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Dublin, Ireland
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Troubling thoughts, food security and serious challenges ahead – Stiofán Nutty

As I write rain is falling here in Fingal. 8.2mm has fallen in the past 4 hours. The first significant rain that we’ve had...
Spraying pesticides in the field.

Pesticides in food: latest figures remain steady | European Food Safety Authority

Europeans continue to eat food that is largely free of pesticide residues or which contains levels of residues within legal limits, the latest monitoring...

How to get rid of Mealy Cabbage Aphids on your Greens without Chemicals –...

Mealy Cabbage Aphids on Brassica Crops There are a vast array of aphids in the natural world. We usually think of greenfly on our roses...
The hanging gardens of London

The hanging gardens of London – Bord Bia

Gill Higgins, Origin Green Ambassador, London The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has a vision for making London a better place to live and visit....
Food Glorious Food at Bord Bia's Bloom

Food Glorious Food at Bord Bia’s Bloom

When a festival or event is run by Bord Bia, you can be guaranteed a good food and drink experience and Bloom is no...
PlantTrees

Planting Trees & Bulbs with Balbriggan ‘Tidy Towns’ Folk & Local Students – Trevor...

Planting cherry trees with David and Andrew from Balbriggan Community College and the local 'Tidy Towns' volunteers. With the threat looming of...
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The Banana does for Uganda What the Potato did for Ireland

        A ‘matooke’ (banana)seller in Masaka, the 10th largest city in Uganda,with his...
Bee

Hives Need Feeding as Mild Weather is Causing Bees to Fly but Few Plants...

The weather was an unusually warm 10 – 14 c. In ways the mild weather is welcome for doing the outdoor jobs...
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William Hill Offer 5/1 on there being A Hosepipe Ban in 2013

I'm sitting at my desk looking out into a light mist but with bright blue sky evident above. It's rather weird because we've...

O’Neill Sadness at Death of Minister McEntee

Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Michelle O'Neill has expressed sadness at the sudden death of Fine Gael Minister of State Shane McEntee. Minister of...