Northern Ireland
RHI discussed behind closed doors by MLAs
Peter McCann
The body that represents the RHI accredited boiler owners has said it “will use all legal and political avenues” to protect its members.
17 April 2024 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
17 April 2024 News
High Court blocks further work at Donegal wind farm
Planree’s Meenbog Windfarm on the Donegal-Tyrone border has been in gestation since 2013.
Magnier’s request for further Barne documents ‘not a fishing expedition’
The legal team of Coolmore-boss John Magnier has been granted access to documents and communications relating to Barne Estate’s discussions on disposing the estate up to 1 December 2023.
9 April 2024 News
Brothers jailed over Christmas tractor rampage in Kilkenny
Brendan Furlong reports on an assault and theft which took place in the Ballygurteen and Castlewarren areas of Co Kilkenny on Christmas Day 2022.
3 April 2024 News
Fines on marts confirmed in the High Court
The High Court confirmed its decision to require two marts to pay fines this week.
22 March 2024 News
Amount of turf cut now is 'minuscule' - Minister McConalogue
The European Commission announced on Tuesday its decision to refer Ireland to the European Court of Justice over failure to protect bogs.
14 March 2024 News
Commission takes Ireland to court over failure to protect bogs
The European Commission has announced its decision to refer Ireland to the European Court of Justice.
13 March 2024 News
Windfarm noise a ‘nuisance’ to neighbours, High Court finds
The cases are the first private nuisance claims from wind turbine noise to run in either Ireland or the UK, the judge said. Aodhan O'Faolain reports.
8 March 2024 Renewables
Issues clarified in An Taisce's derogation challenge
Justice Richard Humphreys made a procedural judgment which set out the issues to be dealt with by the court.
6 March 2024 News
Chief vet supports badger cull TB plan
DAERA’s new TB strategy was launched in 2016 and was considered by civil servants and independent experts for years.
6 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Farmer and Department inspector fined over €50,000 for ‘neglect’ of animals
The court heard that dead sheep and lambs were found "stacked in a pyramid" shape on the accused's farm.
6 March 2024 News