Fishing



High Court: SFPA acted unlawfully by withholding approval of fish-weighing system based on EU concerns

The High Court has ruled that the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) acted ultra vires its powers by withholding approval for a pier-side weighing system for freshly-caught fish.

Published 8 June 2021

Government to appeal ruling against large fishing boat ban

The government is set to appeal a High Court ruling which blocked its plans to exclude large vessels from trawling within six nautical miles of the State.

Published 11 November 2020