Minister Pippa Hackett

FII: Significant increase in forestry incentives needed

FII: Significant increase in forestry incentives needed

Forest Industries Ireland (FII) has called on Minister of State Pippa Hackett to significantly increase the financial incentives for forestry....

June 24, 2022

Payments to issue to farmers in Organic Farming Scheme

Payments to issue to farmers in Organic Farming Scheme

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine (DAFM), Senator Pippa Hackett, today (Thursday, June 9)...

June 9, 2022

DAFM ‘on track’ to meet 2022 afforestation licence targets

DAFM ‘on track’ to meet 2022 afforestation licence targets

While it is unlikely that targets for the amount of land planted will be met this year, the Department of...

June 8, 2022

Hackett: Issue with TAMS-funded solar panels ‘must be looked at’

Hackett: Issue with TAMS-funded solar panels ‘must be looked at’

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), Pippa Hackett has said that farmers should...

June 8, 2022

Watch: Farmland – sit-down interview with Minister Pippa Hackett

Watch: Farmland – sit-down interview with Minister Pippa Hackett

Today’s (Tuesday, June 7) episode of Farmland, produced by Agriland Media Group, features a sit-down interview with Minister of State at...

June 7, 2022

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Farmland interviews Minister of State for land use and biodiversity, Pippa Hackett

Farmland interviews Minister of State for land use and biodiversity, Pippa Hackett

On this episode of Farmland, Agriland editor Stella Meehan sits down with Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture,...

June 7, 2022

Farmland: Hackett discusses forestry licences and solar PV supports

Farmland: Hackett discusses forestry licences and solar PV supports

This week’s episode of Farmland features a sit-down interview with Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and...

June 6, 2022

Concern among EU Green party members over CAP environmental impact

Concern among EU Green party members over CAP environmental impact

Many European Green Party members feel that the revised Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) heavily subsidises agricultural practices that are not...

June 1, 2022

Minister launches eco-social farming EIP in Kerry

Minister launches eco-social farming EIP in Kerry

The Minister of State with responsibility for land use and biodiversity, Senator Pippa Hackett has officially launched the Kerry Eco-Social...

May 24, 2022

Next phase of organic grant scheme opens

Next phase of organic grant scheme opens

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), Pippa Hackett announced today (Tuesday, May 17)...

May 17, 2022

Forestry licensing remains ‘major issue’ impacting hurley makers – TD

Forestry licensing remains ‘major issue’ impacting hurley makers – TD

Forestry licences are currently not being issued within an acceptable timeframe of 120 days, impacting hurley makers now more than...

May 16, 2022

97% decline in breeding pairs of curlew since 1990

97% decline in breeding pairs of curlew since 1990

Just over 100 breeding pairs of curlew are now left in Ireland, according to the Department of Agriculture, Food and...

April 21, 2022

New Organic Forum to hold first meeting this week

New Organic Forum to hold first meeting this week

The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), Senator Pippa Hackett has announced the...

April 11, 2022

Minister Hackett says overall forestry-licensing target will be met

Minister Hackett says overall forestry-licensing target will be met

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett has welcomed further progress made...

April 7, 2022

New closing date for Organic Farming Scheme announced

New closing date for Organic Farming Scheme announced

The closing date for the Organic Farming Scheme has been extended, the Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture,...

April 6, 2022

Fur farming to end in Ireland as ban passes final stage

Fur farming to end in Ireland as ban passes final stage

Fur farming will be banned in Ireland as a bill has passed its final stage in the Seanad yesterday (Tuesday,...

March 30, 2022

Forestry Knowledge Transfer Group scheme reopened

Forestry Knowledge Transfer Group scheme reopened

Minister of State for Biodiversity and Land Use, senator Pippa Hackett has today (Tuesday, March 29) announced the opening of...

March 29, 2022

Survey: Three out of four people want more forestry

Survey: Three out of four people want more forestry

Three out of four people want to see more forestry or woodlands planted in their county, according to a new...

March 3, 2022