Dáil Éireann - Volume 514 - 10 February, 2000

Written Answers. - Total Fish Catch.

62. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for the Marine and Natural Resources the total fish catch by Irish registered vessels in each of the past five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3863/00]

Minister for the Marine and Natural Resources (Mr. Fahey): The information requested by the Deputy for the years 1994 to 1998 – latest year for which figures are available – is detailed as follows:

Year

Tonnes

Value £

1998

342,869

166,339,834

1997

307,939

144,777,102

1996

347,450

144,463,908

1995

395,853

129,122,028

1994

297,172

108,382,250