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IFA meets Taoiseach over 'farmer frustration'
Rachel Donovan
Increased regulation, reduced supports and falling incomes were among the topics covered in the meeting with An Taoiseach.
21 February 2024 Letters
Letter regarding the native tree area scheme
"While the scheme is admirable, it is not exactly accessible" - Marian Condren, Slatt Lawn, The Swan, Co Laois
Passionate about preserving hedgerows
Hedgerows Ireland is a Tipperary-based national group dedicated to all aspects of hedgerows including promotion, conservation, management and payments.
Sinn Féin TD calls for immediate publication of ash dieback strategy
The issue of ash dieback continues to worsen with no sight of a strategy, Deputy Claire Kerrane says.
8 February 2024 News
Shortage of contractors hitting ash removals
Under the Reconstitution of Ash Dieback Scheme, plantation owners have just four months from the date of receiving approval to remove diseased trees.
31 January 2024 News
Dempsey at Large: A full agenda
Francie Gorman appealed for all farmers to unite in ensuring in that the regulations that were causing frustrations and demonstrations across Europe forced governments to listen to farmers.
24 January 2024 Viewpoints
Storm reveals ash dieback in fallen trees - Lombard
Senator Tim Lombard has said that the Minister for Agriculture needs to intervene and provide funding to councils nationwide.
23 January 2024 News
Department establishes new forestry consultative committee
The members of a new Forestry Strategy Consultative Committee will be selected from a broad range of relevant stakeholders.
21 January 2024 News
Department's ash dieback response a 'national disgrace'
Forestry representatives and the IFA are unhappy with the Department's failure to the announce its plans on ash dieback.
17 January 2024 News
IFA calls for ban on Scottish timber imports
The IFA will tell TDs and senators that a temporary ban is needed on the import of Scottish timber to prevent spreading the bark beetle.
17 January 2024 Forestry
Ash dieback project triumphs at Young Scientist
Abigail O’Brien Murray, Erica O’Brien Murray and Olivia O’Shea won two awards at this year's BT Young Scientists for their project on ash dieback.
15 January 2024 News
Letter expressing concern over lack of action on ash dieback
"Serious concern expressed by LTWO ash dieback chairman - statement representing all ash dieback affected landowners across the whole country" - Simon White, Co Limerick.
10 January 2024 Letters