We are travelling along the Irish coast meeting the people that rely on our seas. In Connemara, we met up with John Brittain who has run a sea-angling business out of Clifden for over thirty years. During our conversation we hear about his connection to the sea and that his livelihood depends on its health.  John welcomes Marine Protected Areas but says they must include “the proper management, communication and consultation with all the people that use our seas“.

 

 

Our thanks to John for taking part.

You kind find more episodes from our series Real Voice on Youtube. 

Real Voices is a video series produced for Fair Seas by the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group.

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We also welcome you to join us in Cork on 8th June, where we are hosting our inaugural World Ocean Day conference. We are bringing ocean advocates, government, industry and key stakeholders together to map out the next steps for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Irish waters.

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