Posts Tagged ‘sfpa’

Penalty Points for Fishermen Unconstitutional

On the 12th of December the Supreme Court handed down Judgement in the challenge taken by Paddy O’Sullivan to the Statutory Instrument (SI) of 2014 introducing the Penalty Points for Fishermen. Conways Solicitors acted for Mr. O’Sullivan. The High Court had struck the SI down as being unconstitutional for a number of reasons, one was... Read More

Armed Garda Raids – a dark day for the Industry

On Wednesday the 5th of October 2016 at ports in Howth, Co Dublin, and Castletownbere, Co Cork, raids were conducted on foot of the allowing non EEA fishermen to have access to the Atypical Work visa and lawfully engage in work in the fishing fleet on Irish vessels. The issue and point of concern... Read More