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#Weedkiller

# weedkiller - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Irish government says it will follow expert guidance after Austria approves ban of controversial weedkiller

Austrian members of parliament earlier this week approved a total ban on glyphosate.

# weedkiller - Thursday 11 April, 2019

French court upholds guilty verdict against Monsanto over poisoning of farmer who used its weedkiller

This is the latest legal setback for the company over its controversial pesticides.

# weedkiller - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Man awarded $80 million after claiming weed killer caused his cancer

A US jury found that the product lacked sufficient warnings of potential risk.

# weedkiller - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Dublin City Council to trial alternative to controversial Monsanto weedkiller in parks and on streets

A 2015 study by the World Health Organisation concluded that glyphosate was “probably carcinogenic” to humans.

# weedkiller - Friday 15 July, 2011

Enda Kenny announces 145 new jobs in green energy

The positions will be created over the next three years at a Galway firm making small wind turbines for homes and farms.

# weedkiller - Monday 25 April, 2011

Fairyhouse scrambles to cover up anti-royal slogan burnt into turf

Grand National preparations are disrupted after a slogan protesting the Queen’s visit is burnt into turf at the finishing post.