first_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Twitter Mc Hugh wants farm diesel exempted from new carbon tax Google+ By News Highland – April 30, 2010 WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic News Google+center_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp The government is being urged to rethink its carbon taxes which come into effect tomorrow morning, the First of May.Donegal North East TD Joe McHugh is particularly anxious that the tax on farm diesel be dropped.He says the tax is being introduced at the beginning of the summer, when farm machinery is busiest, and while all sectors are facing extra charges, farmers have already suffered disproportionately as a result of the recession.Deputy Mc Hugh says other countries have recognised the plight of farmers, and ireland should take their lead………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/joe830.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Previous articleKeavney wants to meet IDA and other agencies in InishowenNext articleGAA – All Ireland U21 Final Preview Part 3 News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitterlast_img read more