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# weedkiller - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

More than 17,000 litres of weedkiller sprayed onto Irish roads over two years
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# Weedkiller

More than 17,000 litres of weedkiller sprayed onto Irish roads over two years

Tue 4:33 PM 39,546 Views 53 Comments

The continued use of glyphosate products has been controversial as a result of lawsuits in the United States relating to its cancer-causing risk.

# weedkiller - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Bayer agrees to pay $10.9bn to settle Roundup weedkiller claims
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# Weedkiller

Bayer agrees to pay $10.9bn to settle Roundup weedkiller claims

Jun 24th 2020, 10:39 PM 40,449 Views 50 Comments

Bayer bought US firm and Roundup maker Monsanto for $63 billion in 2018.

# weedkiller - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Researchers call for Irish families to take part in study of controversial weedkiller
# Glyphosate
# Glyphosate

Researchers call for Irish families to take part in study of controversial weedkiller

Jul 27th 2019, 9:00 AM 24,570 Views 44 Comments

The Austrian government recently banned glyphosate products over fears that it could cause cancer.

# weedkiller - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Irish government says it will follow expert guidance after Austria approves ban of controversial weedkiller
# Glyphosate
# Glyphosate

Irish government says it will follow expert guidance after Austria approves ban of controversial weedkiller

Jul 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 97,226 Views 59 Comments

Austrian members of parliament earlier this week approved a total ban on glyphosate.

# weedkiller - Thursday 11 April, 2019

French court upholds guilty verdict against Monsanto over poisoning of farmer who used its weedkiller
# Lasso
# Lasso

French court upholds guilty verdict against Monsanto over poisoning of farmer who used its weedkiller

Apr 11th 2019, 10:42 PM 14,106 Views 11 Comments

This is the latest legal setback for the company over its controversial pesticides.

# weedkiller - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Man awarded $80 million after claiming weed killer caused his cancer
# Roundup
# Roundup

Man awarded $80 million after claiming weed killer caused his cancer

Mar 28th 2019, 9:44 AM 73,758 Views 33 Comments

A US jury found that the product lacked sufficient warnings of potential risk.

# weedkiller - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Dublin City Council to trial alternative to controversial Monsanto weedkiller in parks and on streets
# Glyphosate
# Glyphosate

Dublin City Council to trial alternative to controversial Monsanto weedkiller in parks and on streets

May 16th 2018, 2:08 PM 25,836 Views 66 Comments

A 2015 study by the World Health Organisation concluded that glyphosate was “probably carcinogenic” to humans.

# weedkiller - Friday 15 July, 2011

Enda Kenny announces 145 new jobs in green energy
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Enda Kenny announces 145 new jobs in green energy

Jul 15th 2011, 10:07 AM 565 Views 4 Comments

The positions will be created over the next three years at a Galway firm making small wind turbines for homes and farms.

# weedkiller - Monday 25 April, 2011

Fairyhouse scrambles to cover up anti-royal slogan burnt into turf
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Fairyhouse scrambles to cover up anti-royal slogan burnt into turf

Apr 25th 2011, 11:39 AM 2,615 Views 0 Comments

Grand National preparations are disrupted after a slogan protesting the Queen’s visit is burnt into turf at the finishing post.