CPOs

‘No farm or field should be divided to accommodate an amenity project’ – IFA

‘No farm or field should be divided to accommodate an amenity project’ – IFA

While the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) recognises that “greenways have an important role to play in promoting economic activity in...

August 26, 2020

Undertaker calls for planning with farmers on cemetery land

Undertaker calls for planning with farmers on cemetery land

Advance negotiations with farmers rather than compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) is the way to go when it comes to acquiring...

June 16, 2019

Cavan authorities rule out use of CPOs in greenway project

Cavan authorities rule out use of CPOs in greenway project

There are “no plans to use compulsory purchase orders” (CPOs) to develop greenways in Co. Cavan, according to a recent...

August 14, 2018

Many farmers fear farmland ‘could be bought out from under them’

Many farmers fear farmland ‘could be bought out from under them’

Farmers across many counties are continuing to operate under the constant threat of Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs), according to Irish...

January 17, 2018

CPO announcement on Greenways ‘has left many farmers angered’

CPO announcement on Greenways ‘has left many farmers angered’

The threat of Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs) must be removed as a means of acquiring land for non-essential infrastructure projects...

October 23, 2017

IDA to get stronger powers to acquire private land

IDA to get stronger powers to acquire private land

Priority legislation due for publication this summer includes a provision on strengthening the Industrial Development Authority’s (IDA) powers to use...

July 22, 2017

Farmers set to qualify for relief on CPOs

Farmers set to qualify for relief on CPOs

A clarification on the treatment of compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) that widens the criteria to include the holding of land...

June 21, 2017