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Dáil votes to annul penalty point system for fishermen

May 30th, 2018 The Dáil has voted to annul a penalty point system introduced for fishermen who engage in unregulated, unreported, or illegal fishing. Fianna Fáil’s Pat Gallagher, TD brought forward the motion to overrule the Statutory Instrument (SI) in a debate that was opened …

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Bathing water quality poor at five popular Dublin beaches

May 16th, 2018 Irish swimmers are being urged to avoid swimming at five Dublin beaches this summer as they fail to meet minimum EU bathing water quality standards. As temperatures increase and bathing season approaches, seven beaches in the country have failed to meet minimum …