KFO: Donegal jobs could be lost following blue whiting decision

There are fears that jobs will be lost in Donegal following a decision by coastal states to agree a 92% cut in blue whiting catches for next year.

The Killybegs Fisherman's Association has hit out at the agreement claiming it is based on extremely dubious science.

While Irish vessels do not have a big share of the blue whiting catch, many non-Irish vessels use Killybegs Harbour to process their catches of those species.

KFO Chief Executive Sean O'Donoghue says that while the cuts may be able to be offset to an extent by Donegal processors, the decision is wrong: