Frustration as no support for fishing industry in the budget

A Donegal TD has pleaded with the Agriculture, food and Marine Minister Charlie McConalogue to stand up for his community and provide emergency supports for the fishing industry.

Deputy Padraig Mac Lochlainn said he could not get his head around why the budget did not include an emergency financial aid package to address the fuel crisis in the fishing industry.

The rising cost of fuel, Brexit and issues with fishing quota is having a detrimental impact on the fishing industry.

Deputy MacLochlainn says this is an unprecedented crisis and it is not too late to provide the essential funding…

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