Posts Tagged: Environment

Sweet Mary Robinson

“Ireland has huge potential for wave energy and it should set its sights on what Scotland does to develop this energy source further.”…
Pretty fly

What do you think of the humble house fly ? Is it a pest; an irrelevance; or a carrier of disease? Entrepreneur Jason…
National Forestry Event

Teagasc and the Forest Service has organised a National Forestry Event focusing on the Management and Thinning of Oak and Conifer Mixtures. The…
Bad weather hurting farmers

The bad weather until almost the middle of this year damaged agriculture throughout Europe, in some cases resulting in drastic consequences for milk…
Fodder alert from Teagasc

All farmers are urged to do a fodder budget for next winter immediately, according to Teagasc this afternoon. Most first cut silages have…
Battle of the bog

We have taken turf from a bog for generations. I am told we have turbary rights. What are turbary rights?  The  right to…
NI rural development programme

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill this afternoon launched the public consultation on the NI Rural Development Programme 2014-2020. Running from 1 July…
Fall off the map

My Land Registry map has left out a field of my farm. What can I do? Firstly you can inspect the title map…