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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

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

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

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

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

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? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the protesting turf cutters?

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

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.