# turf-cutters - Today’s News
We asked you to tell us about your mams – here’s what you told us.
# turf-cutters - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
Fitzmaurice said he had recieved many requests from people in Roscommon and Leitrim.
# turf-cutters - Monday 10 March, 2014
Two men charged with cutting turf on conservation areas have taken the action to prevent their criminal prosecution.
# turf-cutters - Thursday 10 October, 2013
Yesterday, Minister Jimmy Deenihan said that turf cutting declined by 45 per cent this year – but turf cutters dispute this.
# turf-cutters - Friday 10 May, 2013
Flanagan hit out at the minister following the appearance of two men in court yesterday charged in relation to alleged illegal turf cutting.
# turf-cutters - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
The Taoiseach tells the Dáil it’s not just Gardaí who are being asked to make a contribution to economic recovery.
# turf-cutters - Tuesday 26 February, 2013
Though over 2,600 applications have been received, turf cutters say the government has only addressed a small percentage of bog owners.
# turf-cutters - Thursday 9 August, 2012
Nine things to know this morning…
# turf-cutters - Thursday 21 June, 2012
An overnight stand-off at a bog in Galway ended today.
# turf-cutters - Thursday 5 April, 2012
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?
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.
# turf-cutters - Thursday 8 March, 2012
Thousands of people gathered outside the Dáil yesterday to demonstrate against the closure of raised bogs. Today, they welcomed yesterday’s Dáil motion in support of turf cutters.
# turf-cutters - Wednesday 7 March, 2012
Turf cutting is being banned in 53 raised bogs amid much protest. Inside the Dáil, a motion supporting turf cutters was passed after the government withdrew its amendment.
# turf-cutters - Friday 28 October, 2011
Turf cutters are being encouraged to reject the latest compensation offer from the Government, which is 10 tonnes of turf a year, or €1000 a year for 15 years.
# turf-cutters - Tuesday 11 October, 2011
Hundreds of turf cutters turned out in Tuam and Ballinasloe to voice their protestations against restrictions on turf cutting while the Taoiseach and Gay Mitchell were canvassing in the area.