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Landowner fined €16,500 for damaging freshwater pearl mussel habitat
Amy Forde
The landowner was found to have cleared vegetation, disturbed the bank of the River Eske in Milltown, Donegal and dug a number of drains to the river, resulting in significant sedimentation.
25 May 2022 News
EU biodiversity strategy needs full stakeholder engagement - INHFA
The EU biodiversity strategy will be of critical importance to farming and rural Ireland which is why it has to be got right, says the INHFA.
23 May 2022 News
Four major forestry rule changes ‘needed by farmers’
Farmers looking to plant areas of their land can be prevented from doing so, farmer and IFA forestry chair Jason Fleming has said.
Minister Noonan calls for ‘thorough investigation’ into Galway bog fire
The fire occurred beside the N84 Headford Road on Wednesday and the area is an important conservation area for curlew.
29 April 2022 News
My Farming Week: Colm Gavin, Leenane, Co Mayo
Colm Gavin is a hill farmer from Co Mayo and is also a Farming for Nature Ambassador.
6 April 2022 News
One week before land maintenance rules kick in
From 1 March, a multitude of land maintenance tasks will be prohibited for a period of six months.
25 February 2022 Schemes