Leitrim a National Sacrifice Zone for Sitka Spruce

Following her recent meetings with community representatives to discuss problems associated with excessive afforestation in CO. Leitrim, Marian met with representatives of the Irish Natura & Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) in...[more]

Forestry Threatens to Decimate Leitrim Communities

Existing government policy, related to forestry, will decimate the social fabric of Co. Leitrim and requires an immediate and effective response from those who believe that trees should not replace population in the coming decade.[more]

81% of MEPs back agreement between EU and UK

Yesterday in the European Parliament, 81% of MEPs voted to support the agreement reached last week between Theresa May and the European Commission.[more]

Mercy College ‘Always ahead of the Curve’

Marian returned to her former school, Mercy College Sligo, in which she taught for many years where she held a dialogue with Transition Year students and addressed the school body at the launch of Aonad Loch Gile, the new...[more]

Ray of hope for Forgotten Farmers in CAP Proposals

In his proposal for the new CAP, Commissioner Phil Hogan has spoken of the need for flexibility so that Member States can design special schemes to cater to the needs of all young farmers and this, I believe, will allow Ireland...[more]