Survey shows changing attitudes to pesticide use in Roscommon and Mayo

With mounting evidence of pesticide contamination of drinking water sources, damage to wider eco-systems and a biodiversity crisis, a National Federation of Group Water Schemes (NFGWS) survey suggests that most householders that currently use pesticides are prepared to rethink their use in order to protect the environment.

Read our full press release here.

Read our onsite article discussing the results of the survey here.

Catherine Finlay, Roscommon County Council, and Noel Carroll, general of manager of Mid-Roscommon GWS, at the launch of the ‘I’ve planted a tree and my garden is pesticide free’ initiative.