IFA President Joe Healy met this week with Transport Minister Shane Ross TD and called for the publication of the long-awaited strategy document which sets out the framework for the delivery of recreational routes such as greenways.
IFA President Joe Healy has accused local authorities of ignoring the instructions of Minister for Transport, Shane Ross by continuing to threaten farmers with CPOs in efforts to plough through Greenway routes, despite the Minister’s decision to halt developments while engagement takes place with all stakeholders.
16 04 2018
IFA National Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney has welcomed the pragmatic decision by Transport Minister Shane Ross to limit the requirement for compulsory roadworthiness testing to tractors doing non-agricultural work, and with a maximum design speed exceeding 40km/hr.
26 02 2018
TIME FOR ACTION FOLLOWING MINISTER’S ACCEPTANCE THAT FARMERS AFFECTED BY GREENWAYS NOT TREATED PROPERLYEnvironment & Rural Affairs
IFA Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney has called on Minister for Transport, Shane Ross to immediately commence consultations with farmers and landowners affected by greenways, following his recognition today that farmers across that country have not been treated properly.