Environment

Managing grass to produce fodder

Managing grass to produce fodder

A NORTHERN IRELAND VIEW ON GRASS So far the month of June has provided a welcome respite from the adverse...

June 27, 2013

Thatch cottages grant under fire

Thatch cottages grant under fire

Grants for the renovation of thatched cottages throughout Ireland are set to be significantly reduced. This is according to the...

June 26, 2013

82 ash dieback disease cases confirmed

82 ash dieback disease cases confirmed

More than 800 concerned people attended one of a nationwide series of information meetings to learn more about Chalara fraxinea,...

June 25, 2013

Ireland passes water quality report

Ireland passes water quality report

A Teagasc report into water quality and farming in six catchment areas has showed positive results. The report on phase...

June 19, 2013

Farmers most active Allsop buyers

Farmers most active Allsop buyers

Some 19 land holdings and development sites are being offered for sale in an Allsop auction next month, with the...

June 13, 2013

Seven heatwaves the past 30 years

Seven heatwaves the past 30 years

Ireland has experienced seven heatwaves in the past 30 years and latest research from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says...

June 13, 2013

Claims costal erosion is putting Galway hotel at risk

Claims costal erosion is putting Galway hotel at risk

There are fears for 65 jobs in the renowned Renvyle House Hotel in Galway if costal erosion enables contamination of the...

June 11, 2013

Weather warning from Met Eireann

Weather warning from Met Eireann

Road-users have been advised to exercise caution following a forecast by Met Eireann for rain, possibly heavy, throughout the country this...

June 11, 2013