The History and Position of the Sea Fisheries of Ireland and How They May Be Made to Afford Increased Food and Employment

The History and Position of the Sea Fisheries of Ireland and How They May Be Made to Afford Increased Food and Employment

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...that the Session was then too far advanced for the Bill to be proceeded with, but undertook, on the part of the Government, that during the recess the subject should receive full consideration, with a view of legislating next year, if possible. Accordingly, on this understanding, the Bill was withdrawn, and it is to be hoped that early in the coming Session Government will do something towards realising the hopes raised as to their good intentions in arresting the further decline of the fisheries, and rendering them a means of increased food and employment. As the limits within which it is proposed to confine these pages, in order better to ensure their perusal by the Members of the Legislature, for whose information they are specially written, are drawing to a close, the remaining portion will be confined to as brief as possible advocacy of the six leading recommendations of the Select Committee--The removal of restrictions on capture. Survey to ascertain best fishing grounds. Renewal of the branding system. Greater facilities for construction of fishing harbours. Loans for encouraging the fisheries. Vesting the management of the fisheries in a special Board. The restrictions desirable to be removed are those which exist against trawling in several bays and estuaries embracing a very large amount of coast, thus necessarily preventing a large amount of capture by the most productive mode of fishing, t Much valuable matter has been suppressed in order to try and place the subject within as small a compass as possible. All pamphleteers who write in the hope that their compositions will be read by members of Parliament, ought to keep in mind the anecdote told of O'Comiell and a rather long-winded author. " Did you look at my pamphlet V said the...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236656504
  • 9781236656506
  • 2,334,368