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Last year
Emissions-heavy feed imports soaring to fuel dairy boom
Irish tillage being squeezed out in favour of renting land to dairy farmers
Hundreds of acres of vital urban nature lost to astroturf in Dublin
Number of computers sent to Rehab Recycle resold instead of destroyed
Lack of transparency harming Ireland’s vital election observer role
Ireland an outlier in decision to halt election observer role during Covid
‘Shouting into a black hole’: Chronic delays to autism services failing children
Ireland fares worst at managing protected nature sites in new EU report
‘Always a battle’: Clare Island locals fight to improve ‘dangerous’ pier
‘On its knees’: Future of island fishers on a knife edge
Housing constraints ‘causing serious risk’ for islanders trying to sustain populations
‘Fragmented and unpredictable’: Healthcare services failing island communities
High and dry: Offshore islands a footnote in State priorities
All time
‘Heads must roll’: Industry and experts argue energy crisis of ‘our own making’
Drilling for Data: Growing energy needs fuelling rise in data centre emissions
Staff shortages leave energy regulator scrambling to keep the lights on
Commission warns Ireland over ‘stalled’ action to halt extraction in protected peatlands
‘Empty bellies’: Unweaned calves left without milk for long periods on journey to Europe
‘A slow, terrible death’: The fate of Irish cattle exported outside of the EU
'Export loophole’: Irish cattle shipped from Spain on ‘substandard’ vessels
No Access: Bord na Móna companies blanket blocking release of information
Deaths of at least 80 cows in last decade linked to spreading of poultry manure
'Canary in the coal mine': Protected nature areas under pressure from poultry farming
'Potential fraud' in poultry farm planning applications investigated in the North
Suspected false documents and illegal dumping: the murky world of poultry manure
Peat’s Sake: Leading company under EPA spotlight for potential unlicensed extraction
Peat pressure: Industrial peat extraction in enforcement firing line
High Court orders peat company to halt unauthorised extraction in Midlands
EPA to investigate complaint about State response to peat extraction on protected bogs
EPA ‘kicked the stool’ from under peat company seeking extraction licence, High Court hears
Horticultural peat unlawfully removed ‘much like rock from a quarry’, High Court hears
Unlicensed peat extraction causing ‘irreversible’ environmental damage, High Court told
Peat was cut at 280 plots in protected bogs last year without State consent
Special branch: Over 75 cases of alleged illegal tree felling investigated last year
Noteworthy: Community-sourced ideas and crowdfunded investigations win four awards this year
Rare hen harrier numbers plummet as plan to protect species pushed back
Crackdown sees 50 cases launched against illegal hedge cutting this year
New peat legislation slammed as ‘incompatible’ with climate targets and EU law
Ireland exporting 11 times more peat than it imports - amid horticulture supply fears
Analysis: The argument that Ireland is too small to take climate action doesn’t hold up