CPOs for Limerick-Cork motorway to be finalised
Anne O'Donoghue
This will happen in conjunction with the finalisation of the road’s design at the close of 2024.
10 July 2024 News
Planning sought for 780ac of solar farms in Mayo, Carlow, Kildare and Louth
There has been no shortage of planning applications for new solar farm projects around the country, as the country strives to reach 8GW of solar by 2030.
3 July 2024 Renewables
Renewables in-brief: Arrabawn, new gas network and €67m solar farm
There have been a number of developments in the renewables industry this week, including plans to split and decarbonise the gas network, a €67m Kildare solar farm, and Arrabawn Co-op's solar plan.
ACRES dilemma exposed
Something is not adding up – the capacity was either not there from the start or something has gone wrong in the meantime.
19 June 2024 Viewpoints
Abolition of Land Commission a ‘scandal’ - President
There is 'quite a long history' of Irish farmland being used to build property portfolios, President Higgins said.
10 June 2024 News
Nature conservationists 'not engaged enough' with farmers
Barry O’Donoghue of the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) made the comments at a conference on land use in Co Clare.
5 June 2024 News
Coolmore companies net over €450,000 in CAP payments
As well as bloodstock, Coolmore also has a substantial tillage enterprise and cattle operation.
5 June 2024 News
Supports needed for forestry replanting, Gleeson concedes
Department supremo insists that the legal requirement to replant forestry ground after harvesting will not be removed.
22 May 2024 News
Nature calls: taking a walk on the wild side
Ireland’s national Walks Scheme recently saw its biggest expansion to date; but valuing farmers’ contribution as custodians of the land has been key to its success, writes Maria Moynihan.
22 May 2024 Features
Putting land into forestry a ‘big leap’ for landowners - Department boss
Brendan Gleeson said that it is “extremely unlikely” that the 8,000ha forestry target will be met, unless there is “an explosion in demand”.
19 May 2024 Forestry
Strong demand for Teagasc's forestry clinics
Nearly 500 landowners recently benefited from a one-to-one appointment with a Teagasc forestry adviser. The clinics had a focus on forest creation opportunities for landowners.
9 May 2024 News
Farmers with ash dieback to be paid €5,000/ha
Over 25,000ha of ash forests are estimated to be affected by ash dieback disease in Ireland.
30 April 2024 Schemes