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Department of Agriculture release new data on pesticide use

April 13th, 2018 New data from the Department of Agriculture reveals that 3,135 tonnes of pesticides were used in Ireland in 2016. Pesticide sprays include herbicides, fungicides, insecticides and other industrial chemicals. The 2016 data points to an increase of 14 tonnes on the previous …

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New study puts value of Dublin trees in the billions

April 13th, 2018 A new study has found that urban trees in the Irish capital led to higher house prices and may be worth up to €126 billion. The study by the National College of Ireland (NCI) measured the relationship between 20,000 housing properties sold …