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# forests - Thursday 9 April, 2020

80% fall in visitors to Coillte forests, as public told to avoid scenic sites outside their zone

Amenities could be closed to locals if guidelines breached.

# forests - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

12 beautiful photos of trees around Ireland at the turn of autumn

“All the leaves are brown…”

# forests - Friday 22 June, 2018

Can Ireland's vast monoculture conifer carpets be changed into biodiverse deciduous woodlands?

It is better for biodiversity and more sustainable, writes Dermot McNally.

# forests - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Ireland is way behind on its tree-planting schedule

The planting of broadleaf trees has ‘flatlined’ since 2015.

# forests - Saturday 4 April, 2015

# forests - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Which tree is the most loveable one in Ireland? We'll know by tomorrow

Voting is currently taking place in the National Tree Huggers contest.

# forests - Friday 21 March, 2014

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?

Are we winning the fight against deforestation? Now there’s a way to check – and hold businesses and governments to account, write Oliver Mylius and Hans Zomer.

# forests - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Portlaoise baby deaths, Ireland's forests and more priorities for 2014

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

# forests - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

One per cent of ALL the trees in Ireland's forests fell down in the storms

It will take Ireland’s sawmills 10 months to process all the trees which were blown over.

# forests - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Sale of Irish forest 'cannot be justified' on economic grounds

Economist Peter Bacon says the rationale for the proposed sale of Coillte harvesting rights “no longer stands up”.

# forests - Thursday 22 November, 2012

FF calls for strong enforcement of measures to prevent ash dieback spread

A survey on sites with imported ash plants over the last four years is expected in the coming weeks.

# forests - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Ireland now has the 'second-smallest' forest area in Europe

Just 10 per cent of Ireland’s land is now forest – one of the smallest in Europe proportionally – which experts say will have a substantial impact on biodiversity.