The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority is committed to the effective and fair regulation of the Irish Sea-Fishing and Seafood Sectors. Working in consultation with all stakeholders, and in particular with our Consultative Committee, the SFPA is strongly committed to playing its part in ensuring a strong future for the Irish Fishing Industry built on the principles of conservation, compliance and sustainability.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Breakfast Information Events 2019

Join us at our special Information Breakfasts for fishermen, processors and shellfish producers. Get the latest news and help on matters from ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Annual Report 2017

The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority 2017 Annual Report has been published and is available at the following links: SFPA 2017 Annual Report ...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018


Clonakilty, 3rd August  Recreational fishing for lobster and crab continues to be a popular activity during the summer months. The ...

Recent Publications

Consumer Advice - Scallops

This consumer advice leaflet provides information for consumers when purchasing scallops. 

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Industry Advice - Common Skate

Industry advice on the identification and conservation of the Common Skate 

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