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Near misses are the 'best predictors' of future accidents occurring
Rachel Donovan
Understanding trends in farm fatalities and injuries in Northern Ireland was discussed by Dr Claire Jack at the BeSafe farm safety conference in Teagasc, Ashtown, Dublin, on Wednesday.
29 November 2022 News
Live animal crib to relocate to St Stephen’s Green
The partnership between the IFA and the Lord Mayor on the live crib at the Mansion House stretched back to the mid-1990s, Amy Forde and Rachel Donovan report.
29 November 2022 News
Badgers living with worms more likely to have TB - study
Badgers living with a lot of worms are more likely to catch TB, Professor Nicola Marples from Trinity College Dublin has said.
The First Irish Coffee...a first story
Immerse yourself in the hidden history of Irish coffee…one sip at a time.
25 November 2022 Living Life
Wicklow farmers call for SUAS scheme continuation
Wicklow farmers in the just-concluded Sustainable Uplands Agriculture-Environment Scheme (SUAS) EIP have called for its continuation and say agri-schemes need longer term thinking.
23 November 2022 News
No costly diamonds for Oranmore runners, just a donation
The octet, who have raised €10,000 so far, will take off from Oranmore on Saturday morning and run to Dublin.
23 November 2022 News
There is no room to treat any farming query as a “stupid question”
It would be fool hardy to assume that people just; “should know”, how or where their food is produced. As the gap widens between consumers and farms, questions need answers. Writes Amii McKeever.
16 November 2022 Amii
Airports and cement plants Ireland’s top polluters
Global data published at COP27 this week shows that airport and cement plant sites are emitting the largest amounts of greenhouse gases in Ireland.
10 November 2022 Climate and environment
Airfield Estate seeks ‘food revolutionaries’ for new youth board
The group of teenagers between the ages of 15 and 18 will inform Airfield Estate’s urban farm direction on food sustainability.
8 November 2022 News
Primary school competition: draw your favourite animal
The prizes for the five winners is a Dublin Zoo family pass for 2023 and goodie bag.
8 November 2022 News
No live animals for Mansion House crib this Christmas
The live crib has been at the Mansion House since the 1990s. However, the current Lord Mayor has decided that a 'significant revamp' is needed.
8 November 2022 News
Tipperary beef on the menu at Cairde Fáil
The Dealer noticed that beef was one of the main choices at the Taoiseach's dinner last weekend.
26 October 2022 Dealer