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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Fertiliser

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# Courts
Jail for IRA man caught with half-tonne of fertiliser in van as he headed to 'drinking session'
He was sentenced to four-and-a-half years imprisonment for IRA membership on Thursday.
# Texas
Tragedies sparked by fertiliser explosions around the world
In 1947, another explosion in Texas claimed 581 lives and is considered the deadliest industrial accident in US history.
# Texas
VIDEO: Live local TV news coverage of the Texas explosion
Watch live video from the local CBS affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth as it covers the explosion at a chemical plant in West.
# Texas
Several killed, and over 100 injured, in explosion at Texas fertiliser plant
A fertiliser plant in West, Texas, exploded following a fire – damaging buildings several blocks away.
Column: Make no mistake - it is time to make beef-eating taboo
Being a regular steak consumer should be considered more environmentally egregious than being an SUV driver, writes Frank Armstrong.
# Kenya
Fertiliser bomb blamed for Kenyan blast
The FBI has joined the investigation into the blast, which ripped through a building full of small shops, wounding 33 people yesterday.
Column: We should be wary of GM foods, if the past has taught us anything
In the past received wisdom was to blanket our fields in chemicals, writes Walter Ryan-Purcell – so what does that tell us for today?
# explosives
Two men still being questioned over large explosives find
The arrests took place at a bomb-making factory manufacturing weapons for a dissident republican faction, according to reports.
# Pong
Monaghan factory ordered to close because of foul pong
The smell from the factory, manufacturing fertiliser pellets, could be detected half-a-mile away.