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Farm orgs slam An Taisce's challenge to nitrates derogation
Rachel Donovan
In an application made to the High Court in May, An Taisce is seeking to overturn Ireland's nitrates derogation.
29 June 2022 News
An Taisce challenges nitrates derogation
An Taisce is seeking to quash Ireland's Nitrates Action Programme and the nitrates derogation.
21 June 2022 News
Owner of organic farm 'negligent' in protecting herdsman, High Court says
The court ruled that Gerard Ryan Cooney, 63, from Upperchurch, Thurles, was working in an "unsafe" and "poorly designed" cattle crush. Eoghan Dalton reports.
Longford landowner ordered to pay over €2,600 after removing gravel from river
Inland Fisheries Ireland took the prosecution after a landowner carried out worked on the Aughnacliffe River.
West Clare farmer facing trial following farm death
Judge Mary Larkin described the circumstances in which a Clare farmer lost his life in a farm accident as “horrific”.
16 June 2022 News
Galway farmer issued €750 fine and driving ban for burning scrub
A fire created by a Galway farmer to burn scrub came within a few metres of a dwelling and took three fire brigades to control.
Limerick farmer pours €46,000 worth of milk into slurry tank
A dispute between a dairy farmer and Limerick County Council over hedge-cutting is leading to the farmer pouring his milk into a slurry tank.
7 June 2022 News
Farmer dodges 'raging bull fight' at Kilrush Mart
The farmer described how a bull “came like a rocket” from a chute at the mart while he was attempting to load his own stock.
30 May 2022 News
Teen lights haybarn on fire to impress girl
The haybarn was built in the 1980s and the owner estimates the cost of building a new barn at €20,000. Ann Healy reports.
13 May 2022 News
Frustrations grow as DAERA court case nears end
The fourth day of evidence in a case involving a Tyrone beef finishing business was heard on Tuesday.
11 May 2022 Northern Ireland
RHI claimants ready for next court case
RHANI members agreed to proceed with a hearing in the Court of Appeal which is scheduled for next month.
13 April 2022 News
Ennis Mart ordered to pay €10,000 in personal damages to dairy farmer
An internal report by Clare Co-Operative Marts recorded that “a major accident” took place on the morning of 25 May 2017. Gordon Deegan reports.
1 April 2022 News