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‘The Greens have this country destroyed but, in a few years,...

The Green Party have come in for considerable criticism in the chamber of Laois County Council this year. A discussion on the new laws surrounding...

‘Fianna Fail and Fine Gael must stand up to Green’s regarding...

A local TD has called on Fianna Fail and Fine Gael TDs’ to demand that Minister Eamon Ryan reverses his plans to prohibit the...

Local Minister calls out those who ‘knowingly extract’ turf from bogs...

Minister Pippa Hackett called out those who knowingly extract turf from bogs in Special Areas of Conservation. She also asked those who cut turf because...

Government contradiction over proposal to ban the sale of turf from...

Government officials have contradicted each other with statements made about the potential banning of the sale of turf from September. Last night, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar...

‘Disbelief and anger’ as the ‘sale and marketing of turf is...

Independent TD for Laois-Offaly Carol Nolan has said there is a sense of disbelief and anger within rural communities following confirmation that the sale...

‘We have fuel in the bogs while people are freezing in...

Independent TD for Laois-Offaly, Carol Nolan, has called on the government to at least temporarily suspend the current system of regulation that is preventing...

Laois turf cutters ‘can’t be left in the cold’ says Sinn...

Laois turf cutters cannot 'be left in the cold' this year - Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley says. The Laois TD says that they are...

Turf cutting given special exemption during Coronavirus

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley and Spokesperson on Rural Development has said turf cutting has been given a special exemption during the Coronavirus pandemic. The...
Monasterevan GAA team come together to save captain's turf

WATCH: GAA team come together to save captain’s turf

Turf season is in full swing - but having a broken leg makes saving it a little difficult. Monasterevan senior football captain Paul Kelly broke...

Mark Doheny: 20 things you’ll know if you ever worked on...

Footing turf on the bog. Always hardship, often misery and sometimes great craic. Anyone who has ever spent a day at it will relate to...