishing limits for 2018, giving Ireland more a €20m windfall. The Council says progress has been made to achieve sustainable management of fish stocks but NGOs say the new limits are above scientific advice. And the industry was caught gate-crashing, again.