Midlands TD Slams Government Peat Export Policy

CSO figures indicate that Irish exports of peat to Japan have surged 86% in the last 10 years.

Double standards are clearly at play if Ireland is exporting over 3,000 tonnes of peat to Japan, according to a midlands TD.

CSO figures indicate that Irish exports of peat to Japan have surged 86% in the last 10 years.

Nationally, a ban on the sale of turf in shops or online came into effect in November.

Laois Offaly TD Carol Nolan says the state is punishing people for using turf in Ireland while making money off it abroad:

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