People Rely On Turf To Heat Their Homes - Sean Canney

Independent TD Sean Canney says the transition away from fossil fuels must be 'just'.

Irish officials are being encouraged to fight back against the so-called "heavy hand" of the European Commission when it comes to cutting turf.

A case is being sent forward to the European Courts of Justice after the commission claimed not enough is being done here to protect raised and blanket bogs.

Ireland has signed up to habitat directives which require us to stop the destruction of special areas of conservation.

Independent Galway East TD Sean Canney says a lot of people rely on turf to heat their homes and have no viable alternative:

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