Pringle says Ireland’s latest CFP allocation isn’t enough


Donegal South West Deputy Thomas Pringle says last week's announcement of €148m for the fisheries sector is not enough to ensure a thriving seafood sector for seven years.

Deputy Pringle acknowledges that the allocation from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund is double what was received in 2007, but he says it still doesn't do enough to address the imbalances from whjich Ireland has suffered under the Common Fisheries Policy.

Deputy Pringle says when compared to the allocations for other EU states, Ireland is still lagging significantly behind............