Between the Burren and the sea in Co Clare
Aidan Brennan
The sea breeze can be a challenge from a grass growth perspective, but the views out of the sea more than make up for it, writes Aidan Brennan.
Clare farmers invited to apply for biodiversity funding
The Hare’s Corner initiative is seeking farmers to plant woodland and orchards and to create ponds.
15 May 2022 News
Wild Atlantic Nature project the factory Ballycroy ‘craved but couldn’t have’
Farmers who take part in the Wild Atlantic Nature scheme project can be “architects” of their own destiny.
No plans to extend national parks at present – minister
Ireland's national parks currently cover 65,000ha of land and the Department of Heritage also manages a further 22,000ha of natural heritage sites.
8 May 2022 News
Careful consideration in CAP for rocky outcrops of land - McConalogue
Eamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister if rocky outcrops, where it can be shown they support lichens for biodiversity, will be eligible for inclusion in farmed area for new CAP schemes.
10 April 2022 News
Organic dairy: Clare farmer takes it on
Aidan Brennan reports from the Burren in Co Clare, where Seamus Howard is embarking on a new journey as a specialist organic dairy farmer.
15 March 2022 Markets
Criteria for priority areas in new agri-environment scheme revealed
The scheme is expected to open for applications in October 2023 and further tranches will open at a later date.
2 March 2022 News
Over 7,000 native trees planted in Co Clare pilot project
A biodiversity project in Clare has seen native trees distributed to landowners for enhancing non-intensively managed areas of fields.
15 February 2022 News