Farmers 'anxious' about flooding as Bord na Móna's rewetting programme begins
Rachel Donovan
Farmers bordering Bord na Móna are extremely concerned about flooding as a result of its rewetting programme, Laois Offaly TD Carol Nolan has said.
12 January 2023 News
Storm force winds to rattle coastal farmers - Met Éireann
Strong wind and heavy rain will hit farmers on Thursday, with counties Donegal and Leitrim particularly affected, says Met Éireann.
9 January 2023 News
Spot flooding forecast as Met Éireann issues rainfall warning
Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for a number of counties.
Backchat: ‘Be Winter Ready’ campaign launch
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30 November 2022 Features
Grants of up to €20,000 for farmers affected by Leitrim landslide
Support will also be provided for fencing and gateways on agricultural land affected by the landslide.
22 November 2022 News
‘Intense’ rain forecast for southeast – Met Éireann
Met Éireann has issued yellow and orange rainfall warnings for much of the country with some farmers set to face “intense” rainfall on Monday.
20 November 2022 News
Opinion: rural communities feel forgotten and see independent TDs as their voice
The devastation wreaked by a mini-tornado on a small community in south Wexford has exposed the sense of isolation they feel.
19 November 2022 Opinion
Rewetting will not stop farming - TDs
Some TDs and senators have sought to assure farmers that rewetting peats will not mean completely stopping animals from grazing.
18 November 2022 Climate and environment
Damaging gusts forecast in seven-county yellow wind warning
Counties Carlow, Cork, Kerry, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford, and Wicklow have been issued with a yellow wind warning from Monday.
7 November 2022 News
Weekly weather: localised flooding possible on Monday
On Monday night, rain will clear eastwards with blustery showers following from the west.
7 November 2022 News
This week in photos: flooding, feeding, events and marts
Our top photos from the past week include winterage on the Burren, new cubicles installation, flooding on farmland, a mixed beef and sheep farm, a farm model display show, moving livestock and marts.
6 November 2022 News
Met Éireann warns of further flooding as heavy rain forecast
Met Éireann data shows that two to three times the normal rainfall fell over the past week.
4 November 2022 News