Tom Murtagh

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Bord na Móna  will stop harvesting peat and  will complete its move to a sustainable business within 15 years. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

When Gabriel Claffey joined Bord na Móna 60 years ago, he couldn’t have been happier. Just out of school, the 17-year-old from Ferbane, Co Offaly, got(...)

Judge Hughes jailed pig farmer Donal Connaughton for 10 weeks and fined him €3,000 with €5,400 costs. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A pig farmer has been jailed after a judge labelled him “an absolute disgrace” for failing to prevent an environmental time bomb from threatening lake(...)