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IFA to seek compensation scheme for designated land
Rachel Donovan
The team consists of representatives from Special Areas of Conservation (SACs), Special Protection Areas (SPAs) and Natural Heritage Areas (NHAs).
Review food policy in context of biodiversity crisis, citizens' assembly says
An integrated habitat, species and land-usage map for the island of Ireland should also be established, the assembly said.
16 November 2022 Schemes
Farmer questions answered on new CAP schemes in Tuam
Department of Agriculture officials answered key farmer questions in relation to the next CAP in Tuam, Co Galway last week.
‘We can’t go back to the old days of imposing designations’
Minister of State with responsibility for heritage Malcolm Noonan talks rewetting, designations and if he would like to stay on in the role after the cabinet reshuffle with Amy Forde.
26 October 2022 News
Commission orders Ireland to ban turf cutting on some designated lands
In an opinion delivered this Thursday, the European Commission has called on turf cutting to be banned on Natura 2000 land in Ireland.
29 September 2022 News
New EU proposals will ‘drive rewilding’
The proposals will result in legally-binding nature restoration targets for all member states.
21 September 2022 News
INHFA slams inclusion of designated land conditions in CAP plan
The INHFA described the move as underhand and an effort to avoid compensating farmers for the costs associated with designations.
7 September 2022 News
Explainer: Why are Dutch farmers protesting?
Farmers in the Netherlands have been protesting for weeks against proposed changes to nitrogen emissions policy there. The Irish Farmers Journal travelled to the Netherlands to find out why.
20 July 2022 News
On the ground: what are the Dutch farmer concerns?
The Irish Farmers Journal spoke with farmers protesting at Barneveld to understand their concerns with the government’s nitrogen proposals.
20 July 2022 News
Watch: Traffic tailback for miles at Dutch farmer protests
The Irish Farmers Journal travelled to the Netherlands to speak with the farmers protesting the proposed government buyout of farms.
15 July 2022 News