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Sheep
Over half of fines issued for out-of-control dogs go unpaid
Amy Forde
The Minister for Rural Development Heather Humphreys last week announced that on-the-spot fines are to increase from €100 to €300.
9 November 2023 News
Owners face new €300 fine if their dogs are found worrying livestock
A high-level stakeholder group will be asked to consider wider issues such as expanding the list of restricted breeds.
23 August 2023 Buildings
€250 on-the-spot fine for selling creosote posts
The Department of Agriculture has confirmed that no retailers have as of yet been fined for the sale of creosote products after the introduction of a ban on their sale.
Nine farmers notified to destroy ragwort in 2022
These notices are issued as a result of either inspections by Department field officers, or on receipt of complaints made by the public.
16 August 2023 News
No investigations opened into suspected UTP breaches in 2022
Three complaints were being examined by the end of last year, but no investigations were opened.
27 June 2023 News
Hectares of heartache ahead in ACRES long walk
How many hectares must advisers walk down, before you can say the ACRES scorecards have been completed, as Bob Dylan almost sang? The answer, my friend, is 600,00ha, and by the end of August please.
14 June 2023 Dealer