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.
12 04 2018
Following representations made by IFA, the Road Safety Authority has agreed to “adopt a pragmatic approach when reviewing drivers’ hours compliance with driving and resting time periods” in respect of delivery and collection of animal fodder.
29 03 2018
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.