Whitefish quotas increased following annual Council of Ministers’ meeting


Ireland's whitefish quota has increased by an average of ten per cent, with higher increases in certain species. Cod, sole and boarfish quotas have been reduced.

The quota for prawns has increased by eight per cent.

The deal was secured early this morning following two days of talks at the EU Fisheries Council in Brussels.

Minister of State Joe Mc Hugh says it is a good news story for the North West in particular.......