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Healy Raes propose to roof entire country
Farmers Journal
Green Party to go into coalition with Healy Rae government with plans afoot to cover a new nationwide roof with solar panels.
14 March 2024 News
Amount of turf cut now is 'minuscule' - Minister McConalogue
The European Commission announced on Tuesday its decision to refer Ireland to the European Court of Justice over failure to protect bogs.
6 March 2024 News
Minister battles to defend bog buffer zones
Farmers claim that the 100m buffer area around active turf banks could take out a quarter to a third of some ACRES commonages.
Nature Restoration Law: your questions answered
Since the passing of the EU Nature Restoration Law, farmers have asked what they will be asked to do, when they will be asked to do it and what funding is on offer.
Restoring bogs – and hope – in Co Tipperary
This ‘day on the bog’ is about restoration - not only of this special place, but of hope in the future stewardship of the wider Irish landscape and the vital role that farmers can play.
21 February 2024 Footprint Farmers
Over €65m in turf cutting compensation paid out
The Cessation of Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme was opened to the landowners and turbary rights holders on some designated sites.
Farmer Writes: a brief history of land reclamation
Irish land reclamation was the war cry for the past 250 years, and I think we should mark its passing with a brief history.
3 January 2024 Farmer Writes
University of Galway plans to establish on-campus peatlands centre
Establishing a national centre of excellence would provide essential support, knowledge, training, policy insights and resources necessary for conservation efforts, according to University of Galway.
15 December 2023 News