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

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

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

Dec 25th 2018, 5:00 PM 28,747 Views 57 Comments

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
# Ear To The Ground
# Ear To The Ground

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

Feb 19th 2018, 10:18 PM 21,892 Views 104 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Dec 19th 2013, 9:41 AM 10,811 Views 96 Comments

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
# Christmas Dinner
# Christmas Dinner

RTÉ programme urged not to air scene of presenter killing turkey

Dec 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 17,551 Views 83 Comments

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?
# Marriage
# Marriage

Could pre-nups help Ireland's young farmers?

Dec 12th 2013, 5:23 PM 16,971 Views 68 Comments

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?
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Jan 31st 2013, 7:30 AM 13,205 Views 74 Comments

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
# Macra
# Macra

Macra's young farmers give their verdict on Irish celebs

Sep 20th 2011, 2:18 PM 1,415 Views 4 Comments

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…