The Cope says Joe Borg’s departure bad news for Irish Fishing

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North West MEP Pat the Cope Gallagher says the replacement of Joe Borg as EU Fisheries Commissioner is a sad day for Ireland.

Mr Gallagher led a Federation of Irish Fishermen deputation to meet with the commissioner ahead of this month's crucial quota discussions in Brussels.

He says they had a frank discussion, and Mr Borg was receptive to what they had to say, as has always been the case for the past five years:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/cope830.mp3[/podcast]