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Nature conservationists 'not engaged enough' with farmers
Anne O'Donoghue
Barry O’Donoghue of the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) made the comments at a conference on land use in Co Clare.
4 June 2024 News
New system for deer licences launched by Minister Noonan
Applications for deer hunting licences for the coming season can now be submitted to the NPWS through a new online portal.
30 May 2024 News
Farming to be maintained in new national park - INHFA
The NPWS has given its commitment to maintain current farming practices on the newly acquired national park at the Conor Pass.
Trail showcases semi-natural grasslands
Semi-natural grasslands are highlighted as being essential for biodiversity and the new grasslands trail initiative aims to showcase their worth.
29 May 2024 Schemes
Minister Noonan launches Grasslands Trail during National Biodiversity Week
Minister Noonan has launched the Grasslands Trail, which consists of nine sites of semi-natural grasslands around Ireland.
23 May 2024 News
Smallest farms only produce 4% of sector's emissions
The Small Farm Survey flagged small farms as being important for agriculture's sustainability.
22 May 2024 News
Government to launch major review of wildlife legislation in summer
An extensive public consultation on the review of Ireland’s wildlife legislation is to open in mid-June.
National Biodiversity Week celebrates Ireland's 600 Natura 2000 sites
This week celebrates National Biodiversity Week and Minister Malcolm Noonan has called on the public to immerse themselves in the natural world and celebrate the diversity of life.
20 May 2024 News
Nature Restoration Law letter shows ‘contempt’ to farmers - Punch
Earlier this week, Minister Eamon Ryan and Minister of State Malcolm Noonan led a letter calling for all countries in the EU to support the law at an upcoming vote.
17 May 2024 News
Government intervention on Nature Restoration Law ill-judged - IFA
EU and Minister Eamon Ryan 'would have been better off engaging directly with farmers rather than bringing in a flawed law'.
14 May 2024 News
Searching for a model that works in Co Kerry
Tommy Reidy’s farming journey is a case study on how being open-minded, resourceful and relevant can unlock a farm’s hidden assets and offer a pathway back to the land for young, part-time farmers.
Three Irish projects shortlisted for European innovation awards
Three Irish projects have been shortlisted for the 2024 European Innovation Partnership for Agriculture awards.
22 April 2024 News