Nature restoration law could be rejected
Anne O'Donoghue
MEP Billy Kelleher said the law, which looked set to succeed after getting the green light at a European Parliament vote, could still fail to reach consensus in the bloc.
20 March 2024 News
‘Huge appetite’ among farmers for legally binding pre-nups
Agricultural solicitor Aisling Meehan said there is a “huge appetite” among farmers to strengthen the legal position of pre-nuptial agreements.
7 March 2024 News
‘Farmers have nothing to fear from the Nature Restoration Law’ - Minister Noonan
Speaking as part of a Dáil debate on the Nature Restoration Law, Minister Malcolm Noonan said farmers should see measures under the legislation as an opportunity.
Minister McConalogue urges ‘yes’ votes in Friday’s referenda
The Minister stated that he has received clarification on areas of concern with constitutional changes the family referendum could bring about.
6 March 2024 News
Rewetting in the hands of Government, Commissioner Sinkevicius confirms
In a letter sent to MEP Billy Kelleher, Commissioner Sinkevicius said how the Nature Restoration Law is applied in each country is up to individual member states.
5 March 2024 News
‘Entirely possible’ ag appeals bill passed by summer - McConalogue
At pre-legislative scrutiny for the agricultural appeals (amendment) bill, the independence of the appeals review panel and the need for farmer representation on it were raised.
29 February 2024 News
Farmers frustrated with Nature Restoration Law uncertainties
Farm groups have warned that their concerns and questions with the law had not been answered before the law was passed by MEPs.
28 February 2024 News
It's important to vote on 8 March
On Friday 8 March, the people of Ireland will vote on two separate constitutional amendments. Here, advocates on each side explain why they are in favour of, or opposed to, each referendum proposal.
28 February 2024 Editorial
€110m fund for rivers approved by Government
Minister of State with responsibility for nature Malcolm Noonan said the rivers fund was approved this Wednesday 28 February.
28 February 2024 News
MEPs push EU nature restoration law past final hurdle
The EU nature restoration law has passed through the European Parliament by a significant majority.
27 February 2024 News
Proposed appeals review panel needs separation from Department - farm orgs
At the pre-legislative scrutiny of the agriculture appeals (amendment) bill 2024, the ICMSA said the proposed independent appeals review panel needs farmer representation.
22 February 2024 News
Nature restoration law would be ‘death warrant of rural Ireland’ - INHFA
The INHFA has called on Irish MEPs to oppose the nature restoration law in an upcoming vote.
19 February 2024 News