‘Line of enquiry’ opened into Carlow hill fires
Noel Bardon
The NPWS has reiterated that deliberately starting hill fires between March and August constitutes an offence under the Wildlife Act.
Almost 10,000ac of land included in new Kerry national park
Minister of State for nature Malcolm Noonan has moved to assure farmers in the area that no new regulatory burden will be placed on them as a result of the park's establishment.
State to snap up more land for nature
“We need [farmers] managing their land in a way that promotes nature while continuing to produce some of the best food in the world," Minister Noonan said.