She was responding to the latest Climate Action Bill being described as "ideological lunacy".
The Rural Independent Group of TDs would have Laois and Offaly living in the dark ages, according to the Junior Minister for Agriculture.
Pippa Hackett was responding to comments made by Deputy Carol Nolan, who described the latest Climate Action Bill introduced by the government as "ideological lunacy".
It's been suggested that the policies being brought in will bring an end to small scale farming in Ireland.
The Offaly Green Party Senator disagrees: