New EU fisheries fund good for Donegal – Higgins

THE new €6.5 billion European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) will be of great benefit to Donegal fishermen, according to Jim Higgins,  MEP for Ireland Midlands North West. The fund will go to the fisheries and aquaculture sectors in the EU from 2014 to 2020. Negotiations to cut a deal on the EMFF had broken […]

Case of family excluded from ‘Lost at Sea Scheme’ for EU Parliament

JIM Higgins MEP for Midlands-North-West and Danny Byrne, from Donegal, have taken the Lost at Sea case to the European Parliament’s Petitions Committee to seek justice for Danny’s family, the Byrne family of Bruckless, Donegal. “The petition, which will be heard next Monday, outlines the struggle of the Byrne family. The Byrne family sought, and […]