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To: The Taoiseach

Ban super factory ships in Irish waters

In recent days, a number of the largest super trawlers in the world have been fishing again in the Irish Exclusive Economic Zone. These monster vessels are multiples of the average sized fishing trawler.

They are capable of catching vast amounts of fish on each trip and there are profound concerns about their impact on the marine eco-system.

Super trawlers of this size are banned from fishing in Australian waters.

We are calling on the Taoiseach and the Irish government to campaign for super trawlers to be banned from fishing in Irish waters and all European waters under the jurisdiction of the Common Fisheries Policy.

Why is this important?

Let's send a clear message to the Irish Government and the European Commission that it's time to ban super trawlers and to ensure a sustainable fishery that supports coastal communities around Ireland and Europe.



2023-05-28 22:55:15 +0100

lets get it to 6,500

2023-03-31 23:25:22 +0100

5,000 signatures reached

2023-03-31 10:53:17 +0100

What a response lets keep signatures going!

2023-03-25 13:20:06 +0000

1,000 signatures reached

2023-03-23 13:38:54 +0000

500 signatures reached

2023-03-22 14:26:02 +0000

100 signatures reached

2023-03-22 12:39:22 +0000

50 signatures reached

2023-03-22 12:09:56 +0000

25 signatures reached

2023-03-22 11:54:28 +0000

10 signatures reached