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Letter regarding the ash dieback taskforce
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Inequity in the ash dieback scheme was considered to be unacceptable - Simon White, chair, Limerick and Tipperary Woodland owners (LTWO).
12 June 2024 Letters
Letter regarding the ash dieback taskforce
"As a farmer in Sligo, not a forest owner, I watch the hedges daily as all of the ash in them are in an advanced state of decay" - Liam Feeney, Co Sligo.
5 June 2024 Letters
Letter commenting on recent developments in Dairygold
"The poor weather this spring was only one of numerous reasons as to why production is dropping." - Frank O'Mahony, Cork
Letter in response to the Department's meeting of the ash dieback taskforce
"Response to press releases from the DAFM over the first meeting of the ash dieback taskforce" - Simon White, chairman, Limerick & Tipperary woodland Owners (LTWO)
5 June 2024 Letters
Impact of the Bóthar programme
"The donation of these heifers has not only improved the livelihoods of individual families, but has also had a ripple effect on entire communities." - Shane McAuliffe, Bóthar Director & Trustee
5 June 2024 Letters
Are large-scale wind turbines a suitable substitute for fossil fuels?
"The question is, are large scale wind turbines a suitable substitute for fossil fuels and at what price to rural Ireland?" - Brendan Boyd, Kilcummin, north Mayo.
1 May 2024 Letters
Is methane from livestock really the problem?
"This benign gas is now only acting as padding in the argument" - Mark Connors, Waterford.
1 May 2024 Letters
Letter opposing proposal to pipe water from the Shannon to Dublin
"The Shannon Pipe" - Matt Nolan, Ballagh, An Muileann gCearr, Co Westmeath
24 April 2024 Letters
Letter regarding payments not yet made to farmers
A call to the Minister – just pay us what is due and already allocated.
24 April 2024 Letters
Letter re information on mart boards - CBV / dam type
"Buyers in general are entitled to as much information as they wish on the mart board." - Killian O'Leary, Co Limerick
24 April 2024 Letters
Letter outlining challenges farmers are facing
"Decision-makers in the comfort of their heated offices must listen to the voices of farmers on the ground and show greater flexibility in these challenging times" - Patrick O’Connor, Tipperary.
10 April 2024 Letters
Letter about ACRES hedge planting rules
"Changes to ACRES hedge planting rules" - Harry O'Grady, Co Limerick.
10 April 2024 Letters