Inshore Fisheries Conservation Scheme

Apply for supports measures for enhanced management and conservation of inshore stocks, more selective fishing gear and the preparation and implementation of management plans for inshore stocks.


The Inshore Fisheries Conservation Scheme is established under Union Priority 1 (Sustainable Fisheries) of Ireland’s Operational Programme under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund 2014 – 2020, co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Commission.

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Who is Eligible Who is Eligible

Owners/Operators of Irish Registered Fishing Vessels less than 15 metres in length

What is Funded What is Funded

Eligible activities including but not limited to:

For further information on this scheme see your application form

How to Apply How to Apply


Download the Application Form

The Inshore Fisheries Conservation Application Form here

  • Carefully review the terms and conditions
  • Ensure you have sent us your vessels annual economic data
  • Check you have included all the documentation required



Submit Completed Application Form and Relevant Documents

  • by post: Seafood Technical Services, BIM, Crofton Rd., Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin A96 E5A0
  • or by email

Contact Us

Project Development Officer

Cormac Murray