Agriculture and Fisheries Minister wants to speed up aquaculture process

Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Simon Coveney says he wants to speed up the process by which aquaculture licences can be applied for in Donegal and elsewhere.

Two weeks ago, Donegal North East TD Joe Mc Hugh told Highland Radio News that opportunities to create jobs in Donegal are being lost because of red tape.

When he raised it in the Dail last evening, Minister Coveney told him that the proposed timetable for assessing SAC's for aquaculture is too restrictive and must be changed.....

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