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#ear to the ground

# ear-to-the-ground - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

IFA willing to meet health minister after he backs idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis

Health Minister Simon Harris says he would like to see Irish farmers growing cannabis crops.

# ear-to-the-ground - Monday 19 February, 2018

Bertie Ahern says he's been 'talking to Simon Coveney' about the ongoing Stormont talks

Ahern also questioned Micheál Martin’s criticism of the government.

# ear-to-the-ground - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Poll: Should TV programmes be allowed to show the slaughter of farm animals? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should TV programmes be allowed to show the slaughter of farm animals?

Tonight’s Ear to the Ground programme will show its presenter killing a turkey. An animal rights group has called for the scene to be removed. Do you agree?

RTÉ programme urged not to air scene of presenter killing turkey

An animal rights group said there is “nothing festive” about killing an animal on-screen.

# ear-to-the-ground - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Could pre-nups help Ireland's young farmers?

With divorce came the fear that farms could be could be broken up, along with a marriage.

# ear-to-the-ground - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Grow Houses: Do you know what your tenants are doing?

John, an unsuspecting landlord in Co Galway, found that his rented house had been used to grow cannabis. Repairing the damage done cost him thousands of euros.

# ear-to-the-ground - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Macra's young farmers give their verdict on Irish celebs

Ear to the Ground presenter Ella McSweeney was voted agriculture’s number one sex symbol – but 16 per cent of Macra members didn’t know who Paul Galvin was…