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Profile of registrant

The Federation of Irish Fishermen

Identification number in the register: 04685382882-68
Registration date: 23/12/09 00:36:38

The information on this organisation was last modified on 02/01/15 17:36:57
The date of the last annual update was 02/01/15 17:36:57

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: The Federation of Irish Fishermen
Acronym: FIF
Legal status: Friendly Society
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Sean O'Donoghue
Position: Chairman

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Norah Parke
Position: Project Coordinator

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 26/27 Upper Pembroke Street Fitzwilliam Business Centre
Dublin 2
Telephone number: (+353) 16373937
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Federation of Irish Fishermen was established in 2007 and is the umbrella organisation for three Irish Fish Producer Organisations namely, (1)The Irish Fish Producers Organisation Ltd (IFPO), (2)The Irish South and West Fish Producers Organisation Ltd (IS&WFPO) and (3)The Killybegs Fishermen's Organisation Ltd (KFO).
The FIF currently represents up to 90% of the over 12 metre Irish fishing fleet and is run by a board of directors.
The FIF's key aim is to provide a unified voice for the Irish Fishing Industry and to provide an active input into all policy-making decisions both nationally and internationally.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 6
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

FIF represents members interests in negotiations regarding TAC and Quota, regulations etc

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

The constituent members of the FIF are members of the European Association of Producer Organisations (EAPO)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.