Hedge-cutting dates up for review
Amy Forde
Minister of State for nature Malcolm Noonan told the Irish Farmers Journal that farmer engagement with the wildlife legislation consultation 'is absolutely vital'.
29 April 2024 News
‘Line of enquiry’ opened into Carlow hill fires
The NPWS has reiterated that deliberately starting hill fires between March and August constitutes an offence under the Wildlife Act.
25 April 2024 News
Public urged to report hill fires after days of mountain blazes in Carlow
A series of fires were witnessed across the Blackwater Mountains and Mount Leinster this week.
Burning beef pellets
There'd be some smell around the place, The Dealer reckons, if the beef pellets were fired up in the stove.
24 April 2024 Dealer
NPWS warns farmers over illegal burning
“There are six months in which to do it. If it’s illegal, it’s illegal,” Niall Ó Donnchú of the NPWS has said.
6 March 2024 l2
Minister issues warning ahead of hedge-cutting ban
Hedgerows and scrub provide a home and a vital habitat for birds and wildlife, especially during breeding and nesting season, Minister Malcom Noonan has said.
26 February 2024 News
Farmer protests step up around Europe
Protesters in Spain blocked access to the Castellon Port this week by setting fire to a line of tractor tyres at the port's entrance.
8 February 2024 News
Greater enforcement of wildlife crime flagged by NPWS
The NPWS initiated 43 prosecutions for alleged breaches of wildlife legislation in 2023.
29 December 2023 News