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INHFA makes moves for legal action on Nature Restoration Law
Anne O'Donoghue
Letter led by Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan urging EU member states to adopt the law "an act of desperation".
Farmland to escape rewetting firing line
Farmers will not have to rewet any land to meet immediate climate targets.
15 May 2024 News
Meet the candidates in the Ireland South constituency
It’s a crowded field in the South constituency, so we have put questions to the prominent farming candidates across the main farming issues. Pat O’Toole reports.
Sparks fly on rewetting at IFA MEP debate
While candidates remained largely on the same page on the CAP budget, there was a large divergence across the table on rewetting and the Nature Restoration Law.
9 May 2024 News
Pesticides cut divides at Gowran IFA debate
A dozen south candidates debated nitrates, nature restoration, CAP, Mercosur and pesticides in Gorwan Park.
8 May 2024 News
European elections: the candidates running in the Midlands North West
With 27 candidates standing for five seats, the 1.25 million people in the sprawling constituency have big decisions to make.
8 May 2024 News
Flooding of farmland mooted in Greece
A Greek agricultural expert has said many organisations are proposing the country’s CAP plan be amended to “leave space for water”.
8 May 2024 News
Delay to Nature Restoration Law approval
Opponents of the law claim it gives too much power to Brussels to dictate how member states use their land.
8 May 2024 News
Galway clearfell refusal sets 'dangerous precedent'
The Irish Forest Owners expressed concern that the entry of local authorities into forestry decision-making may disproportionately burden small-scale operators.
21 April 2024 News
Coillte denied permission to fell and rewet forestry land in Galway
The 343ha site of lodgepole pine and Sitka spruce is currently managed for commercial forestry.
9 April 2024 News
Healy Raes propose to roof entire country
Green Party to go into coalition with Healy Rae government with plans afoot to cover a new nationwide roof with solar panels.
1 April 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.
7 March 2024 News