Alan Mcculla

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Kilkeel harbour in Co Down. Photograph: James Forde

Fisherfolk in Kilkeel, Co Down, have had to fight inclement weather on the seas for weeks, along with the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. Unlike t(...)

Fishing boats moored in Dunbar Harbour, East Lothian. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Fears have been expressed that the British government will “cook the books” so that Northern Ireland fishermen will not get a fair share of the extra (...)

Leslie Garvan  on board one of his two fishing boats in  Kilkeel harbor in Northern Ireland. Photograph: James Forde for The Irish Times

Leslie Garvan, a trawler owner from Kilkeel in Co Down who has done well out of fishing, wants to take back what he views as rightfully British. “Go (...)

Thousands of tonnes of prawns are landed every year in harbours such as Annalong, Ardglass, Kilkeel and Portavogie. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Getting ready to kick off your Christmas dinner in style in two days time with a classic prawn starter?It’s a perennial favourite but one that could h(...)

Trawlers at sea. According to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, there are around 381 registered fishing vessels in the North which support just over 800 fishermen.

The seafood chowder on the menu at the Mourne Seafood Bar in Belfast has something of a cult following come rain or shine. But the recent storm(...)