Planks stacked for transport

17 December 2013
'Knowing the best place to get help' by William Merivale   More...

17 December 2013
'We can build a solid economic future on wood' by William Merivale   More...

17 December 2013
'IFFPA goal to build relationships across the sector'    More...

17 December 2013
'Society organises field trips and lectures with ITGA'    More...

17 December 2013
'Protecting forest owners is at the heart of IFA's forestry section'    More...

17 December 2013
'Teagasc not only Talking the talk on all your issues'    More...

17 December 2013
'Federation's job to promote wood products and usage'    More...

17 December 2013
'FSC and PEFC offering a new certification choice'    More...

17 December 2013
'ProSilva plays important role to help implement clear-felling alternative within European agenda'    More...

11 December 2013
'Forest-based sector launches children's book during European Forest Week'    Press Release...

4 December 2013
'Action necessary on deer problem' by Esther Hayden   More...

3 December 2013
'Tipp family honoured for their contribution to forestry sector' by Caitriona Murphy   More...

3 December 2013
'Forestry group visits self-contained forestry operation in Kildare' by William Merivale   More...

28 November 2013
'Forestry software firm aiming for contract with multinational logger' by John Mulligan   More...

13 November 2013
'Chalara outbreak is a 'wake-up' call and needs an innovative response' by Joe Barry   More...

31 October 2013
'Celebrating Ireland’s national forests'  by Lisa Deeney  More...

29 October 2013
'Certification heats up Forestry debate' by William Merivale   More...

29 October 2013
'We can all do our bit to contain the impact of ash dieback disease' by Ann Fitzgerald   More...

24 October 2013
'Minister of State Hayes at the RDS/Forest Service Irish Forestry Awards 2013'    More...

17 October 2013
'Study shows: Just 227 tree species dominate Amazon landscape' by Mark Kinver   More...

15 October 2013
'High earner's tax restriction stunting growth of forestry' by William Merivale   More...

15 October 2013
'HAYES WELCOMES THE 2014 BUDGET PROVISION FOR FORESTRY, HORTICULTURE AND GREYHOUND SECTORS'    Press Release...

14 October 2013
'Concern over compulsory purchase of forestry in new laws' by Ciaran Moran   More...

10 October 2013
'Spread of dieback could reduce our €2.2bn forestry industry to ash' by Darragh McCullough   More...

8 October 2013
'Coillte to market Irish forests to film companies' by Fiona Reddan   More...

7 October 2013
'Ash tree survey finds deadly tree disease in 97 locations' by Michael Brennan   More...

7 October 2013
'Significant ash dieback find in Leitrim as outbreak spreads' by Lisa Deeney   More...

7 October 2013
'Department Update on Chalara Ash dieback'    Press Release...

1 October 2013
'Joe Barry: Delighted with thinning returns of Sitka spruce'   More...

24 September 2013
'It's easy to turn your back on woodland in the summer months - so now is an ideal time to inspect, assess progress and note anything untoward' by William Merivale   More...

20 September 2013
'European forest owners welcome new EU Forest Strategy'    CEPF Press Release...

3 September 2013
'Forestry bill fails to address the red tape already strangling the woodland sector' by William Merivale   More...

20 August 2013
'Forest pests have to be managed and controlled' by William Merivale   More...

20 August 2013
'Hen Harrier's protection status is hitting forestry opportunities' by Michael Sweeney   More...

20 August 2013
'More work needed to curb Ireland's deer population' by William Merivale   More...

20 August 2013
'Pine marten could hold key to checking rise of grey squirrel' by William Merivale   More...

13 August 2013
'Budget for a €2,500/ha reforestation cost after clearfelling mature forest' by William Merivale   More...

30 July 2013
'€10,000/ac for investors in 'sleeping giant' sector' by Caitriona Murphy   More...

30 July 2013
'Benefits of plantation thinning are clear to see' by Joe Barry   More...

23 July 2013
'Early intervention locks in long term timber profit' by William Merivale   More...

9 July 2013
'Management of mixed forestry brings whole new set of challenges to owners' by William Merivale   More...

25 June 2013
'Care in early years can help secure a plantation's future' by William Merivale   More...

19 June 2013
'Government shelves plan to sell Coillte harvesting rights' by Alison Healy   More...

19 June 2013
'Sale of harvesting rights abandoned'    More...

11 June 2013
'Join the fight against deadly ash dieback disease and help preserve Irish forestryw' by William Merivale   More...

9 June 2013
'Forestry is one Irish asset that can only grow' by Patrick Lawless   More...

5 June 2013
'New agriculture minister appointed'    More...

5 June 2013
'Government appoints Tom Hayes as new junior minister' by Fiach Kelly   More...

4 June 2013
'Ancient skills preserved at Forest Show' by Joe Barry   More...

21 May 2013
'If technology doesn't cut it, horses have a niche role to play in timber extraction' by William Merivale   More...

21 May 2013
'Miscanthus growers ploughing in energy crop' by Darragh McCullough    More...

14 May 2013
RDS launch 2013 Irish Forestry Awards Press Release...

9 May 2013
ITGA call for appointment of Minister for Forestry. See Press Release...

7 May 2013
'Forestry growers in need of a champion to challenge confusing stop-start initiatives' by Joe Barry   More...

6 May 2013
'Don't get ticked off this summer' by Eilish O'Regan   More...

3 May 2013
Minister Coveney issued Press Release asking farmers, forest owners, forest managers and the public to be alert to the risk of land and forest fires over the coming Bank Holiday weekend. See Press Release...

30 April 2013
'Strength in numbers for smaller holdings' by William Merivale   More...

30 April 2013
'Electrifying venue for two day forestry show in Laois'   More...

16 April 2013
'€28m forestry premiums due' by Sean Cummins   More...

6 April 2013
'Officials on high alert for more wildfires'    More...

5 April 2013
'Minister in forest fires warning'    More...

2 April 2013
'Prolonged wet weather means we should look at lighter machines' By Joe Barry   More...

26 March 2013
'Seeing the wood from the trees regarding Capital Gains Tax' By William Merivale   More...

12 March 2013
'Timber growers cautioned to protect wood stocks from 'thieves and rogues'' By Caitriona Murphy   More...

12 March 2013
'Evidence from home and abroad pours cold water on proposed Coillte sell-off' By William Merivale   More...

3 March 2013
'Taoiseach plants tree in memory of late Minister Shane McEntee' By Sarah Stack   More...

27 February 2013
'More ash tree killer disease cases found' By Treacy Hogan   More...

19 February 2013
'Woodland management plans vital for best transition from one owner to next' By William Merrivale   More...

19 February 2013
'First thinning is make-or-break time for forests so it pays to prepare with care' By William Merrivale   More...

19 February 2013
'Agroforestry: A unique pathway to securing a more sustainable future' By Grace Maher   More...

19 February 2013
'Calculating a stand's yield class' By William Merrivale   More...

19 February 2013
'Treemetrics takes forestry measurement to a new level' By William Merrivale   More...

12 February 2013
'Importance of certification is growing on woodland owners' By William Merrivale   More...

5 February 2013
'Younger farmers looking to woodland to provide them with a pension fund' By Caitriona Murphy   More...

29 January 2013
'Industry enjoys growth spurt as applications go up by 25pc in 9 months' By William Merrivale   More...

15 January 2013
'Timber growers' bible an essential on bookshelves of forest enthusiasts' By William Merrivale   More...

8 January 2013
'Quads offering efficient way to get work done' By Joe Barry   More...

5 January 2013
'In Brief: Coillte reports a rise in exports'    More...

21 December 2012
'Taoiseach in shock as Junior Minister Shane McEntee dies suddenly' By Fionnan Sheahan and Lyndsey Telford   More...

21 December 2012
'Minister of State Shane McEntee dies suddenly' By Mary Minihan and Kilian Doyle   More...

18 December 2012
'Cuts avoided but ash future is uncertain' By William Merrivale   More...

12 December 2012
'Coillte sales stir up grower fears' By William Merrivale   More...

5 December 2012
'Minister announces temporary suspension of Ash planting' Press Release   More...

27 November 2012
'our funding deserves to escape chop' By William Merrivale   More...

26 November 2012
'Christmas tree gangs stealing from nurseries'    More...

24 November 2012
'Coillte promises ash as hurlers fret over disease' By Aideen Sheehan   More...

23 November 2012
'Destruction of our native ash would be catastrophe' By Joe Barry   More...

17 November 2012
'Crash of the Ash - but this new invader is not the only one we have to fight'    More...

16 November 2012
'Ash dieback confirmed at five sites'    More...

10 November 2012
'Ash dieback: Northern Ireland woods checked for fungus'    More...

10 November 2012
'Ash Dieback legislation'    More...

10 November 2012
'Farewell to the ash trees: a mournful walk in the woods' By Michael McCarthy   More...

6 November 2012
'MCENTEE ANNOUNCES ENHANCED ASH WOOD BAN' Press Release   More...

31 October 2012
'NORTH/SOUTH MINISTERIAL DISCUSSES FURTHER COOPERATION ON CHALARA' Press Release   More...

28 October 2012
'Hurley suppliers facing disaster over ash disease' By Jerome Reilly   More...

25 October 2012
'McENTEE PRESENTS RDS/FOREST SERVICE IRISH FORESTRY AWARDS 2012' Press Release   More...

16 October 2012
'Country on red alert as Ash Dieback is identified in a Co Leitrim plantation' By William Merivale   More...

16 October 2012
'Rare ash tree disease found in Co Leitrim' By Caitriona Murphy   More...

13 October 2012
'Ash trees under threat as lethal bug found here' By Aideen Sheehan   More...

12 October 2012
'CHALARA DISEASE FOUND IN YOUNG ASH TREES' Press Release   More...

26 September 2012
'Imports of ash may be banned in bid to save trees from deadly fungus' By Rob Hastings in London   More...

25 September 2012
'Careful pruning can add value to stands of Sitka' By William Merivale   More...

25 September 2012
'Teagasc turn up the heat on uncontrolled burning'   by Caitriona Murphy More...

25 September 2012
'Teagasc to host demonstration of small-scale timber extraction'   by Caitriona Murphy More...

18 September 2012
'New forestry newsletter'    More...

11 September 2012
'Forestry sector hit by 20pc drop in planting rates'    More...

4 September 2012
'Why continuous cover has wealth of benefits for all' By William Merivale   More...

28 August 2012
'It works elsewhere so could continuous cover forestry help us here?' By William Merivale   More...

14 August 2012
'How much is your forest worth now?' By William Merivale   More...

7 August 2012
'Surprise return of Neighbourwood grant is welcome' By Joe Barry   More...

31 July 2012
'Cutting through the red tape to harvest 2,000t of Irish timber' By William Merivale   More...

17 July 2012
'Growing broadleaves remains a challenge for Irish forest owners' By William Merivale   More...

3 July 2012
'Look at ways to minimise tax bill hit on your forestry's pay-day' By William Merivale   More...

19 June 2012
'Carefully compile your plans to cut through complex world of woodland' By William Merivale   More...

5 June 2012
'Foresters should tell the wood from the Trees' By William Merivale   More...

22 May 2012
'Certify your foresty or risk losing business' By William Merivale   More...

15 May 2012
'Coveney says no Coillte sale before assets are valued' By Declan O'Brien   More...

8 May 2012
'Insist on contract before starting' By William Merivale   More...

8 May 2012
'Turning thinnings into cash' By William Merivale   More...

8 May 2012
'Know when your forest is ready for its first thinning' By William Merivale   More...

1 May 2012
'Whole tree harvesting ups output' By William Merivale   More...

24 April 2012
'Time to cash in by harvesting hurley butts' By Joe Barry   More...

17 April 2012
'Pay attention to young plantations now to maximise your future crop' By William Merivale   More...

10 April 2012
'Common sense is needed over care of the countryside' By Joe Barry   More...

3 April 2012
'Knowledge of thinnings will pay off' By William Merivale   More...

3 April 2012
'€58.5m forestry payments due'    More...

31 March 2012
'Public urged to be careful after gorse fires cost €3.4m damage in one year' By Louise Hogan   More...

30 March 2012
'Fire breaks out at Sugar Loaf Mountain' By Anne Lucey   More...

27 March 2012
'Stop the greys' western march' By Joe Barry   More...

27 March 2012
''Talking Timber' attract over 500 forest owners' - Press Release   More...

20 March 2012
'No time to burn in tackling the danger posed by forest fires' By William Merivale   More...

6 March 2012
'Blueprint set for success in bio-diversity' By Joe Barry   More...

2 March 2012
'The Future's Looking Greener in Ireland' - PEFC International announce the endorsement of the Ireland Scheme for Sustainable Forest Management   More...

23 February 2012
'Squirrel Survey - get involved!' - Press Release   More...

25 January 2012
'MCENTEE ANNOUNCES RE-OPENING OF BROADLEAF THINNING SCHEME' - Press Release   More...

25 January 2012
'MCENTEE ANNOUNCES IMMEDIATE OPENING OF FOREST ROADS (GRANT) SCHEME' - Press Release   More...

9 January 2012
'Strong growth in Irish forestry'    More...

3 January 2012
'Suspension of thinning scheme is a terrible call' By Joe Barry   More...

3 January 2012
'Bark beetle imports a wake-up call for sector - IFA" By Declan O'Brien   More...

31 December 2011
'Sale of harvesting rights to Coillte forests an option - Coveney" By Matt Dempsey   More...

5 December 2011
'State investment in private forestry set to pay dividends' - Press Release   More...

21 November 2011
Imperative Energy Limited has won the 'Best in BioEnergy' award at the 2011 Global Cleantech Awards   More...

1 November 2011
'Money grows on trees - if you plant the right seeds' By Joe Barry   More...

1 November 2011
'Wood fuel production' By Joe Barry   More...

25 October 2011
'Erecting well-made fences will save you a fortune long term' By Joe Barry   More...

18 October 2011
'RDS-FOREST SERVICE IRISH FORESTRY AWARD WINNERS 2011'   More...

11 October 2011
'A woodland haven in Tipp with 40,000 plant species' By Joe Barry   More...

20 September 2011
'Foresters need clearer advice on how to thin our woodlands' By Joe Barry   More...

20 September 2011
'Threat of cuts puts planting plans on hold' Caitriona Murphy   More...

6 September 2011
'Firewood in demand but it's a tough business to get right' By Joe Barry   More...

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