Uisce Éireann fined for fish kill in Clare river
The court heard that the vast majority of fish - including salmon, eels and trout - died from suffocation following a pollution incident. Gordon Deegan reports.
14 February 2024 Markets
Camera at the Mart: super trade for female lots at Ennis show and sale
Shanon Kinahan was in Ennis Mart last Thursday for its annual special show and sale of heifers.
7 February 2024 News
A Michelin guide to the countryside
Three new Michelin restaurants were announced for Ireland at the 2024 ceremony on 5 February – and two of the three restaurants are in rural Ireland, writes Janine Kennedy.
Uisce Éireann pleads guilty to two charges linked to Clare fish kill
Uisce Éireann pleaded guilty to two water pollution charges put before it in Ennis District Court. Gordon Deegan reports.
Burren woodland for sale for €100,000
The holding overlooks a lake and a number of natural landmarks. The owner is open to offers.
1 January 2024 News
Land parcel makes €18,000/ac at auction in Laois
Here are the results of some of the final public auctions of the year, including an aucton of land for leasing.
30 December 2023 News
Invasive pine bark beetle discovered in Co Clare
The Department information note maintained the beetle "is not considered an aggressive pest in its natural range".
20 December 2023 Forestry
My Farming Week: Micheal Keane, New Quay, Burren, Co Clare
Micheal Keane has been milking in New Quay, Co Clare, for 50 years, with nearly 40 of those spent in winter milk. Anne O’Donoghue reports.
20 December 2023 News
Game of life: chef Robbie McCauley on food, farming, family and wild game
This small but mighty restaurant in rural Co Clare is offering exciting high end food experiences in a decidedly relaxed atmosphere, writes Janine Kennedy.
13 December 2023 News
Uisce Éireann to be prosecuted for Clare fish kill
In July, Uisce Éireann said that it had undertaken changes to the management of Ennistymon Wastewater Treatment Plant as a precautionary measure.
6 December 2023 News
Cement fibre sheeting to battle salty breeze in seaside suckler shed
With the Atlantic Ocean just metres away, cement-fibre sheeting had to be used to prevent corrosion on the Hanrahans’ new suckler shed.
29 November 2023 Buildings
Climate shaming farmers the wrong approach – Taoiseach
When you try to shame people, you don’t get them onside, you get their backs up, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the ICMSA AGM. Amy Forde and Pat O'Toole report.
22 November 2023 Climate and environment