Day to Day Diary

FIE seeks to have the Senate elections moved from just after the Dail elections to prevent it being used by the Government of the day as a sinecure for failed candidates in the General Election. Read our submission.
FIE seeks to have the Senate elections moved from just after the Dail elections to prevent it being used by the Government of the day as a sinecure for failed candidates in the General Election. Read our submission.
Ireland's disastrous forestry policy relies on poor quality fast growing conifer plantations with all the environmental and social damage that has caused other countries to end their policies. Read FIE's FNN - The Forest Network Newsletter that is the only source of debate about forestry in Ireland.
Ireland's disastrous forestry policy relies on poor quality fast growing conifer plantations with all the environmental and social damage that has caused other countries to end their policies. Read FIE's FNN - The Forest Network Newsletter that is the only source of debate about forestry in Ireland.
to recommend that the principle of sustainable development be enshrined in the Irish Constitution. FIE is also seeking to have the Constitution incorporate a distinction between goods and chattels, which are created property, and land and other forms of non created property. Its submission also calls for specific rights of shelter and of access to the countryside. Finally, FIE's submission supports the view that property rights should be limited to natural persons, calling this an 'essential distinction'. 'Legal fictions, as neither human beings nor citizens, are not entitled to the rights of citizens or human beings', our submission concludes. Press Release.
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to recommend that the principle of sustainable development be enshrined in the Irish Constitution. FIE is also seeking to have the Constitution incorporate a distinction between goods and chattels, which are created property, and land and other forms of non created property. Its submission also calls for specific rights of shelter and of access to the countryside. Finally, FIE's submission supports the view that property rights should be limited to natural persons, calling this an 'essential distinction'. 'Legal fictions, as neither human beings nor citizens, are not entitled to the rights of citizens or human beings', our submission concludes. Press Release.
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and sustainable development of the aquaculture industry as a result of unlicensed and inadequately assessed aquaculture projects involving introduced species such as seahorses
As Seahorse Ireland, located in Carna, County Galway at the Martin Ryan Institute of University College Galway wins a Coca-Cola award, FIE confirms that, unknown to the Minister, the company has been importing and selling sea horses world wide without any aqauculture licence, effluent discharge license, or environmental impact study. Further notification is required to CITES, who have informed us that Ireland has made no such application. Disease and genetic contamination are two immediate dangers - will we end up with a 'Frankenstein Seahorse'? Visit our Marine Working Group site for the full story…

and sustainable development of the aquaculture industry as a result of unlicensed and inadequately assessed aquaculture projects involving introduced species such as seahorses
As Seahorse Ireland, located in Carna, County Galway at the Martin Ryan Institute of University College Galway wins a Coca-Cola award, FIE confirms that, unknown to the Minister, the company has been importing and selling sea horses world wide without any aqauculture licence, effluent discharge license, or environmental impact study. Further notification is required to CITES, who have informed us that Ireland has made no such application. Disease and genetic contamination are two immediate dangers - will we end up with a 'Frankenstein Seahorse'? Visit our Marine Working Group site for the full story…
as part of the campaign against designations under the Bird Directive, FIE calls on the IFA National President John Dillon to condemn the killing. Press ReleaseThe best Dillon could do was to say he 'does not condone' the killing.
as part of the campaign against designations under the Bird Directive, FIE calls on the IFA National President John Dillon to condemn the killing. Press ReleaseThe best Dillon could do was to say he 'does not condone' the killing.