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Rural government TDs to meet with Eamon Ryan over turf ban

Apr 26, 2022 07:04 By Shannonside News
Rural government TDs to meet with Eamon Ryan over turf ban Rural government TDs to meet with Eamon Ryan over turf ban
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Rural TDs across the divide are said to be angry at the Green's proposed Turf ban.

The Environment Minister will meet coalition colleagues later in a bid to ease tensions over a ban on the commercial sale of turf.

Rural Fianna Fail and Fine Gael TDs have been angered by the move, which's set to take effect in September.

Eamon Ryan has since indicated that communities of 500 people or less will be exempt from the ban.

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Fine Gael TD, Michael Ring, says he's "totally opposed" to the prospect:

 

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