Pippa Hackett

Minister Hackett launches publication on wood fuels

Minister Hackett launches publication on wood fuels

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), with responsibility for forestry, Pippa Hackett, has...

May 28, 2021

24 biodiversity projects to receive €3 million in funding

24 biodiversity projects to receive €3 million in funding

24 groups have been chosen to implement locally-led farm and community biodiversity initiatives over the next 18 months. Minister of...

May 28, 2021

Hackett visits site for new native woodland near railway line

Hackett visits site for new native woodland near railway line

Minister of State Pippa Hackett has visited a 10 and a half acre Iarnród Éireann site where 12,000 native trees...

May 26, 2021

Minister Hackett welcomes half a million bonus payment to hen harrier farmers

Minister Hackett welcomes half a million bonus payment to hen harrier farmers

996 farmers have this week shared nearly half a million euro in Hen Harrier Project bonus payments. Minister of State...

April 29, 2021

Forestry Policy Group told that project management advisor due to start

Forestry Policy Group told that project management advisor due to start

The fourth meeting of the national Forestry Policy Group took place today Thursday, April 22, chaired by the Minister of...

April 22, 2021

Hackett co-chairs meeting of Horticulture Industry Forum

Hackett co-chairs meeting of Horticulture Industry Forum

The Horticultural Industry Forum (HIF) met this week (Tuesday, April 20) with the Minister of State at the Department of...

April 21, 2021

Potato sector and horticulture on upward trajectory – Hackett

Potato sector and horticulture on upward trajectory – Hackett

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), Pippa Hackett, is to meet with the...

April 19, 2021

Minister Hackett signs Forest Europe resolutions

Minister Hackett signs Forest Europe resolutions

Minister of State Pippa Hackett along with other European forestry ministers adopted the Forest Europe resolutions, on the subjects of...

April 16, 2021

New forestry strategy oversight team confirmed at first meeting

New forestry strategy oversight team confirmed at first meeting

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Pippa Hackett has announced the members of the...

March 11, 2021

Project Woodland: What’s the new plan for fixing forestry?

Project Woodland: What’s the new plan for fixing forestry?

Last week (Thursday, February 25), the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine revealed ‘Project Woodland’ – a new strategy...

March 1, 2021

McConalogue and Hackett launch new forestry initiative

McConalogue and Hackett launch new forestry initiative

A new strategy for the forestry sector has been launched today (Thursday, February 25), following the release of a report...

February 25, 2021

Animated video: ‘Natural capital’ approach to ‘become integrated into national policy’

Animated video: ‘Natural capital’ approach to ‘become integrated into national policy’

An animated video has been released “to introduce” the idea of ‘natural capital accounting’, as it is expected to be...

February 19, 2021

Hackett announces €2.2 million for peatland projects

Hackett announces €2.2 million for peatland projects

€2.2 million funding for two peatland projects has been announced by the Minister of State for land use and biodiversity...

February 12, 2021

‘Absolute nonsense’ to have reliance on imported peat – Hackett

‘Absolute nonsense’ to have reliance on imported peat – Hackett

“It is a bit of an absolute nonsense, in one sense, for people to have to rely on imported peat,”...

February 10, 2021

Minister Hackett launches €1.25 million open call for farm biodiversity initiatives

Minister Hackett launches €1.25 million open call for farm biodiversity initiatives

Minister of State Pippa Hackett has today (Wednesday, February 10) launched an open call for new locally-led farm and community...

February 10, 2021

Land use and farm supports top of agenda in meeting between Hackett and ICSA

Land use and farm supports top of agenda in meeting between Hackett and ICSA

Land use and biodiversity were the key topics of discussion during a meeting between the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’...

February 10, 2021

Minister Hackett joins with Minister Noonan in effort to conserve curlew

Minister Hackett joins with Minister Noonan in effort to conserve curlew

Ministers Pippa Hackett and Malcolm Noonan have combined, along with their respective departments, to drive forward plans to conserve the...

January 25, 2021

Minister Hackett: ‘We have a shared responsibility to act’ on climate change

Minister Hackett: ‘We have a shared responsibility to act’ on climate change

The importance of collective responsibility in helping international countries tackle climate change along with poverty and hunger was a focus...

January 22, 2021