European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee meets with Killybegs fishermen

copeA delegation from the European Parliament's Fisheries Committee spent yesterday in Donegal, meeting with a number of interest groups including the KFO and representatives of the island fishermen.

The Donegal leg of the committee's Irish visit was hosted by North West MEP Pat the Cope Gallagher, who says it's an important visit, coming as it does after the Parliament last week concluded its deliberations on the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy.

With three way discussions on the policy now about to begin between the parliament, the commission and the European Fisheries Ministers and the European Commission, Mr Gallagher says it's important that the delegates from Spain, Germany and Scotland have seen the issues directly affecting fishing communities in Donegal..........