first_img Previous articleGovernment accused of ignoring Fanad road application one year onNext articlePolice attacked after Derry “punishment shootings” News Highland Pinterest News Twitter Facebook Google+ EU campaign to secure fishing rights for Islanders Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released By News Highland – December 12, 2009 Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Donegal’s Island fishermen have accused the government, EU and fishing representative groups of not doing enough to protect what they see as their right to make a living from fishing.In 2006 the government banned salmon fishing for boats of a certain size, most fishermen took up a buy out scheme to exit the industry but 20 off Donegal’s coast have resisted.They argue that it is a way of Island life and one of the few ways of making an income if based off the mainland.Today fishing representatives as well as local and national political figures will meet in the Resource Centre on Aranmore at 3.30pm on the issue.Campaign spokesperson Hugh Rodgers says they are want a fish quota derogation for islands: [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/hugh10.mp3[/podcast] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Facebook Twitter Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img