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Fine Gael puts focus on farming vote
The Dealer
The party is addressing the drift of their farming vote over the coming months
3 March 2021 Dealer
Landowners and shareholders in the Dáil
There are plenty of landowners and shareholders in Dáil Éireann, as the latest register of interests of Dáil members’ shows.
25 May 2020 News
Future jobs for turf workers key to Just Transition Fund
The €11m fund is focused on finding new jobs for workers in the midlands, including Bord na Móna.
Ireland not on track to meet renewable energy targets – SEAI
Energy data from 2018 shows Ireland is not on track to meet renewable energy targets, according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).
20 April 2020 News
Fine Gael backbenchers break ranks on climate change
A group of rural TDs and senators have called for a major change in Ireland’s approach to measuring emissions in food production.
8 January 2020 Dealer
Weekly Podcast: rural crime costs farms €4,200 each and Irish food exports
This week, we hear how much rural crime costs farmers affected and Bord Bia reflect on a successful decade of food exports.
8 January 2020 News
Minister Bruton hints at carbon leniency for milk production
The overall net-zero carbon target has concerned many farmers and industry members.
6 January 2020 News
Innovative projects sought to apply to Climate Action Fund
Minister for Climate Action calls for expressions of interest for second round of funding for the Climate Action Fund.
31 December 2019 News
A new dawn for Ireland’s biogas industry
Stephen Robb looks at the recent developments of Ireland’s biogas industry.
4 December 2019 Renewables
Lidl to slash meat and milk prices on ‘best before date’
Lidl is targeting a 723,000kg food waste reduction by cutting the price on products which are fine to eat but go unsold as they reach their best before date.
3 December 2019 News
Solar on the menu for new renewable electricity scheme
Further details of the Renewable Energy Support Scheme were released on Monday and includes support for solar electricity.
Rural broadband to be rolled out to 56,000 farms
The National Broadband Plan begins rollout in eight weeks and has a completion date of 2026, by which time 56,000 farms will gain access to high-speed internet.
20 November 2019 News