Concerns over European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, letter to Minister Simon Coveney

Ian Carey Letters, News

Dear Minister Coveney I am writing to highlight to you issues raised at a meeting in Clonakilty earlier this month. As I understand it the issue detailed below, and in the attached letter, was raised at the meeting by both the EU Commission and our representatives on the Shadow Monitoring Committee for the Operational Programme (OP) of the European Maritime …

Ian CareyConcerns over European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, letter to Minister Simon Coveney

Environmental Pillar highlight serious deterioration in fish stocks behind recommendations to cut number of fish caught

Ian Carey News, Press Releases

Annual consultation by Minister Coveney with industry and environmental groups reveals catastrophic deterioration in fish stocks.   The Environmental Pillar wishes to highlight the serious deterioration of Ireland’s fish stocks which has prompted  recommendations by scientists to drastically reduce the numbers of fish caught next year.   The Environmental Pillar, which represents 28 national environmental groups, is calling on Minister …

Ian CareyEnvironmental Pillar highlight serious deterioration in fish stocks behind recommendations to cut number of fish caught

Budget 2015 response: Blue Economy

Ian Carey News, Press Releases

The Environmental Pillar cautiously welcomes the marine measures in the budget but warns that the increase in the blue economy must not come at the cost of small fishermen and the environment. The proposed Marine Tax review is an opportunity to focus tax support on smaller specialist fishing vessels that can fish sustainably and provide local employment. ‘By targeting tax …

Ian CareyBudget 2015 response: Blue Economy

Conference on Marine Protected Areas – March 24

Ian Carey Events, News

The Marine Group of the Environmental Pillar invites you to a Marine Protected Areas Conference on March 24th 2014, 11.30 am – 5.30 pm  Delivering a coherent network of Marine Protected Areas and using them as a tool in ecosystem-based fisheries management kindly hosted by  The EC representation in Ireland, European Union House, 18 Dawson St, Dublin 2 Conference Objectives: To raise …

Ian CareyConference on Marine Protected Areas – March 24

Ten Point Proposal for the Fisheries TACs

Ian Carey News, Submissions

The Environmental Pillar presents a ten point solution to improve decision-making, to ensure a more sustainable approach to aquaculture in Ireland and to make the work of the TAC more appropriate and compliant with EU legislative requirements. Download the Environmental_Pillar_10_Point_Plan_For_Fisheries_TACs

Ian CareyTen Point Proposal for the Fisheries TACs