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The State-owned forestry company has put its stakes in four windfarms up for sale.
By Thomas Hubert on 30 March 2018
Michael Collins outlines some of the risks associated with contracting and ways to prevent injury to both you and the public.
By Michael Collins on 22 March 2018
Electrical dangers of damaged sheds
Damaged sheds and wet power sockets mean that even though the storm has gone, the danger is still very real. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 08 March 2018
Updated: 26,000 homes, farms and businesses without power
ESB Networks have restored power to 101,000 homes, farms and businesses since the peak of Storm Emma but some will remain without power into Saturday.
By Odile Evans on 02 March 2018
Farmers told to bear farm safety in mind as country braces for Storm Emma
Farmers urged to bear safety in mind for Storm Emma and to keep water pipes insulated. The ESB and Irish Red Cross also have plans in place in the case of serious disruption to services.
By Amy Forde on 26 February 2018
Minister Regina Doherty has voiced her concern at Eirgid's lack of respect for "the people she represents".
By Michael Keaveny on 02 February 2018
Investing in farm safety equipment to reduce your tax bill
If a farmer invests in farm safety improvements and is in the tax net it can help reduce a tax liability.
By Eoin Lowry on 18 January 2018
Thousands of farms and homes still without power after Storm Eleanor
Thousands of farms and homes are still without electricity after Storm Eleanor brought widespread power outages.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 03 January 2018
The top farming photos from 2017
The Irish Farmers Journal picture desk has gathered the top farming images from 2017.
By Photo Desk on 26 December 2017
Since 1985, landowners have the right to compensation if the ESB erects poles or pylons on their land, however this compensation hasn’t been availed of much until recently.
By Amy Forde on 14 December 2017
The limited scope to cut greenhouse gas emissions from Irish farming means the energy industry will need to make greater efforts in combating climate change, the ESB acknowledged this week.
By Thomas Hubert on 24 November 2017
In pictures: five safety tips for around the farm this winter
It’s easy to become complacent when it comes to safety but it’s still a relatively busy time on farms so farmers need to be aware of the risks. Michael Collins points out a few to watch for.
By Michael Collins on 09 November 2017
Prolonged power outages after successive storms led to an outpouring of community spirit across west Cork.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 26 October 2017
‘We couldn’t have done it without farmers’ – ESB
The ESB has helped put electricity back into 360,000 homes and premises since ex-hurricane Ophelia, saying it could not have been done without the help of farmers.
By Patrick Donohoe on 24 October 2017
Chainsaws are extremely useful but they need trained and experienced hands to operate them.
By Michael Collins on 22 October 2017
While it only lasted a number of hours, Hurricane Ophelia claimed the lives of three victims and wreaked havoc on farms.
By Odile Evans on 19 October 2017
Safe Family Farm Schools competition winners announced
The winners of the Safe Family Farm Schools competition were announced at Wednesday's Ploughing.
By Amy Forde on 20 September 2017
I had expected some significant recasting of national energy policy to be announced by Minister Denis Naughten at the Energy event in Gurteen.
By Matt Dempsey on 24 August 2017
As farm safety week draws to a close and hedge-cutting season is about to begin, fresh fears over safety have been risen by ESB.
By Anthony Jordan on 28 July 2017
Farm safety: pedigree stock deserve respect
Ahead of show day, Alison Sinnott takes a look at safety precautions to take into consideration when dealing with beasts at the top of their class.
By Alison Sinnott on 03 August 2017
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