13 04 2018
IFA Hill Committee Chairman Flor McCarthy has said the Department of Agriculture has confirmed to IFA that it is writing to farmers who have appealed the penalty imposed on hill land that was burned in 2017.
20 11 2017
22 01 2016
IFA MEETS MINISTER HUMPHREYS TO PRESS FOR EARLY IMPLEMENTATION OF AMENDMENTS ON HEDGE-CUTTING AND BURNINGEnvironment & Rural Affairs, Hill Farming, Rural Development
At a meeting with the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys this week, IFA acknowledged that the proposed changes in the Heritage Bill of a one-month extension for hedge cutting and burning of gorse on a pilot basis are a positive step and will be welcomed by farmers.