Commission takes Ireland to court over failure to protect bogs
Anne O'Donoghue
The European Commission has announced its decision to refer Ireland to the European Court of Justice.
4 March 2024 News
Buffer zones in active turbary areas should not affect ACRES - Kerrane
In recent weeks, the issue around active turf cutting in turbary areas on commonages and the impact that would have on ACRES payments arose again.
19 February 2024 Schemes
Interim ACRES payment a ‘financial lifeline’ for many farmers, says INHFA
INHFA vice-president John Joe Fitzgerald welcomed the interim ACRES payment.
Interim ACRES payment must be 80% of total funds due - INHFA
Ambition is to get all farmers paid 'within the next two weeks'.
12 February 2024 News
Over €65m in turf cutting compensation paid out
The Cessation of Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme was opened to the landowners and turbary rights holders on some designated sites.