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IFA Working With Bord Na Móna On Bog Rewetting Project

They're looking to ensure farms aren't damaged by the process.

The Irish Farmers' Association says it's working with Bord na Móna to ensure farms aren't damaged by the rewetting of bogs.

The semi-state company is turning its peatland into carbon sinks as part of the Just Transition process.

IFA President, Toomevara's Tim Cullinan says they've received assurances that a main drain will be dug around the perimeter of bogs to allow for drainage from nearby farms to continue.

Mr. Cullinan says we must deal with climate change, but alternative income for those affected by decarbonisation must be provided:

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