Pippa Hackett

European Just Transition conference takes place in Offaly

European Just Transition conference takes place in Offaly

Minister of State for Land Use and Biodiversity, Pippa Hackett is among the speakers at a conference focusing on ‘Just...

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

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

TD calls on Minister Hackett to ‘step back’ over forestry ‘debacle’

TD calls on Minister Hackett to ‘step back’ over forestry ‘debacle’

An independent TD has called on Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) Pippa...

May 11, 2022

€5m pilot Farm Environmental Study opens for applications

€5m pilot Farm Environmental Study opens for applications

Applications are now open for the €5 million pilot Farm Environmental Study (FES), the Department of Agriculture, Food and the...

May 11, 2022

Cavan farmer named as winner of Farm Forestry Award

Cavan farmer named as winner of Farm Forestry Award

The winner of the 2022 RDS Teagasc Farm Forestry Award has been announced as Co. Cavan farmer, Cathal Rudden.  Cathal...

May 9, 2022

Forestry: ‘Deliberative Dialogue’ set for next week

Forestry: ‘Deliberative Dialogue’ set for next week

A ‘Deliberative Dialogue on Forestry’ is set to be held next week, Minister of State for land use and biodiversity...

May 6, 2022

Cork TD calls for answers on long forestry licence delays

Cork TD calls for answers on long forestry licence delays

Labour TD Sean Sherlock has said that the years long delays involved in the granting of a forestry licence are...

April 27, 2022

20% increase in Organic Farming Scheme applications

20% increase in Organic Farming Scheme applications

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

April 26, 2022

Talamh Beo launches soil EIP project on Pippa Hackett’s farm

Talamh Beo launches soil EIP project on Pippa Hackett’s farm

Talamh Beo recently launched its soil biodiversity literacy and enhancement European Innovation Fund (EIP) project on the farm of Minister...

April 16, 2022

Senator praises varied skillset of new Organic Forum

Senator praises varied skillset of new Organic Forum

An independent senator has welcomed the establishment of the new Organic Forum which is due to meet for the first...

April 12, 2022

Forestry Appeals Committee sees ‘huge reduction in backlog’ – Hackett

Forestry Appeals Committee sees ‘huge reduction in backlog’ – Hackett

The Forestry Appeals Committee (FAC) saw a “huge reduction in [the] backlog and turnaround times” of forestry licence appeals last...

April 1, 2022

Multi-Species Sward Measure opens for applications

Multi-Species Sward Measure opens for applications

The new Multi-Species Sward Measure has been opened today (Friday, March 25) for applications by the Department of Agriculture, Food...

March 25, 2022

Ireland commits €1.8m to European biodiversity research network

Ireland commits €1.8m to European biodiversity research network

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) is to provide €1.5 million to support Irish involvement in a...

March 21, 2022

Public consultation launched on future of forests in Ireland

Public consultation launched on future of forests in Ireland

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has launched a public consultation survey on the future of forests...

March 16, 2022

Hackett turns sod on native woodland park

Hackett turns sod on native woodland park

Minister of State Pippa Hackett has officially turned the sod on a new native woodland park in Co. Sligo. Yesterday...

February 22, 2022

Cullinan: ‘Real Green agenda is to destroy viability of farmers’

Cullinan: ‘Real Green agenda is to destroy viability of farmers’

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Tim Cullinan has claimed that comments made by Minister of State, Pippa Hackett have...

February 16, 2022

Hackett urges early thinning of forests to supply energy market

Hackett urges early thinning of forests to supply energy market

Minister of State with responsibility for land use and biodiversity, Pippa Hackett has urged forest owners to thin broadleaves and...

January 31, 2022