Woods, Michael J.

Thursday, 13 February 1992

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 415 No. 7

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Written Answers. - Removal of Wreck.

Was asked: whether his Department have any proposals for the removal of the wreck lying on the shore at Kilmachalaygue, Kenmare, County Kerry.More Button

The removal of a wrecked ship from the foreshore or elsewhere is a matter in the first instance for the owner(s). I have no powers to remove this wreck. I consider this situation unsatisfactory and ...More Button

Written Answers. - Mayo Harbour Works.

Was asked: if he will sanction a hydrographic survey at Ballyglass Harbour, County Mayo, in regard to an extension of this harbour; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Was asked: if he has any proposals to provide an extension to the pier at Blacksod, Ballina, County Mayo; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

I propose to answer Questions Nos. 35 and 36 together. My Department's Fishery Harbours Development Programme, which covers the period to end-1993, makes no provision for works at either Blacksod or B...More Button

Written Answers. - Duncannon (Wexford) Pier.

Was asked: if the necessary amount of finance will be made available to provide for the technical surveying work at Duncannon pier, New Ross, County Wexford, this year; if, in view of the minimum cost involved a...More Button

The site investigation at Kilmore Quay, County Wexford, is not due to recommence until later this spring. While I am unable to give any undertaking with regard to work at Duncannon Pier at this junct...More Button

Written Answers. - Removal of Wreck.

Was asked: when it is proposed that the wreck of the Bardini Reefer will be removed as it is a serious hazard to shipping at Castletownbere; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

There are no plans to move the wreck of Bardini Reefer due to the substantial cost involved.More Button

Written Answers. - Fishing Licence Application.

Was asked: if a person (details supplied) in County Dublin will be issued with a licence to permit him to fish in the Irish Sea between Greystones and Bray, County Wicklow.More Button

A licence will be issued to the person concerned if he complies with the terms and conditions which apply to the issue of sea fishing boat licences and, in particular, the removal of equivalent active...More Button

Written Answers. - Gill Net Fishing Regulations.

Was asked: if he will outline the action, if any, he proposes to take to curtail foreign fishing fleets from gill net fishing off our coast; as it is now a matter of serious concern to our fishing industry.More Button

Gill netting is an effective and selective method of fishing, which, when properly deployed, can contribute more to conservation than some other forms of fishing. Through its selectivity it allows und...More Button

Written Answers. - Fish Farming Legislation.

Was asked: if he will outline the legislation which is in place, including any EC Directives to govern fish farming.More Button

My statutory powers in relation to fish farming derive from the Fisheries Acts, 1959 and 1980 and the Foreshore Act, 1933.More Button

Written Answers. - Lough Swilly Fish Farming Regulations.

Was asked: if he will outline (a) the conditions under which a company (details supplied) are licensed in Lough Swilly, (b) the amount they are licensed for and the amount they are producing, (c) the Act under w...More Button

The company to which the Deputy refers are licensed to engage in fish farming in Lough Swilly under the Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959 and the Foreshore Act, 1933. Grant-aid has been allocated b...More Button


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