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Minister commits to review Dan Brennan's farm files
Noel Bardon
There is to be a fresh assessment of the case sought by the Minister for Agriculture.
5 July 2024 News
Scope of review critical to any relook of Brennan’s farm case - IFA
The farm came to prominence nationally after its herd saw seemingly unexplained bone deformations which an official investigation claimed were not linked to a local brick factory.
4 July 2024 News
Minister to seek fresh review of Dan Brennan case
The commitment came from the minister in a Dáil debate which heard evidence written by vets who investigated the case in the mid-2000s.
Extra NIEA money for prosecutions - Muir
More NIEA inspectors will help to deliver more prosecutions of polluters, Minister Muir has said.
26 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Fish kill in Donegal sees 400 fish dead
It is anticipated that this figure will rise in the coming days.
26 June 2024 News
Soil sensor 'will help farmers optimise fertiliser use'
The sensor provides farmers with real-time insights into changing soil conditions, helping them to optimise fertiliser, reduce nutrient losses and environmental impacts.
18 June 2024 News
Muir beefs up NIEA enforcement team
Savings have been found within DAERA to help fund additional NIEA posts.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
No significant change to water quality in 2023 – EPA
Levels of nitrogen and phosphorus in waterways has not changed, according to the 2023 EPA water quality report.
11 June 2024 News
5,000 fish killed in Cork river due to pollution incident
Uisce Éireann has said it “fully recognises the seriousness of this incident”, which is suspected to have been caused by a chemical spill from a water treatment plant.
11 June 2024 News
Discharge from Tipperary Co-op leaks into Arra River
The EPA said that the co-op notified the authority on 7 May of an incident on site.
17 May 2024 News
Majority of Ireland’s bathing waters of 'high standard'
The Environmental Protection Agency has published the Bathing Water Quality in Ireland report for 2023.
Opposition to Mayo forestry planting by French firm
Locals claim that 50% of the lands at Craggagh, between Balla and Kiltimagh, is already planted to Sitka spruce and other conifers.
24 April 2024 News