first_img Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook WhatsApp Google+ WhatsApp Previous articleEnda Kenny fears border posts will return if Britain leaves the EUNext articleAdams raise Mica issue in Dail News Highland Homepage BannerNews Twitter Google+ By News Highland – June 1, 2016 Pinterestcenter_img Facebook Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey The new agriculture Minister Michael Creed has confirmed he will be looking into the issue of penalty points for fishermen with the hope of a resolution in the very near future.There have been numerous calls from opposition parties for the controversial legislation facilitating the current penalty points system on the fishing industry to be revoked.The system as it currently stands allows penalty points be imposed on a fishing licence, even if the holder is not convicted when a case comes to court. This has been a major point of contention for the fishing sector in Donegal.Minister Joe McHugh says various organisations will be critical of how this develops but that it has to be done right:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/joemchugh.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Pinterest Penalty point system for fishermen to be reviewed Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Twitterlast_img read more