Transport

Biofuels and emissions: ‘The fuel is more important than the engine’

Biofuels and emissions: ‘The fuel is more important than the engine’

The “fuel is more important than the engine”, according to the EU Biofuels Chain. In a joint statement on the...

June 28, 2021

€17.3m to make regional roads more climate resilient

€17.3m to make regional roads more climate resilient

Minister Eamon Ryan and Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton have this week announced details of a €17.3 million climate adaptation...

June 7, 2021

Sustainable transport can ‘address climate crisis and regional imbalance’

Sustainable transport can ‘address climate crisis and regional imbalance’

Sinn Féin MEP Chris MacManus has said the EU and the Irish government must look at sustainable transport solutions “to...

April 10, 2021

Video: Flying Chianina cattle first-class to Abu Dhabi

Video: Flying Chianina cattle first-class to Abu Dhabi

Irish cattle company David Clarke Livestock had a change to the breeds familiar to these shores in recent weeks –...

March 26, 2021

The Calf Show – Monday:  Preparing your farm for the arrival of calves

The Calf Show – Monday: Preparing your farm for the arrival of calves

As part of the Green Acres Calf To Beef Programme with Teagasc, AgriLand is hosting a series of programmes presented...

February 22, 2021

Brexit: ‘The need for a level playing field is not going to go away’

Brexit: ‘The need for a level playing field is not going to go away’

“Why should we give access to our roads and not have them [the UK] subject to the same rules?” Michel...

August 26, 2020

Transport in transition: Biofuel obligation to increase from January

Transport in transition: Biofuel obligation to increase from January

The national minimum level of biofuel is set to be increased up to 11% from next January, according to Minister...

February 14, 2019

‘Transport emissions have gone through the roof and you don’t hear much about it’ – Hogan

‘Transport emissions have gone through the roof and you don’t hear much about it’ – Hogan

Total greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector – including carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide – have “gone through...

December 3, 2018

Shipping emissions predicted to rise by up to 250% by 2050

Shipping emissions predicted to rise by up to 250% by 2050

Global shipping emissions are predicted to increase by between 50% and 250% by 2050 – depending on future economic and...

November 6, 2018

Farmers ‘will not be held liable’ for clearing public roads

Farmers ‘will not be held liable’ for clearing public roads

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has welcomed the Government’s announcement that farmers who remove snow-related hazards on public...

March 3, 2018

Thaw on the way – but milk collection challenges persist

Thaw on the way – but milk collection challenges persist

Met Eireann has downgraded its red alert to a Status Orange snow-ice warning for Munster, Leinster, Cavan and Monaghan until 6:00pm...

March 3, 2018

Farmers await fodder announcement as pressure mounts

Farmers await fodder announcement as pressure mounts

The fodder transport subsidy scheme announced by the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed at last week’s Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA)...

January 23, 2018

Livestock farmers: ‘Everyone’s in limbo’

Livestock farmers: ‘Everyone’s in limbo’

Everyone is waiting for the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, to make an announcement regarding the...

January 23, 2018

Beware fake inspectors, livestock transporters warned

Beware fake inspectors, livestock transporters warned

Truck drivers hauling animals should be on alert for fake animal welfare inspectors, officials in Northern Ireland have said. The...

August 18, 2017

4 things to remember when transporting livestock

4 things to remember when transporting livestock

Under transport legislation livestock must be fit for an intended journey before the journey starts and the livestock must also...

October 16, 2016

Farm Safety Week: Tractors and moving vehicles represent one of the biggest dangers on a farm

Farm Safety Week: Tractors and moving vehicles represent one of the biggest dangers on a farm

Transport is the theme for day four of Farm Safety Week with tractors and moving vehicles having claimed the lives of...

July 7, 2016

11 tips on transporting livestock in warm weather

11 tips on transporting livestock in warm weather

Farmers and hauliers are being reminded by the North’s Department of Agriculture (DARD) to take extra care to protect any...

July 4, 2015