Heritage Bill Proposals Will Allow For Better Land Management – IFA

The Heritage Bill proposals to extend the periods during which hedge-cutting and gorse burning are permitted should be supported to allow farmers necessary flexibilities to properly manage hedgerows and uplands, IFA National Hill Chairman Pat Dunne told the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht today (Wed).   Pat Dunne said, “Farmers understand […]

IFA Urges Minister Humphreys To Move Heritage Bill To Conclusion

At a meeting with the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Heather Humphreys this week, IFA President Joe Healy urged the Minister to proceed with the Heritage Bill which involves changes to the hedge-cutting and gorse burning dates.   Joe Healy said that in the last Government this Bill had passed the […]

IWAI PR1 Heritage Bill 2016

Heritage Bill 2016 – Canals Act 1986 (amendment 2016) With no advance notice or consultation with the inland waterways stakeholders & canal communities the Heritage Bill 2016 was published on 4 January 2016. Part 2 deals with amendments to the Canal Act 1986. Minister for Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys in introducing the […]