MEPs vote in favour of a phase-out of incentives for vegetable oil biofuel by 2020

European politicians voted today in favour of a resolution calling for a halt to incentives for biofuels used in the transport sector that are...

Illegal dumping and mechanical turf cutting discovered in Glenveagh National Park

4th April 2017 Asbestos and a large pile of building materials has been found illegally dumped in a national park in Co Donegal over the...

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4th April 2017 The European Parliament have “missed an opportunity” by voting against the establishment of an EU Vehicle Surveillance Agency, which would have ended...

Feeding Ourselves Festival in Cloughjordan. Come for the talks and tours. Stay for the...

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Play your part in increasing sustainability within the fruit and veg sector.

3rd April 2017 You have until April 26th to have your say on a new strategic framework helping farmers and growers in the fruit and...

Universal Outrage as Controversial Soil4Gold Scheme Opens in Ireland. “Death Knell to Irish Agriculture...

It’s been described as one of the worst decisions made by the current government and could cause irreversible damage to Ireland’s reputation for food,...

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31st March 2017 Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, It’s the Heron of North Dublin. Locals are baffled following recent sightings of a...

#Heritage Bill Debate in Tweets

30th March 2017 Yesterday’s Heritage Bill caused a lot of tension and heated debate in the Seanad but also on social media. Click here to read...

“I’ve never heard so much tripe in all my life!” Senators speak out against...

29th March 2017 The dreaded Heritage Bill was discussed at committee stage in Seanad Éireann yesterday for the third and final time. Many senators were...

Cloughjordan: Fantastic eco-village and where to find it

29th March 2017 Easter Rising patriot and Cloughjordan native, Thomas MacDonagh, once referred to his home town as “the calm of middle country.” The village...

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