26th September
Differences 'must be parked' to present a united front on Brexit

The linkage between access, quota and trade is a “clear priority” from an Irish and European perspective in the Brexit talks, warns a leading figure in Ireland’s fishing industry. “And when I talk about trade, I’m not talking about seafood trade - I’m talking about total trade - we cannot break that linkage. If it does happen, the game is over.” Seán O’Donoghue, chief executive of the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation, was speaking at a Brexit briefing ahead of BIM’s National Seafood Conference at the end of June. He added that that problems relating to the Common Fisheries Policy must be “parked’ as fighting a battle on two fronts would be “absolutely crazy”. No matter which fishing sector you’re in - whether you’re pelagic, demersal, shellfish or mixed species - Brexit is a real disaster if it does wrong.” Full story: Autumn issue (Sept 6)

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