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EU-wide reform is necessary in the fishing industry in the wake of a UK Brexit.

Fishing Trawler

A view held within some quarters of the industry in the UK is that EU regulation and quotas on fishing has led to a loss of livlihood with many opting for Brexit.

According to Dingle’s Lorcán Ó Cinnéide of the Irish Fish Producers Organisation, broader issues exist – he says Britain is not just going to disappear and widespread reform at EU level is necessary:

 

A Brexit however may provide Ireland with an opportunity to air industry concerns –  John Nolan of the Castletownbere Fishing Co-Op says unity is needed to seek a better deal: