Abbeyleix Bog to receive €75,000 funding boost
Rachel Donovan
Some 103ha of Abbeyleix Bog was conserved and restored in 2009 in a community-led effort.
9 July 2022 News
National forest estate expands to almost 12% of total land area
Minister of State with responsibility for Forestry at the Department of Agriculture Pippa Hackett has announced the publication of the annual forest statistics.
Grants for tree planting on NI farmland
Two grants for establishing woodland are open for applications in Northern Ireland. Peter McCann reports.
Forestry grant schemes re-open in NI
The Forests For Our Future programme aims to create 9,000ha of new woodland in Northern Ireland by 2030.
15 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Sustainability the theme at RDS awards
RDS awards make a welcome return as top forestry prizes go to Wicklow, Down and Cavan, with excellent projects in Laois, Clare, Cork and Meath running them close.
18 May 2022 Forestry
Editorial: change needed if forestry potential is to be harnessed
The forestry sector offers the potential to significantly increase income on Irish farms but we have been missing afforestation targets for years.
11 May 2022 Editorial
‘Deliberative dialogue’ on forestry strategy set for 10 and 14 May
The event will aid the development of a new strategy for how Ireland plants and manages trees for a generation to come, says Minister Pippa Hackett.
6 May 2022 Forestry
Forestry group explores legal action over ash dieback
The disease is now prevalent throughout the country and is likely to cause the death of the vast majority of Irish ash trees over the next two decades.
13 April 2022 News
Department launches public consultation survey on forestry policy
Farmers and the public can now give their views on the future of forestry through the Department of Agriculture’s survey.
16 March 2022 News
Changes to native woodland schemes
Circular amends planting mixtures of indigenous tree species for the current planting. Donal Magner reports.
9 March 2022 Forestry
Public wants more woodland creation - forestry survey
Some 1,012 people were involved in the forestry attitudes survey.
3 March 2022 News
Average price of estate purchases up 87% at Savills
The average estate sold for £8.8m which was a rise of 87% on the year at Savills.
2 March 2022 Scotland