Speaking on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, Galway County Councillor Seosamh Ó Laoi said the increase in the seal population was responsible for a steep decline in inshore fish catches.

Mr Ó Laoi referred to past practice where fishermen carried guns in their boats, and “kept the place clean.”

He said that a cull was necessary and that it had to be carried out urgently…..RTE News….13/06/12…..read full article…