An Taisce

An Taisce questions environmental assessments of Agri-Food Strategy

An Taisce questions environmental assessments of Agri-Food Strategy

An Taisce has questioned the “robustness” of environmental assessments accompanying the Agri-Food Strategy, and their compliance with EU law. The...

June 16, 2021

State ‘seriously in breach of international obligations on ammonia emissions’

State ‘seriously in breach of international obligations on ammonia emissions’

Revised data by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “confirms that the state has been underestimating ammonia emissions”, according to one NGO....

June 3, 2021

Ciaran Fitzgerald: Blocking food production contravenes Paris Accord

Ciaran Fitzgerald: Blocking food production contravenes Paris Accord

Why is An Taisce and the Environmental Pillar (EP) solely focused on the suppression of Irish agricultural production, and thus against...

May 20, 2021

Ciaran Fitzgerald: How did An Taisce become so hostile to farming?

Ciaran Fitzgerald: How did An Taisce become so hostile to farming?

The Taoiseach, Micheál Martin’s call on Tuesday (May 11) for An Taisce to drop its appeal against Glanbia’s proposed cheese...

May 13, 2021

Dáil division over Taoiseach’s An Taisce comments

Dáil division over Taoiseach’s An Taisce comments

A division in opinion has formed among TDs in the Dáil – and government ministers – over comments made by...

May 12, 2021

McConalogue on An Taisce case: Time to draw a line under it and move on

McConalogue on An Taisce case: Time to draw a line under it and move on

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has echoed comments made by the Taoiseach Micheál Martin regarding An...

May 12, 2021

MEP lauds Taoiseach’s intervention in Belview case

MEP lauds Taoiseach’s intervention in Belview case

The intervention by the Taoiseach Micheál Martin into An Taisce’s continuing objection to the proposed Glanbia cheese production facility in...

May 11, 2021

Taoiseach urges An Taisce to halt appeal on Glanbia cheese plant case

Taoiseach urges An Taisce to halt appeal on Glanbia cheese plant case

The Taoiseach Micheál Martin has called for there to be no more appeals from An Taisce in relation to the...

May 11, 2021

IFA calls on An Taisce to answer 6 questions ahead of latest appeal

IFA calls on An Taisce to answer 6 questions ahead of latest appeal

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has called on An Taisce to answer six key questions ahead of its planned appeal...

May 11, 2021

Co-ops urge An Taisce to reverse High Court appeal plans

Co-ops urge An Taisce to reverse High Court appeal plans

The delay in bringing a new cheese plant into production due to planning objections made by An Taisce is “greatly...

May 10, 2021

State approaching ‘make your mind up moment’ – ICMSA

State approaching ‘make your mind up moment’ – ICMSA

The state is approaching a “make your mind up” moment when it comes to legal challenges to planning decisions, one...

May 10, 2021

An Taisce appeal ‘could delay project even further’ – Glanbia

An Taisce appeal ‘could delay project even further’ – Glanbia

Glanbia has reacted to the An Taisce decision to seek leave to appeal the recent High Court ruling which gave...

May 10, 2021

An Taisce appeal is ‘impossible to comprehend’ – Cahill

An Taisce appeal is ‘impossible to comprehend’ – Cahill

Environmental group An Taisce has come in for strong criticism after it announced yesterday (Friday, May 7) that it would...

May 8, 2021

An Taisce to seek leave to appeal High Court decision on Kilkenny cheese factory

An Taisce to seek leave to appeal High Court decision on Kilkenny cheese factory

An Taisce has this evening (Friday, May 7) confirmed its intention to seek leave to appeal the recent decision of...

May 7, 2021

Fitzmaurice and An Taisce butt heads on incomes and peat

Fitzmaurice and An Taisce butt heads on incomes and peat

Representatives from environmental group An Taisce spoke before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine yesterday (Tuesday,...

May 5, 2021

An Taisce to appear before agriculture committee today

An Taisce to appear before agriculture committee today

Environmental group An Taisce will appear before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine today (Tuesday, May...

May 4, 2021

Glanbia case: ‘No time to waste’ on plant construction

Glanbia case: ‘No time to waste’ on plant construction

The decision by the High Court to reject An Taisce’s challenge to the planned Glanbia cheese manufacturing facility in Belview,...

April 20, 2021

An Taisce to consider if there are grounds to appeal Belview case

An Taisce to consider if there are grounds to appeal Belview case

An Taisce is considering the judgement made by the High Court today to uphold a decision to grant planning permission...

April 20, 2021