The Fishermen of Skerries – Part 4

Paper 039

Lecture – 1953

Author – Shiels, Joseph

Also in Nat. Library No: P. 7632

Testimony given at Balbriggan and Skerries to Deep Sea Fisheries Commission, 1864. Decline in certain fish stocks. Dispute as to the wisdom of trawling inside a certain sea limit. Ignorance of spawning habits and spawning grounds. Oyster bed near Church Island.