Eugene Murphy

Turf: Senator advises people to ‘continue as normal right now’

Turf: Senator advises people to ‘continue as normal right now’

Fianna Fáil Senator Eugene Murphy has advised all people who use turf as a fuel to continue to cut, rear...

May 9, 2022

Just Transition: ‘No tangible results’ for midland communities

Just Transition: ‘No tangible results’ for midland communities

Local communities around the midlands are not benefitting from tangible results of the ‘Just Transition’, according to one senator. Eugene...

May 20, 2021

‘Brexit and bees’: Senator raises ‘unusual situation’

‘Brexit and bees’: Senator raises ‘unusual situation’

The withdrawal of the UK from the EU has caused untold difficulties, but Fianna Fáil Senator Eugene Murphy raised an...

April 7, 2021

Gardeners and farmers urged to consider ‘whether they need to use pesticides at all’

Gardeners and farmers urged to consider ‘whether they need to use pesticides at all’

Fianna Fáil Senator Eugene Murphy has urged gardeners, farmers and groundskeepers to consider the environment and whether the use of...

March 18, 2021

‘Seven farm families will have to leave flooded Roscommon land’ – Murphy

‘Seven farm families will have to leave flooded Roscommon land’ – Murphy

Fianna Fáil senator Eugene Murphy has called on the relevant ministers to engage with all stakeholders to find a solution to...

January 28, 2021

Funding for midlands ‘will provide sustainable employment for generations’

Funding for midlands ‘will provide sustainable employment for generations’

The funding approved by cabinet today for a bog rehabilitation plan for just transition in the midlands “will provide sustainable...

November 24, 2020

People urged to ‘stand in solidarity and accept shooting season must be put on hold’

People urged to ‘stand in solidarity and accept shooting season must be put on hold’

Shooting club members must “stand in solidarity and accept [the] pheasant shooting season must be put on hold”, according to...

November 3, 2020

People urged to support local businesses online and buy Irish during Level 5

People urged to support local businesses online and buy Irish during Level 5

Fianna Fáil Senator Eugene Murphy has appealed to people to support Irish businesses if purchasing goods online in the coming...

October 21, 2020

Murphy to take on Rural and Community Affairs portfolio in the Seanad

Murphy to take on Rural and Community Affairs portfolio in the Seanad

Fianna Fáil senator Eugene Murphy has accepted a request from Taoiseach Michéal Martin to take on the role of the...

July 6, 2020

FF TD ‘alarmed’ at An Taisce ‘roadblocks’ to Lough Ree

FF TD ‘alarmed’ at An Taisce ‘roadblocks’ to Lough Ree

A Fianna Fáil TD has expressed “alarm” at the objection by An Taisce to the revised licence that would allow...

August 15, 2019

Badger TB vaccination to be expanded across Ireland

Badger TB vaccination to be expanded across Ireland

It is planned to expand the badger vaccination area incrementally to all parts of the country during the 2019-2022 period....

March 21, 2019

Garda stations ‘lost in a black hole’ with lack of internet

Garda stations ‘lost in a black hole’ with lack of internet

20 Garda Stations in the western region cannot access the PULSE system due to a lack of internet connectivity according...

November 16, 2018

‘Country could have been better prepared for Storm Ali’

‘Country could have been better prepared for Storm Ali’

The country could have been better prepared for Storm Ali and a Status Red alert was warranted, according to Fianna...

September 21, 2018

Online BPS application supports ‘must be rolled out as a matter of urgency’

Online BPS application supports ‘must be rolled out as a matter of urgency’

Support measures for farmers moving to online Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) applications in 2018 must be rolled out as a...

February 23, 2018

Over 500,000 households left in ‘broadband limbo land’

Over 500,000 households left in ‘broadband limbo land’

Over 500,000 households have been left in “broadband limbo land” as a result of developments this week, according to Fianna...

February 2, 2018

‘The high number of farm fatalities must be reduced’

‘The high number of farm fatalities must be reduced’

A recent report, showing that farming is the occupation with the highest risk for fatalities, will come as no surprise to...

May 29, 2017

Calls to increase ANC scheme funding, as farmers ‘struggle to survive’

Calls to increase ANC scheme funding, as farmers ‘struggle to survive’

Funding for the Areas of Natural Constraint (ANC) scheme needs to be increased in Budget 2018, as farmers in marginal areas...

April 13, 2017

‘Farmers and farming families are still under siege from rising flood waters’

‘Farmers and farming families are still under siege from rising flood waters’

Farmers and farming families are still under siege from rising flood waters at a number of turloughs in Roscommon and Galway, Fianna...

July 22, 2016