Eamon Ryan

‘Radical change’ on the way for agri in forthcoming Climate Action Plan

‘Radical change’ on the way for agri in forthcoming Climate Action Plan

The specifics of what the forthcoming carbon budget and Climate Action Plan will mean for agriculture are still being awaited,...

September 14, 2021

Credit should be given to agri-sector for the GHG it sequesters – senator

Credit should be given to agri-sector for the GHG it sequesters – senator

Fianna Fáil’s agriculture spokesperson in the Seanad, senator Paul Daly, has said that in the context of the Climate Action...

July 4, 2021

Climate bill: Lack of farmer views at debates ‘very unusual’

Climate bill: Lack of farmer views at debates ‘very unusual’

The lack of input from farm organisations on the Climate Action Bill when it was being debated in the Joint...

June 25, 2021

Land use review impending with carbon storage payment expected

Land use review impending with carbon storage payment expected

On October 7, 2020, the government published its draft text of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill,...

June 24, 2021

Government policies ‘a threat to commercial family farming’

Government policies ‘a threat to commercial family farming’

Representatives of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) met with Taoiseach Micheál Martin today (Friday, June 4) to discuss...

June 4, 2021

€5m announced to tackle scourge of litter

€5m announced to tackle scourge of litter

Cigarette litter, packaging litter, food and plastic-related litter are the most common in our communities, according to the results of...

May 5, 2021

Ryan to Climate Summit: We have to protect our family farm system

Ryan to Climate Summit: We have to protect our family farm system

The family farm system has to be protected – and young farmers have to be able to earn a good...

April 23, 2021

Tackling climate change: ‘This is a revolution that has to belong to everyone’

Tackling climate change: ‘This is a revolution that has to belong to everyone’

Minister Eamon Ryan has expressed how “we are at the dawn of a new industrial revolution”, as the world adapts...

March 13, 2021

Feedback sought on report detailing ways to meet 2030 renewable energy targets

Feedback sought on report detailing ways to meet 2030 renewable energy targets

Feedback is being sought on a new report that details approaches to developing the grid in order to meet Ireland’s...

March 8, 2021

Rural post offices could be used to set up state bank – Canney

Rural post offices could be used to set up state bank – Canney

An independent TD has said that the government must step up its commitments to support An Post to prevent the...

March 3, 2021

Green Party leader comments ‘patronising in the extreme’ – ICSA president

Green Party leader comments ‘patronising in the extreme’ – ICSA president

New Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) president Dermot Kelleher has hit out at comments from Green Party leader...

February 26, 2021

Eamon Ryan announces first step towards nationwide ban on smoky coal

Eamon Ryan announces first step towards nationwide ban on smoky coal

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan has today (Thursday, February 18) taken the first step towards a...

February 18, 2021

Government to introduce legislation to ban licences for new oil and gas exploration

Government to introduce legislation to ban licences for new oil and gas exploration

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan has obtained cabinet approval to introduce legislation to ban licences for...

February 2, 2021

Rural communities invited to get involved in new policy framework for inland fisheries

Rural communities invited to get involved in new policy framework for inland fisheries

Minister Eamon Ryan is encouraging rural communities to get involved in the process of developing new policy framework for inland...

January 27, 2021

€1.7 million announced for environmental NGOs in ‘significant increase in funding’

€1.7 million announced for environmental NGOs in ‘significant increase in funding’

Funding of €1,764,000 has been announced for the Irish Environmental Network and its members in 2021, an increase of €704,000 on the level...

January 21, 2021

Government funding of €14 million available to businesses for energy efficient buildings

Government funding of €14 million available to businesses for energy efficient buildings

Government grants worth €14 million for businesses carrying out energy efficiency projects have been announced today (Thursday, January 21). Successful applicants...

January 21, 2021

Farmers to receive ‘fair price’ for selling excess electricity back to the grid under new scheme

Farmers to receive ‘fair price’ for selling excess electricity back to the grid under new scheme

Farmers will receive a “fair price” for selling excess electricity they generate back into the grid, under a new scheme...

January 14, 2021

Minister Ryan signs agreement with UK on exchange of driving licences

Minister Ryan signs agreement with UK on exchange of driving licences

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan has signed an agreement with the UK that will allow for the exchange of UK...

December 31, 2020