Three farmers fined for misuse of green diesel
Barry Murphy
The latest tax defaulters list sees five farmers hit for the misuse of green diesel, failure to hold a current oil licence and failure to declare income tax.
5 December 2022 News
IFA to participate in legal challenge against nitrates action plan
The High Court approved the IFA and four IFA members as notice parties to the court challenge brought by an Taisce.
23 November 2022 News
India curtails its old sacred cows
A court in the western Indian state of Gujarat handed a six-month jail sentence to a man for letting his cattle stray on the streets.
High Court hears badger cull case
Crucially, the legal case does not challenge DAERA’s decision to proceed with a badger cull in NI.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Strong support for new TB levy, says Brown
The aim is for the first badger cull to take place in Northern Ireland next autumn, with initial surveys of badger setts in cull areas starting in the spring.
16 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Legal ruling wont effect operation of CETA
CETA, the trade deal between the EU and Canada, was controversial with EU farmers when it was agreed in 2016, but has had a positive effect so far.
16 November 2022 News
Coolmore case against Glanbia stalled
High Court proceedings between Glanbia and Coolmore Stud were postponed to allow time for a verdict to first be made in Glanbia’s case against its molasses supplier.
14 November 2022 News
Mart assault charge against Clare farmer dismissed
The alleged incident occurred at Ennis Mart in August 2021, Gordon Deegan reports.
14 November 2022 News
High Court dismisses farmer's €75,000 claim against Teagasc
The cow scanner would have been protected from the cow if he’d used the safety bar which Teagasc says was available, the judge stated. Gordon Deegan reports.
8 November 2022 News
Trials of turf cutters collapse in Galway
'There is no longer a prosecution against you and you are free to go,' the judge told both men. Ann Lucey reports.
3 November 2022 News
Farmer faces ‘lengthy sentence’ after 200 dead calves found on farm
District court judge requests medical report, psychological report and bovine reports before making a decision on a case centred around the discovery of over 200 dead calves in Galway last year.
27 October 2022 News
Community service for farmers who threatened gardaí with pitchfork
“If it was the wild west you would say something but this is supposed to be a civilised country,” the judge said.
19 October 2022 News