Planks stacked for transport

30 December 2016
'All you need to know about the latest forestry grants available'     More...

29 December 2016
'Facts and figures: Are beef and sheep farmers better off planting forestry in their land?'   by Ciaran Moran  More...

16 December 2016
'Scientists share €28m in agri-food and forestry funding'   by Joe Dermody  More...

15 December 2016
'Concern in Cavan as 53% of forestry is being planted by non farmers'   by Ciaran Moran  More...

15 December 2016
'Low prices forcing beef farmers to switch grazing land to forestry'   by Declan O'Brien  More...

11 December 2016
'Increasing numbers of city-based people seeking to buy forestry'   by Joe Barry  More...

10 December 2016
'Forestry returns have the potential to enhance farm financial fitness'   by Amy Forde  More...

7 December 2016
'UK forestry company targets Irish growers'   by Ciaran Moran  More...

5 December 2016
'The value of broadleaves goes far beyond hard cash'   by Joe Barry  More...

1 December 2016
'How forestry pays dividends in both the long and short term'   by Diarmuid Cohalan   More...

28 November 2016
'Doyle Welcomes Initiative to Facititate Forest Certification'   - Press Release  More...

22 November 2016
'Requirements for new forestry plantations are too strict and lack flexibility - IFA'   by Darragh McCullough  More...

21 November 2016
'Ireland is losing its battle to save ash trees from killer fungus'   by Ciaran Moran  More...

19 November 2016
'Taking the broader view when it comes to trees...'   by Joe Barry  More...

19 November 2016
'Demand for timber is exceeding supply so forestry is worth a look'     More...

17 November 2016
'IFA say afforestation environmental measures too stringent'   by Aaron Moran  More...

13 November 2016
'Talking Hardwoods' at Teagasc Forestry Development'     More...

12 November 2016
'Monumental task of replanting forests on 'landscape-scale''   by Paddy Woodworth   More...

31 October 2016
'Private nursery sector reaping the rewards of long-term birch research'   by Steven Meyen  More...

19 October 2016
'Minister Doyle Launches Timber Forecast and GIS Portal'   - Press Release  More...

28 September 2016
'Talking timber at marketing events around Ireland'   by Steven Meyen  More...

13 September 2016
'Forest ire - big businesses at loggerheads with farmers in Leitrim'   by Claire Mc Cormack  More...

12 September 2016
'Ireland could face €5.5bn climate bill by 2030, says expert'   by Eoin Burke-Kennedy  More...

10 September 2016
'Getting the most from your forest'   by Tom Houlihan  More...

6 September 2016
'Financial aid plan for forests damaged by 2013-14 storms'   by Eoghan MacConnell  More...

3 September 2016
'Uncontrolled gorse can be a problem'   by Myles Buchanan  More...

1 September 2016
'Small scale forestry now a real option'   by Kieran Coughlan  More...

31 August 2016
'Thinning to fatten profits'   by Steven Meyen  More...

31 August 2016
'Valuable opportunity to talk timber and all things forestry'     More...

30 August 2016
'Cull should be the 'last resort' says Wildlife Trust'     More...

25 August 2016
'IFA warns farmers not to undervalue timber crop, potential earnings of €25,000 hectare at clearfell' - Press Release    More...

23 August 2016
''He killed her chicken and bit her, she had to get a tetanus shot' - Residents say once-rare pine martens are 'out of control'' by Claire McCormack    More...

20 August 2016
'Invasive aliens have potential to cause serious damage' by Jim Hurley    More...

17 August 2016
'Disgruntled forestry critics barking up the wrong tree' by Joe Barry    More...

11 August 2016
'News Q&A: New land use, forestry climate commitment' by Stephen Cadogan    More...

6 August 2016
'The many benefits of planting trees' by Paddy Woodworth    More...

2 August 2016
'Strategy to plant 7,000 acres of native trees' by Allison Bray    More...

27 July 2016
'Farmers, fishermen and forestry staff have longest working weeks'     More...

27 July 2016
'Root and branch challenges for forestry sector' by Steven Meyen    More...

27 July 2016
'Learning from the UK experience' by Steven Meyen    More...

27 July 2016
'Teagasc forestry show heads for Tullamore'     More...

17 July 2016
'Native woodlands strategy aims for 7,000 acres of new trees'     More...

13 July 2016
'Minister urged to take heat out of forestry issue in Leitrim' by Marese McDonagh    More...

13 July 2016
'Opportunity knocks for forestry sector' by Paddy Bruton    More...

12 July 2016
'Vulture funds 'wiping out communities'' by Claire McCormack    More...

11 July 2016
'Forestry: Money really does grow on trees' by Ray Ryan    More...

4 July 2016
'Move into forestry casting a shadow across Leitrim' by Marese McDonagh    More...

30 June 2016
'Doyle Stresses Importance of Forest Certification' - Press Release    More...

29 June 2016
'Brexit could halt climate change deal'     More...

28 June 2016
'Forestry leaders gather to discuss certification'     More...

23 June 2016
'Minister must act now on the 30% drop in forestry planting rates' by Diarmuid Cohalan     More...

22 June 2016
'Trying to boost forestry is a hard sell beyond the Garden County' by John Downing     More...

21 June 2016
'Swapping the cows for trees' by Steven Meyen     More...

15 June 2016
'Bureaucracy is crippling forestry sector's potential' by Joe Barry     More...

26 May 2016
'State forestry agency Coillte sees profits soar to €47m' by Donal O'Donovan     More...

18 May 2016
'Challenge to meet forestry targets' by Jim O'Brien     More...

18 May 2016
'Countryside looks its best and landscape comes to life in sun' by Joe Barry     More...

18 May 2016
'Market uncertainties drive down appetite for land'     More...

17 May 2016
'SCSI/Teagasc Report Land Market Review and Outlook 2016 Highlights Regional Divergence' - Press Release     More...

11 May 2016
'Hot topic - illegal burning on land could send you to prison' by Theresa Murphy     More...

4 May 2016
'How forestry could help tackle our flooding issues' by Ann Fitzgerald     More...

27 April 2016
'Time to go thin on top'    More...

27 April 2016
'Spring priorities for forestry management' by Steven Meyen    More...

27 April 2016
'Forestry: Burning issues - how to tackle the threat of wildfires'     More...

12 April 2016
'Forestry: Take control in the early years' by Steven Meyen    More...

12 April 2016
'Restrictions blamed for forestry slump' by Louise Hogan    More...

1 April 2016
'Being hard-headed on softwood forests' by Stuart Goodall    More...

23 March 2016
'Timber volumes to double by 2035: COFORD' by Steven Meyen    More...

23 March 2016
'Back to basics on forestry' by Steven Meyen    More...

23 March 2016
'Climate change and the weevil in our midst' by Joe Barry    More...

23 March 2016
'Ash tree set for extinction in Europe' by Claire Marshall    More...

19 March 2016
'Planting trees is good for the environment, right?' by Paddy Woodworth    More...

17 March 2016
'News Q&A: Forestry advice must be tailored to individual case' by Frances McHugh    More...

16 March 2016
'Intelligent land use is a win-win situation' by Joe Barry    More...

9 March 2016
'I hear about farmers working at 10 at night and I just don't get it' by Ken Whelan    More...

8 March 2016
'Forestry fine flawed says Ombudsman' by Darragh McCullough    More...

2 March 2016
'Department sought repayment of €25,000 from flooded farmer' by Shane Phelan    More...

25 February 2016
'Ireland can be a leader in the new bioeconomy' by Orla Feely    More...

24 February 2016
'Economic view: Potential of bioenergy not exploited' by Alan Matthews    More...

17 February 2016
'Rich pickings - large forestry portfolio in Kerry' by Jim O'Brien    More...

16 February 2016
'Farmer writes: separating the wood from the trees' - Farmers Journal    More...

4 February 2016
'HAYES LAUNCHES FOREST NEIGHBOURWOOD SCHEME 2016' - Press Release    More...

4 February 2016
'Bioenergy area 'could create 3,000 Irish jobs'' by Paul Melia    More...

3 February 2016
'Sorting the wood from the trees' by Steven Meyen    More...

3 February 2016
'New system will assess suitability of marginal land for plantations'     More...

1 February 2016
'Hayes called on to refund farmers over ‘incorrectly recouped’ forestry payments' by Jamie Ball     More...

27 January 2016
'Growth potential - investing in forestry' by Paddy Bruton     More...

27 January 2016
'Forestry is one of the best investments I ever made' by Joe Barry     More...

21 January 2016
'€50m fund bid to invest in Irish forestry assets' by Colm Kelpie     More...

20 January 2016
'Forestry proposal for 1.8m hectares of marginal land' by Louise Hogan     More...

18 January 2016
'Find out how to improve your farm income and more at Teagasc forestry clinics' by Amy Forde     More...

15 January 2016
'Report says over 2.5m acres of land better suited to forestry than agriculture' by Amy Forde     More...

14 January 2016
'Minister Hayes Launches 'Land Availability for Afforestation - Exploring Opportunities for Expanding Ireland's Forest Resource'' - Press Release     More...

13 January 2016
'The Environmental Pillar publishes series of 20 measures to tackle flooding'     More...

13 January 2016
'Strong interest in 2014-2020 forestry grants programme'     More...

13 January 2016
'Teagasc roll out forestry clinics' by Steven Meyen    More...

6 January 2016
'Potential of agroforestry can no longer be ignored' by Grace Maher    More...

5 January 2016
'Teagasc to offer forestry career advisory sessions'     More...

16 December 2015
'Viewpoint: It's time for us farmers to get real about climate change' by Darragh McCullough    More...

16 December 2015
'Farming and forestry combined - Agroforestry is well worth looking at as an alternative approach to farming' by Steven Meyen    More...

16 December 2015
'Agroforestry financial incentives'     More...

16 December 2015
'Crossborder research on high value timber crops'     More...

15 December 2015
'Forestry investment blossoming in face of data dearth' by Jamie Ball    More...

8 December 2015
'Fir trees the most sought after at Christmas time' by Jim Hurley    More...

6 December 2015
'Forestry sales notch up Scottish record' by David Hellier    More...

3 December 2015
'Forestry's vital role in improving the carbon footprint of farming' by Oliver Moore    More...

3 December 2015
'Bhutan has 'most ambitious pledge' at the Paris climate summit' by Arthur Neslen    More...

3 December 2015
'Boeing may convert forestry waste into biofuel' by Aaron Heinrich    More...

27 November 2015
'Paris climate change conference to highlight forestry role'     More...

25 November 2015
'Forestry key to carbon targets' by Louise Hogan    More...

25 November 2015
'My days of hunting cattle and calving sucklers are over' by Ken Whelan    More...

19 November 2015
'Number of trees with ash dieback disease up two-thirds in 2015' by Sorcha Pollak    More...

19 November 2015
'Cantillon: Are part-time beef farmers the true villians of climate change?'     More...

17 November 2015
'The Environmental Pillar eco group seeks forestry task force for native tree integration'     More...

11 November 2015
'Who are the Western Forestry Co-op & ITGA?'     More...

11 November 2015
'Forestry owners work together to reap benefits' by Steven Meyen    More...

11 November 2015
'Forest valued at €22,000/ha'     More...

11 November 2015
'Pulp it up: Drumod's pulp sold to Leitrim success story Masonite'     More...

4 November 2015
'Ancient and modern marvels by the Shannon' by Joe Barry     More...

28 October 2015
'Hen harrier compensation package gets a cautious welcome' by Ken Whelan     More...

24 October 2015
'New illness spread by ticks found similar to Lyme disease' by David Millward and Patrick Sawer     More...

21 October 2015
'Ash disease is gaining ground nationwide' by Jamie Ball     More...

21 October 2015
'Versatile tractors for all terrains' by Chris McCullough     More...

19 October 2015
'Forestry sector responds positively to clear-felling tax break' by Joe Dermody     More...

14 October 2015
'What farmers need to know after Budget 2016 revealed' by Darragh McCullough     More...

14 October 2015
'Get financially fitter with forestry' by Michael Somers     More...

14 October 2015
'The Government's biomass strategy is flawed' by Jimmy Burke     More...

13 October 2015
'Hayes Welcomes Increased Funding for Forestry, Horticulture, Organics and Greyhound Sectors in Budget 2016' -Press Release   More...

7 October 2015
'Planting grant increased in new €125m forestry scheme' by Louise Hogan    More...

7 October 2015
'Replanting is the priority now to ensure your forest grows evenly' by Steven Meyen    More...

7 October 2015
'Kerry-based project is tackling the scourge of Japanese knotweed' by Steven Meyen    More...

6 October 2015
'Capital Investment Plan 2016-2021: The main points'     More...

5 October 2015
'Commission outlines multiannual plan for EU Forest Strategy' - Press Release    More...

30 September 2015
''Colossal' demand for forestry land' by Michael Cogley    More...

16 September 2015
'Budget windfall for forestry as 'unfair' tax regime to go' by Philip Ryan    More...

16 September 2015
'Roundwood central to future forestry success'     More...

16 September 2015
'Timber production is set to double' by Steven Meyen     More...

2 September 2015
'Number of trees 'halved' since dawn of human civilisation'    More...

2 September 2015
'Talking timber events'     More...

2 September 2015
'The handy ready reckoner for thinning your plantation' by Steven Meyen    More...

20 August 2015
'Forestry is climate-smarter and more profitable than beef' by Eamonn Pitts    More...

19 August 2015
'Roads crisis sparks calls for farmers to help fund repairs' by Darragh McCullough and Niall O'Connor    More...

19 August 2015
'Thinning the crop to fatten your profits' by Steven Meyen    More...

9 August 2015
'Journey's end for a tree cat' by Joe Kennedy    More...

5 August 2015
'How to minimise chainsaw risks' by Steven Meyen    More...

5 August 2015
'Priority jobs in young forests over the summer'    More...

5 August 2015
'Californians under siege from huge bush blazes' by Rachael Alexander    More...

4 August 2015
'Coillte - A National Asset' Opinion piece     More...

31 July 2015
'Coillte eyes tourism and energy projects for future growth' by Mark Paul    More...

30 July 2015
'Forestry group Coillte profits increased 46% in 2014' by Colin Gleeson    More...

15 July 2015
'Time to consider your options' by Steven Meyen    More...

15 July 2015
'Ireland falling far short of afforestration targets' by Louise Hogan    More...

8 July 2015
'A trip to Wexford sent me travelling down memory lane' by Joe Barry    More...

17 June 2015
'Good record keeping can make all the difference' by Steven Meyen    More...

5 June 2015
'Ireland would profit from opting out of beef, says expert' by Eoin Burke-Kennedy    More...

3 June 2015
'Forestry: Shape up for quality timber' by Steven Meyen    More...

28 May 2015
'12 categories in new forestry grant and premium scheme'     More...

24 May 2015
'500,000 acres devalued by hen harrier diktat' by Allison Bray    More...

21 May 2015
'Dair Ghaelach, a whiskey that's truly rooted in Ireland' by John Wilson    More...

13 May 2015
'New categories plus a €10,000 prize fund for Irish Forestry Awards' by Declan O'Brien    More...

13 May 2015
'Make the most of thinnings says IFA' by Declan O'Brien    More...

13 May 2015
'Renewables investment has 'ground to a halt'' by Declan O'Brien    More...

11 May 2015
'Forestry Show opened by Minister Tom Hayes' - Irish Farmers Monthly    More...

11 May 2015
'Hayes Opens 'Timber 2015' Forestry Show' - Press Release    More...

9 May 2015
'Laws on burning must be enforced' by Myles Buchanan    More...

9 May 2015
'Laws must be enforced to keep fires in check' by Myles Buchanan    More...

6 May 2015
'The spring cleaning has revealed mixed fortunes in our woods' by Joe Barry    More...

29 April 2015
'Gorse fires destroy up to 5,000ha' by Ken Whelan    More...

29 April 2015
'Ash dieback affects 700 hectares of forestry'     More...

25 April 2015
'Illegal gorse fires continue to rage across the county' by Donal Nolan    More...

22 April 2015
'New app will help stop spread of Ash Dieback'     More...

22 April 2015
'We need to make more of alternative forestry enterprises' by Joe Barry    More...

11 April 2015
'Champion of the development of Irish forestry' - Niall OCarroll: March 21st, 1934 - February 26th, 2015    More...

11 April 2015
'Money can't measure the value of trees' by Micheal O'Coileain    More...

8 April 2015
'Renewable crop policy branded as 'pathetic' by merchants' by Declan O'Brien    More...

22 March 2015
'Why is the State forestry company building windfarms?' by Sarah McCabe    More...

21 March 2015
'International Day of Forests - Secretary-General's Message for 2015'    More...

18 March 2015
'Facing the challenges of replanting' by William Merivale   More...

13 March 2015
'Coillte looking to raise up to €60m through phone mast sale' by Gavin McLoughlin   More...

13 March 2015
'Coillte seeking €60m thorough sale of forest phone towers' by Mark Paul   More...

23 February 2015
'Forestry has stacks of ambition' by Ray Ryan   More...

18 February 2015
'Forestry Programme carving out new territory' by William Merivale   More...

12 February 2015
'More to new forestry programme than trees'    More...

5 February 2015
'Coillte hoping energy white paper will harness Irish forestry resource' by Joe Dermody   More...

4 February 2015
'Tree therapy is not just for for the birds' by William Merivale   More...

4 February 2015
'Farmer of the Year awards are back'    More...

3 February 2015
'Scientists Seeking to Save World Find Best Technology Is Trees'  (Bloomberg)  More...

26 January 2015
'Forestry key to creating 'green jobs'' by Ray Ryan   More...

21 January 2015
'Kindergarten: Back to nature for yearbook launch'    More...

21 January 2015
'Forestry: Waiting for the EU green light to start' by William Merivale   More...

21 January 2015
'Future of forestry meeting'    More...

7 January 2015
'Forest management: Plotting the future of forestry' by William Merivale   More...

3 January 2015
'Forestry and Timber Yearbook 2015 on sale'    More...

3 January 2015
'Compensate us for impact on designated land - IFA'    More...

27 December 2014
'Farmer's must be paid for hen harrier strife' by Maria Herlihy   More...

20 December 2014
'Ireland may need radical thinking on climate change' by John Sweeney   More...

18 December 2014
'Government green light for forestry spend plan' by Stephen Cadogan   More...

17 December 2014
'New forestry deal will honour premia' by Darragh McCullough   More...

17 December 2014
'Hen harrier row could delay government RDP package' by Martrin Ryan   More...

11 December 2014
'Hayes announces Government Approval of New Forestry Programme 2014 - 2020' - Press Release   More...

10 December 2014
'Over €20 million awarded to agri-food and forest research' by Alison Healy   More...

26 November 2014
'Forestry: The hidden costs of cheap raw materials' by William Merivale   More...

26 November 2014
'An Irish alternative to inferior timber imports' by William Merivale   More...

19 November 2014
'Hen harrier designation is costing farmers up to €650/ac' by Martin Ryan   More...

15 November 2014
'Forestry challenges must be addressed'    More...

5 November 2014
''Land owning code' needed ahead of GLAS scheme' by William Merivale   More...

5 November 2014
'A walk in the woods stimulates both body and mind' by Joe Barry   More...

29 October 2014
'The more we learn, the more we can earn from trees' by Joe Barry   More...

28 October 2014
'Jurassic bark: ancient Irish trees brought back to life' by Darragh Murphy   More...

23 October 2014
'Hayes Presents RDS/Forest Service Irish Forestry Awards 2014' Press Release   More...

22 October 2014
'Setting the ground rules on harvesting is essential' by William Merivale   More...

22 October 2014
'Combining forestry with other land uses is well worth exploring' by Joe Barry   More...

22 October 2014
'Substantial forestry portfolio for €1.85m' by Justin Comiskey   More...

15 October 2014
'Forestry budget again €110m'   More...

15 October 2014
'Hayes welcomes the 2015 Budget Provision for Forestry, Horticulture and Greyhound Sectors' Press Release   More...

1 October 2014
'Trees in space' by William Merivale   More...

1 October 2014
'Treemetrics win €1m European Space Agency contract' by William Merivale   More...

24 September 2014
'New programme provides something for everyone'    More...

17 September 2014
'Forestry delivers unrivalled asset growth compared to the markets' by Ken Whelan   More...

17 September 2014
'A €2.2bn industry with truly vast potential'    More...

11 September 2014
'Forestry Programme 2014-2020 seeks to increase forest cover' by Ray Ryan   More...

11 September 2014
'New forestry plan outlined by minister'    More...

10 September 2014
'Hayes Announces Details of Proposed New Forestry Programme 2014-2020' - Press Release   More...

3 September 2014
'Ireland's growing success story' Irish Farmers Monthly   More...

3 September 2014
'Irish forestry, it is safe to say, has come of age' by William Merivale   More...

3 September 2014
'At last an Irish kit that targets private woodland' by Joe Barry   More...

26 August 2014
'Hurricane Darwin's 'wind-blow' bill now tops €50m' by Ken Whelan   More...

19 August 2014
'It's a do or die situation in this clash of the ash' by William Merivale   More...

19 August 2014
'Climate change taking a huge toll on world's forests'    More...

19 August 2014
'ACADEMIC team investigating short rotation potential'    More...

19 August 2014
''Big Green' Lobby Wants to Cut 2 of 3 Forestry Oversight Branches' by Kevin Mooney   More...

7 August 2014
'Co-operation is key to growing a private forestry enterprise' by Catherine Ketch   More...

5 August 2014
'Farm bodies call for change to the Hen Harrier Scheme' by Ken Whelan   More...

29 July 2014
'Hayes launches the ITGA's new master timber sales agreement' by William Merivale   More...

29 July 2014
'Think safety when you are working chainsaws' by William Merivale   More...

20 July 2014
'Constitutionality of Coalition forestry law questioned' by Mary Minihan   More...

20 July 2014
'The Dracula Bug: Why you should be wary of dangerous ticks' by Dr Ciara Kelly   More...

15 July 2014
'Good management evident on Wexford woodlands visit' by William Merivale   More...

15 July 2014
'Teagasc on lookout for partner in bid to boost sales' by Declan O'Brien   More...

9 July 2014
'Avoiding ticks and other bugs this summer' by Celine Naughton   More...

2 July 2014
'Hayes Launches Forest Policy Review Report 'Forests, Products and People'' Press Release   More...

1 July 2014
'Growth in the timber trade' by William Merivale   More...

30 June 2014
'Indonesia loses forests as big as Ireland over 12 years'    More...

27 June 2014
'Hayes Launches COFORD Annual Report 2012-2013 and COFORD 'Forestry 2030' Papers' Press Release   More...

27 June 2014
'Ex-Coillte chief paid €195,000 after three months work' by Barry O'Halloran   More...

26 June 2014
'Profits at Coillte more than double as exports soar' by Sarah Stack   More...

25 June 2014
'State agrees to partial merger of Bord na Móna and Coillte' by Stephen Collins   More...

25 June 2014
'Coillte, Bord na Mona part merge' by Peter O'Dwyer   More...

25 June 2014
'Discovering the wonders of the eucalyptus tree' by Joe Barry   More...

24 June 2014
'Minister Coveney Announces Positive Government Decision on Partial Merger Between Coillte and Bord Na Mona' Press Release   More...

17 June 2014
'Report to reveal forestry storm damage' by Ken Whelan   More...

10 June 2014
'Is it now time to broaden our concept of 'native'?' by William Merivale   More...

10 June 2014
'Veale standing his ground after being 'fined' in SFP acre review' by Darragh McCullough    More...

28 May 2014
'EPA projections show that Ireland faces considerable challenges to becoming a low-carbon economy' - Press Release    More...

27 May 2014
'We can thank the Indians for the fine bounty of Sitka spruce' by Joe Barry   More...

20 May 2014
'Timber volume extracted from oak and beech has exceeded all my expectations' by Joe Barry   More...

20 May 2014
'75ac of good Westmeath forestry could be just the job with a €3,000/ac asking price' by Jim O'Brien   More...

13 May 2014
'Timber option can stack up to maximise farm potential' by Paddy Bruton   More...

29 April 2014
'Forestry can still offer strong source of profit in spite of rising pressures' by William Merivale   More...

29 April 2014
'Growers shake off Hurricane Darwin as demand for timber keeps increasing' by William Merivale   More...

29 April 2014
'Citizen science to help fight Ash Dieback woes' by William Merivale   More...

22 April 2014
'Forest service rejects "frenzy of tree-felling"' by Alison Healy   More...

16 April 2014
'Government warns of wildfires over Easter'    More...

15 April 2014
'Keen interest expected for forestry lands' by Jim O'Brien    More...

8 April 2014
'Weevil threatens our forests' by William Merivale    More...

1 April 2014
'Forestry events target windblow' by Declan O'Brien    More...

29 March 2014
'Advice for owners on harvesting storm-damaged woodlands safely' by Joe Dermody    More...

25 March 2014
'Weather hinders forest damage survey' by Ken Whelan    More...

25 March 2014
'Farmers look to branch out' by Ken Whelan    More...

20 March 2014
'Woodstock's steadfast trees' by Enda Wyley    More...

18 March 2014
'Darwin downs forests early' by William Merivale    More...

12 March 2014
'Fresh call for research proposals in agri-food, forestry and fishery areas' by Joe Dermody    More...

12 March 2014
'My tree love is unrequited because it's inconsistent' by Ann Fitzgerald    More...

11 March 2014
'Forest owners counting cost of storm as clean-up continues' by Alison Healy    More...

11 March 2014
'Consultants to assess Department of Agriculture’s forestry programme' by Joe Dermody    More...

6 March 2014
'Taskforce tackles 7,000 ha of wind-felled forest' by Stephen Cadogan   More...

6 March 2014
'Act now to limit forestry damage'    More...

5 March 2014
'Storm Darwin blew down up to 7.5 million trees, task force finds' by Alison Healy   More...

5 March 2014
'Up to 7.5 million trees felled by Storm Darwin'    More...

4 March 2014
'Forestry industry expecting storm damage to total €10m' by Ken Whelan   More...

4 March 2014
'Windblow Guidance Issues to Forest Owners' Press Release DAFM   More...

4 March 2014
'Quick guide to most common tree species' by William Merivale   More...

1 March 2014
'Teagasc warns forestry owners on dangers of using chainsaws' by Joe Dermody   More...

25 February 2014
'Farmers should consider options on forestry after State's aid vow' by Clare Minnock   More...

20 February 2014
'Prehistoric forest arises in Cardigan Bay after storms strip away sand' by Maev Kennedy   More...

18 February 2014
'Forestry portfolio of 366ac in Donegal' by Jim O'Brien   More...

18 February 2014
'Species diversity a sturdier option than monocultures' by William Merivale   More...

15 February 2014
'European tree of the year contender blows over in storms' by Frank McNally   More...

13 February 2014
'How forestry grants could reduce river floods' by Stephen Cadogan   More...

4 February 2014
'Technologies making crucial tree inventory easier than ever' by William Merivale   More...

4 February 2014
'Treemetrics a key advance in the mapping of forested areas' by William Merivale   More...

6 February 2014
'Coillte urged to clarify extent of larch disease in Gougane Barra' by Barry Roche   More...

4 February 2014
'We need predator control measures to safeguard future of endangered species' by Joe Barry   More...

23 January 2014
'16,000 trees in Gougane Barra cut down to halt disease' by Sam Griffin   More...

21 January 2014
'Use readily available hazel to hatch the finest thumb sticks' by Joe Barry   More...

14 January 2014
'Ireland's standing stock of timber is on the rise' by William Merivale   More...

2 January 2014
'Busiest Christmas for tree surgeons' by Majella O'Sullivan   More...

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...

Share this post

Submit to DeliciousSubmit to DiggSubmit to FacebookSubmit to Google PlusSubmit to StumbleuponSubmit to TechnoratiSubmit to TwitterSubmit to LinkedIn