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# factory-farm - Saturday 9 July, 2022

The Explainer x Noteworthy: Is Ireland a dumping ground for poultry manure?
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The Explainer x Noteworthy: Is Ireland a dumping ground for poultry manure?

Jul 9th 2022, 9:30 AM 3,628 Views 0 Comments

Noteworthy’s Niall Sargent and journalist Ella McSweeney tell Susan Daly about concerns over the cross-border poultry manure trade.

# factory-farm - Friday 8 July, 2022

Deaths of at least 80 cows in last decade linked to spreading of poultry manure
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Deaths of at least 80 cows in last decade linked to spreading of poultry manure

Jul 8th 2022, 12:05 AM 14,154 Views 10 Comments
  • 16 farms inspected in last decade over concerns with poor spreading of poultry litter, Noteworthy reveals
  • In the most impactful case, 19 dairy cows died across two farms from botulism linked to litter spreading
  • Difficult for authorities to identify farms of origin of the litter for inspection or further action

# factory-farm - Thursday 7 July, 2022

'Canary in the coal mine': Protected nature areas under pressure from poultry farming
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'Canary in the coal mine': Protected nature areas under pressure from poultry farming

Jul 7th 2022, 6:30 AM 9,346 Views 5 Comments

Cross-border investigation reveals serious environmental and air quality concerns from ammonia produced by the rapidly expanding poultry industry on the island of Ireland.

# factory-farm - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

'Potential fraud' in poultry farm planning applications investigated in the North
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'Potential fraud' in poultry farm planning applications investigated in the North

Jul 6th 2022, 12:05 AM 16,525 Views 15 Comments
  • Falsified or altered Teagasc letters used in 23 poultry farm planning cases in the North, Noteworthy reveals
  • Both national and local authorities in the North are currently investigating the issue
  • Several cases of dumping of poultry litter discovered in Northern Ireland since 2015
Suspected false documents and illegal dumping: the murky world of poultry manure
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Suspected false documents and illegal dumping: the murky world of poultry manure

Jul 6th 2022, 12:01 AM 13,870 Views 7 Comments

Noteworthy reveals serious concerns over authenticity of files used in some poultry farm planning cases in the North and where the manure is going.

# factory-farm - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Explosion in poultry farming in Border region poses air pollution threat
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Explosion in poultry farming in Border region poses air pollution threat

Sep 8th 2021, 12:01 AM 29,989 Views 23 Comments
  • There are an estimated 18.5 million farmed chickens in Monaghan producing ammonia-laden manure.
  • Report, seen by Noteworthy's Niall Sargent, warns of "direct and indirect negative impacts on the environment locally".
  • Soil, water and air pollution an increasing concern.