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Nollaig Shona - December 24, 2017

Happy Christmas to all our customers and friends and thanks for your continued support in 2017. We are now closed untiil 2/1/2018.

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Increase Forestry Reduce Suckler Numbers - December 05, 2017

Recently retired head of the Teagasc Crops, Environment and Land Use Programme Paddy Browne has advocated a reduction in the National Suckler Herd in favour of planting the same lands with trees.   Browne continued: “To me that’s the biggest issue at the moment. There’s no…

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Ash Dieback Confirmed in 384 Plantations Since 2012 - August 28, 2017

Ash dieback is now rampant with confirmations in every county since it was first discovered in 2012 in Leitrim.  To date 384 forest plantations have been affected and between January and July this year 62 new cases were recorded. Source: Forest Service  

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New Felling Act 2014 is now Law. - May 29, 2017

DOYLE ANNOUNCES COMMENCEMENT OF FORESTRY ACT, 2014 Andrew Doyle, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for Forestry, today announced the commencement of the Forestry Act 2014, which came into effect on Wednesday, 24th May 2017. New forestry regulations,…

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Spruce Bark Beetle discovered in UK
Forestry Commission act on tree pest detected in Kent…

Minister Announces Major Ash Dieback Review.
Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture…

New Improved Grant and Premiums after Mid-Term Review
  Government Approves New Measures for Irish Forestry…