Weather Forecast

October 15, 2018
Weather Forecast

Follow this LINK for Farming Weather Analysis and Forecast Today Dry and sunny for the rest of today. Maximum temperatures 12 to 14 degrees Celsius, in mostly light variable breezes. Tonight Tonight will remain dry in most areas with clear spells. Cloud will gradually increase from the Atlantic, bringing outbreaks of rain and drizzle to…

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HSA Forestry Safety Seminar

October 11, 2018
HSA Forestry Safety Seminar

Representing PAC Ireland, Tom Murphy attended the HSA Forestry Safety Seminar on 11th October, 2018 at Teagasc, Mellows Campus, Athenry Co. Galway.  Speaking after the event Tom complimented the organisers on an informative, interesting and diverse panel of speakers. Chaired by Pat Griffin, Senior Inspector with the HSA, the meeting started with a presentation from Gillian…

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IOSH Rural Industries – PAC Ireland

October 10, 2018
IOSH Rural Industries – PAC Ireland

Tom Murphy (PAC Ireland) was invited to lead discussions on how agricultural contractors can influence safety in agriculture at a recent IOSH event held at the Teagasc offices in Portlaoise.  After a presentation lively debate took place with participants gaining a greater insight into the role agricultural contractors play in the agricultural sector both currently…

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All island farm safety campaign under way

October 3, 2018
All island farm safety campaign under way

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) and the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) begin a fortnight long intensive farm inspection campaign on Monday 1st October with a focus on working safely at height.  Inspectors across the island will visit farms and ensure that farmers are carrying out work at height safely. They…

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Paddy Browne Appointed as new Chair of IASIS

October 3, 2018
Paddy Browne Appointed as new Chair of IASIS

PAC Ireland welcomes the appointment of Mr. Paddy Browne as new Chairman of the Irish Agricultural Supply Industry Standards (IASIS).  Until his retirement earlier this year Paddy was the Head of Crops, Environment and Land Use Programmes with Teagasc.  He succeeds the late Dr. Mark Lynch. Commenting on the appointment, Mr John Keogh, Director of…

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