Corinna Byrne has written 7 articles so far, you can find them below.
€11 million compensation for Turf Cutters
In order to stop turfcutting on protected sites the State will spend more than €11 million compensating turf cutters.
Slimmed down AEOS
If you don’t have a Special Area of Conservation or Special Protection Area on your land it looks like you may lose your place on a slimmed-down version of the AEOS scheme. [...]
Mediation group for Turf cutters
The Government has announced a new turf-cutting mediation body and promised details of a compensation scheme in response to a European infringement action against Ireland for failing to protect raised…[...]
EU Commissioner insists CAP reform must embrace environmental agenda
Janez Potočnik says EU farming subsidies must drive greener practices for policy to remain legitimate
By Will Nichols 16 Mar 2011 Click here for full article.
Reforming the EU’s controversial Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will only prove successful if…
New thinking needed for farm investment rather than subsidisation
According to Teagasc, direct payments accounted for 143 per cent of farm incomes. This means that the average farm in Ireland is run at an operating loss. Yet there is a huge opportunity there. Unfortunately, agriculture is dominated by subsidies,…