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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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Red Status Fire Alert Until May 8 - May 02, 2017

Fire Danger Notice 08 of 2017  Issue date: 02 MAY 2017@1200hrs     Forest Fire Danger Rating Condition RED – Extreme Fire Risk  Take Immediate Action      Warning Effective From  1200hrs 04/05/2017  Effective Period Expires 1200hrs 08/05/2017  …


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Increase Forestry Reduce Suckler Numbers
Recently retired head of the Teagasc Crops, Environment…

Ash Dieback Confirmed in 384 Plantations Since 2012
Ash dieback is now rampant with confirmations in every…

New Felling Act 2014 is now Law.
DOYLE ANNOUNCES COMMENCEMENT OF FORESTRY ACT, 2014…