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Malachy
#MalOnAMission
19th May 2017

My name is Malachy Mallon, I own the Dolphin Takeaway in Dungannon, Co-Tyrone, Northern Ireland. I’m passionate about cycling, about fish & chips and about helping support The Fishermen’s Mission and our brave, hardworking fishermen – without them there’d be no fish and chips! My Personal Challenge – Fish, Chips & Bicycle Clips’ – an […]

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Centenary of The Battle of the Otranto Straits

  The Battle of Otranto Straits has reached the centenary and is where we acknowledge the brave fishermen and the boats in the two world wars. The Battle of Otranto which is known as the Jutland of the mediterranean where a squadron of Austrian light cruisers with a destroyer (Borrea) dispatched to smash a fixed […]

 
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Baulking for the Fishermen’s Mission

The Porthleven Baulk Auction consists of nearly 200 pieces of art created form the broken wood in Porthleven Harbour Defence. All the art in their innovative and unique forms were exhibited and auction with all the money being raised going to the Fishermen’s Mission. The story of how Porthleven’s damaged harbour defences have been transformed into […]

 
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Cycling for the Fishermen’s Mission

A group of Fishermen’s Mission fundraisers from Orkney are to set off on an epic 200 mile cycle for the charity this summer. Between June 9 -11 the Fishermen’s Mission supporters are to carry out the sponsored highly challenging cycle between the fishing ports of Ullapool, Lochinver, Kinlochbervie, Scrabster, Stromness and Kirkwall. Cyclists Craig Taylor […]

 
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Calling all active Fishermen

Calling all active fishermen! Are you an active fisherman? Aged 40 or over? Would you like a free health check at a time that works for you? Free NHS health checks for fishermen will be available at the Orkney Fishermen’s Association office in Kirkwall 0n 10th & 11th April Call Sara 01856 888012 to make […]

 
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Charity Jute Bags

Seasalt Corrnwall have been supporting the Fishermen’s Mission for a number of years and to date, have raised over £50,000. They haven’t stopped there. This year they’re determined to raise even more funds with the new Charity Jute Bag Campaign. With the help of some of their well known friends, each with their own connection […]

 
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Free Fish and Chips at My Chippy

On Tuesday 21st March 2017, MyChippy.com will be hosting a “FREE award-winning Fish & Chips” event to raise awareness of the “Fishermen’s Mission” charity. To support “Fishermen’s Mission”, we would like to maximise exposure for this charity through doing what we do best – which is serve as much of the best quality fish & […]

 
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Supt Willie Buchan 10 year service medal

The Orkney Seafarer’s Group met on Friday at ‘The Shore’ in Kirkwall. Please see the group’s photos. It was Senior Superintendent Aubrey Jamieson’s privilege to present Superintendent Willie Buchan with his 10-year service medal congratulations to our Willie!

 
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KFE on a Mission

Creating a portion of perfect fish and chips is an art form. Very few people have the skills and experience to perfect our Nation’s favourite dish and produce award winning fish and chips. But now the secrets of what makes a champion chippy are to be shared as a posse of the country’s top firers […]

 
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Fleetwood Town Charity Dinner

The Fishermen’s Mission Charity Dinner Parkside Suite, Highbury Stadium – Friday 21st April 2017 Individual tickets £30 per person or tables of 10 £275 per table* For guests and event sponsors 7.00pm         Welcome from your host at main reception – Parkside Suite open 7.30pm         Opening address from […]