07 04 2016
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.
10 06 2015
IFA Environment and Rural Affairs Chairman Harold Kingston has urged Heritage Minister Heather Humphreys not to be deflected from the current review of hedge cutting dates and gorse burning dates by her Department, and to ensure a workable solution is delivered for farmers.
IFA Environment and Rural Affairs Chairman, Harold Kingston, has called on Heritage Minister Heather Humphreys T.D. to ensure the current review of hedge cutting dates delivers a shorter closed season.