Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Donegal Herring Shoals.

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asked the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries if he will ensure that his Department's research vessels visit Donegal coast during the coming spring to survey the position of matje herring shoals.

Exploratory fishing for herrings off the Donegal coast is one of a number of proposals at present being considered in connection with the work programme of the exploratory fishing vessels from 1st April next.