The Fishermen of Skerries – Part 3

Paper 034

Lecture – 1952

Author – Shiels, Joseph

Also in Nat. Library No: P. 7632

Summary of Fisheries Commission Report, 1836. Failure of Parliament to respond meaningfully to the recommendations to improve Irish fisheries. Opposition by Scottish fishery interests the main reason. Bounty system. Commercial ventures in 1850’s by Skerries fishermen in cod fishing in Ireland.