Carol Nolan

€330k paid in fees and expenses to climate advisory council – Nolan

€330k paid in fees and expenses to climate advisory council – Nolan

Over €330,000 has been paid in fees and expenses to members of the Climate Action Advisory Council (CCAC) over the...

May 14, 2021

Taoiseach’s reply to licenced merchants dilemma ‘rings hollow’

Taoiseach’s reply to licenced merchants dilemma ‘rings hollow’

Licenced merchants, as well as farmers and pharmacists, “will have been left deeply disappointed” by the Taoiseach’s reply to concerns...

May 12, 2021

Concerns as Mulvey appointed to new expert group

Concerns as Mulvey appointed to new expert group

A TD has raised concerns over the appointment of the ‘Just Transition’ commissioner Kieran Mulvey to a new expert group,...

May 11, 2021

Climate Action Bill ‘critically undermines agriculture’ – Nolan

Climate Action Bill ‘critically undermines agriculture’ – Nolan

The Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill has been up for debate in the Dáil in recent days....

May 6, 2021

‘Job losses loom’ in forestry sector – Nolan

‘Job losses loom’ in forestry sector – Nolan

The current rate of forestry licences being processed and approved by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine will...

April 30, 2021

Turf cutting ‘must be considered a protected cultural practice’

Turf cutting ‘must be considered a protected cultural practice’

The government is being urged to provide protection for turf cutting as a ‘cultural practice’ under EU or international regulation....

April 12, 2021

‘A measure of legal certainty’ to Fair Deal reform welcomed

‘A measure of legal certainty’ to Fair Deal reform welcomed

The Attorney General providing “a measure of legal certainty” to the Fair Deal reforms “that are so badly needed and...

April 7, 2021

Taoiseach urged to intervene in An Taisce-Glanbia case

Taoiseach urged to intervene in An Taisce-Glanbia case

Taoiseach Micheál Martin is being urged to intervene “immediately” in the dispute over a proposed Glanbia cheese manufacturing facility. Independent...

March 31, 2021

Bord na Móna gives little away on prospect of written agreement with landowners

Bord na Móna gives little away on prospect of written agreement with landowners

Bord na Móna has “failed to indicate if it will provide explicit written guarantees” to landowners of nearby farmlands to...

March 25, 2021

Bord na Móna called on for ‘written agreement to farmers and turf-cutters’

Bord na Móna called on for ‘written agreement to farmers and turf-cutters’

Bord na Móna has been called on to provide a “written agreement” to farmers who have land adjacent to or...

March 22, 2021

‘Patience running out’ as agri merchants face ‘multi-million euro hit’

‘Patience running out’ as agri merchants face ‘multi-million euro hit’

Licenced agriculture merchants are “at a loss to understand” why the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has yet...

March 18, 2021

Fair Deal: ‘We need action and a definite date for introduction’

Fair Deal: ‘We need action and a definite date for introduction’

Independent TD Carol Nolan has called for “action and a definite date” for introduction of the new Fair Deal scheme....

March 10, 2021

Clarity urged on details of new Straw Incorporation Measure

Clarity urged on details of new Straw Incorporation Measure

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has been called on to provide details about the new Straw...

March 5, 2021

‘Anger and frustration’ over delay in Banagher meat plant decision

‘Anger and frustration’ over delay in Banagher meat plant decision

Independent TD for Laois-Offaly Carol Nolan has said there is considerable anger and frustration emerging following the confirmation from An...

March 2, 2021

National consultation on functions of Food Ombudsman ‘intended’

National consultation on functions of Food Ombudsman ‘intended’

The process in establishing a new authority called the National Food Ombudsman has been outlined by Minister for Agriculture, Food...

February 25, 2021

Some peat operators should be exempt from planning permission – Nolan

Some peat operators should be exempt from planning permission – Nolan

Independent TD for Laois-Offaly Carol Nolan has said that the government must commit to introducing legislation that would exempt peat...

February 16, 2021

Nolan backs calls for independent beef regulator

Nolan backs calls for independent beef regulator

Independent TD for Laois-Offaly Carol Nolan has written to the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, to...

February 12, 2021

Department assurances for licensed merchants ‘less than convincing’

Department assurances for licensed merchants ‘less than convincing’

Assurances provided by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine on the challenges facing licensed merchants in relation to...

February 10, 2021