Green Party vows to fight for nature restoration law
Anne O'Donoghue
A vote on the nature restoration law was cancelled this Monday 25 March in Brussels.
20 March 2024 News
Lakeland discusses derogation with Ryan
The nitrates derogation is a key component of the industry and its loss would be unimaginable, Lakeland Dairies CEO Niall Matthews has said.
13 March 2024 Forestry
Forestry was put in the ‘wrong place’ – Ryan
The nature of forestry, involving clearfell, monoculture and fast-rotation cycles, does not enhance nature, Minister Ryan has said.
Farmer Writes: Farmer protests are justified
Farmers are being "victimised and blamed" says Gerald Potterton, and he believes farmer protests are justified.
13 March 2024 Farmer Writes
Solar generation soars as rollout accelerates
Ireland’s solar PV rollout continues to ramp up with over 1,000MW of solar now connected to the grid.
26 February 2024 Renewables
Opinion: the irresistible force versus the immovable object
While the European Commission is an all-powerful machine at the heart of the EU, used to telling everyone what to do, farmers are now telling them to take a step back.
18 February 2024 Opinion
Diversification ‘key’ to farming’s share of emissions cuts - Minister Ryan
The Minister for the Environment sees big potential for farmers with anaerobic digestion and forestry.
29 January 2024 News
Opinion: farmers, like the faithful, face the fear of the unknown
Watching The Traitors, a penny has dropped, writes Pat O'Toole. We exist in a constant state of uncertainty when we can't see all the pieces on the board.
20 January 2024 Opinion
Up to €300,000 for new projects in areas formerly dependent on peat production
The scheme is open for community and voluntary organisations, not-for-profit organisations, social enterprises, micro and small- to medium-sized organisations to apply.
12 January 2024 Schemes
Transport emissions from beef and dairy exports not ‘negligible’ - Ryan
Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan was speaking in response to a comment from Bord Bia CEO Jim O'Toole, who said transport emissions from beef and dairy exports are negligible.
10 January 2024 News
Tributes paid to passing of renewables pioneer Eddie O’Connor
Eddie O'Connor was at the forefront of developing Ireland's first commercial onshore and offshore wind farms.
8 January 2024 News
Opinion: my political awards for 2023
Who were the politicians who most impacted on farming during 2023? How will they fare next year?
28 December 2023 Opinion