Midlands Government TD States He Won't Support Ban On Sale Of Turf

The new measure has not been received well in rural Ireland.

One government TD in the midlands says he won't support any formal ban on selling turf.

The new measure to outlaw the distribution of turf from September has received huge backlash in rural Ireland.

The Environment Minister has re-iterated that, while the details have yet to be finalised, the ban will be go ahead.

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois-Offaly, Barry Cowen says he expects clarity on the matter following a meeting with Eamon Ryan next week:

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