Kerry TD says Kerry coastal communities facing further decimation post-Brexit

As the UK enters Brexit discussuions with regarding its territorial fishing waters, Ireland needs to secure adequete quotas for its fishermen and women.

That’s according to Kerry Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris who raised the issue after over 15 French and Spanish trawlers were documented fishing for hake off the South and West Kerry coast this past weekend.

Martin Ferris

Deputy Ferris says Kerry’s coastal communities are facing decimation due to a lack of quota.

He said Brexit could have a further devestating effect – and called on Ireland’s Marine Minister to bring the issue to Brussels immediately: