Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation
The KFO provide a range of services to its members including:
Representing and negotiating on behalf of members fishing interests at national and EU Level. Advising members on fishing-related issues such as licences, capacity, accessing available grant aid supports. Acting as an information conduit on key fishing issues such as Total Allowable Catches (TACs) and fishing quotas. Facilitating the setting up of group schemes for members benefits, such as pensions, vessel and health insurance. Providing access to financial support mechanisms for major market price fluctuations, as a result of the KFO’s designation as a Producer Organisation. Alerting members to key EU and national decisions that are being taken, that affect their livelihood. Supplying and sourcing additional opportunities that will benefit members, such as new fisheries opportunities/agreements, e-commerce and so forth. The KFO endeavour to Helping to resolve fishing related problems experienced by members or groups of members.