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# tcca - Friday 22 December, 2017

'This is about heritage and tradition': Turf cutters say the new bogs strategy won't solve the problem
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# Turf War

'This is about heritage and tradition': Turf cutters say the new bogs strategy won't solve the problem

Dec 22nd 2017, 11:05 AM 12,071 Views 68 Comments

The strategy includes plans to start restoration work on a number of bogs across the country.

# tcca - Monday 10 March, 2014

Turf cutters take High Court action to halt their prosecution
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# Bogs

Turf cutters take High Court action to halt their prosecution

Mar 10th 2014, 6:19 PM 9,406 Views 0 Comments

Two men charged with cutting turf on conservation areas have taken the action to prevent their criminal prosecution.

# tcca - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Government publishes plan to allow turf cutting on more bogs
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# Bogs

Government publishes plan to allow turf cutting on more bogs

Jan 15th 2014, 2:52 PM 6,805 Views 21 Comments

TD Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan has accused the government of attempting to win votes in the upcoming local and European elections with the move.

# tcca - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Turf cutters 'annoyed' by wording in compensation agreement
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# Turf War

Turf cutters 'annoyed' by wording in compensation agreement

May 28th 2013, 3:52 PM 5,518 Views 65 Comments

Those opting for a relocation bog are now worried that the government will force a financial option on them instead of finding a new place for them to cut turf.

# tcca - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Turf cutters reject 'progress' made in compensation scheme
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# Turf

Turf cutters reject 'progress' made in compensation scheme

Feb 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,514 Views 17 Comments

Though over 2,600 applications have been received, turf cutters say the government has only addressed a small percentage of bog owners.

# tcca - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Poll: Do you agree with the protesting turf cutters?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the protesting turf cutters?

Apr 5th 2012, 10:44 AM 8,271 Views 120 Comments

The turf cutters are in a stand-off with the Government in a row which pitches assertions of a historic right to cut on their land against bog protection legislation. What do you think?

Minister: Don't break law by cutting turf
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# Turf

Minister: Don't break law by cutting turf

Apr 5th 2012, 10:12 AM 2,806 Views 14 Comments

Yesterday, turf cutters described Minister Jimmy Deenihan as “betraying” them and withdrew from talks with the Government. Today, he appealed to them not to begin cutting turf on protected bogs.