Overhead wires and flying debris top the hedge-cutting safety concerns
Barry Cassidy
When undertaking hedge-cutting this year, there are several key safety concerns to keep in mind, not least dangerous overhead power lines, writes Barry Cassidy.
12 April 2017 Farm machinery
Staying safe with plant equipment
Sean Mullooly takes a look at the dos and don'ts of plant machinery and what to look out for this summer.
8 February 2017 News
Watch: 'We’ll end up in prison if we have to' - opposition to EirGrid plans
Amy Nora Fitzgibbon speaks to farmers in Kingscourt, Co Cavan, affected by the proposed North-South interconnector.
EirGrid shelves Grid Link plan
In light of EirGrid’s announcement that they have shelved the €500m Grid Link project, the semi-state body has said it is merely switching plans.
14 October 2015 News
Clarifications on EirGrid interview last week
"I wish to clarify some of the misleading statements made by EirGrid" - PO’Reilly, North East Pylon Pressure Campaign (NEPPC).
27 November 2013 Letters
HSENI calls for farmers to be safe during silage season
The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) is urging farmers to take extra care during the silage season and has issued a number of tips for farmers to observe while at work.
30 November -0001 News
EirGrid is working to Empower Communities
EirGrid is the state-owned company that operates and develops the national electricity grid in Ireland.
30 November -0001 Advertisers' anouncements
Government loses Dáil vote on N-S interconnector
Minister for Communications and Environment, Denis Naughten, has lost a Dáil vote on the need to conduct a report on the feasibility and cost of undergrounding the North-South interconnector.
30 November -0001 News
‘High Court ruling on interconnector challenges basic landowner rights’
The North East Pylon Pressure Campaign is set to continue to pursue significant issues raised in a High Court ruling on the North-South Interconnector made on Tuesday.
30 November -0001 News