crow banger

Complaints aplenty but no specific noise control legislation for ‘crow bangers’

Source: Irish Examiner Farmers, for over 50 years, have been using bird pest control measures but no specific national legislation exists in relation to noise containment for instruments such as ‘crow bangers’ or 'crop bangers', writes Anne Lucey. A file image of a propane style gas gun bird scarer also known as a crop or crow [...]

By |2018-12-05T20:36:28+00:00December 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Complaints aplenty but no specific noise control legislation for ‘crow bangers’

Kerry farmer jailed for five years for manslaughter

A Kerry farmer has been jailed for five years for the "gruesome" and "horrific" killing of another farmer with a piece of farm machinery last year. 63-year-old Michael Ferris, of Rattoo, Ballyduff in Co Kerry, was found guilty by a jury in October of the manslaughter of 73-year-old Anthony O'Mahony in a row about a [...]

By |2018-12-03T18:15:13+00:00December 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Kerry farmer jailed for five years for manslaughter