Consultation Paper on Use of Peat in the Horticultural Industry published

Date Released: Monday, October 14, 2019

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has published a Key Issues consultation paper in relation to a Review of the use of Peat in the Horticultural Industry.

The paper is available to view and download online:

English: A Review of the Use of Peat In the Horticultural Industry

Gaeilge: Athbhreithniú Maidir Le hÚsáid Móna i dTionscal na Gairneoireachta

A hard copy of the paper may be requested from the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage (contact details below). Submissions on the paper will be accepted via email or standard post only to the following addresses:


National Peatlands Strategy Co-ordination Unit, 
Peatland Issues and Land Designation Section,
National Parks and Wildlife Service, 
Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage
90 King Street North, 
Dublin 7 D07 N7 CV

(Phone: 01 8883242)

Closing date for receipt of submissions is close of business on Monday 20 January 2020.