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#Trees

# trees - Saturday 29 September, 2018

People warned about dangers of power lines when cutting trees

Contact with overhead electricity wires is extremely dangerous and can be fatal.

# trees - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Ireland is way behind on its tree-planting schedule

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

# trees - Saturday 13 January, 2018

How the 'soft chaos' of nature reduces stress and helps us physically heal

Come with us, on a walk through Dublin’s Botanic Gardens.

# trees - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

# trees - Saturday 2 December, 2017

How civil war in the Ukraine and a late frost in Germany affects a Christmas tree grower in Wicklow

The last few weeks in November are always busiest for the nation’s Christmas tree growers, with mass harvesting beginning.

# trees - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Locals to gather in Cork to remember 600 trees 'lost' in Storm Ophelia

“Everyone was tree-conscious after Storm Ophelia hit,” said local woman Liz Madden.

# trees - Saturday 14 October, 2017

A jungle high above the city streets - living in Milan's elite 'Vertical Forest'

The matching skyscrapers have won multiple awards worldwide for their design by architect Stefano Boeri.

# trees - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'Today is for celebration': Council goes back on plans to cut down 109-year-old Fairview trees

Plans to cut down the trees were met with strong resistance from local residents when announced earlier this year.

# trees - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Locals demand that Dublin City Council save 109-year-old Fairview trees

“The communities of East Wall, North Strand, Ballybough, Marino, Fairview and Clontarf are at one on this – no removal of trees.”

# trees - Sunday 2 April, 2017

This 40-storey skyscraper has trees climbing all the way to the top

It will be the first skyscraper in the French city, with construction due to start next week and finish in 2022.

# trees - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower

Trees and plants outside the building will absorb 130 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year.

# trees - Saturday 17 December, 2016

From not watering trees to overloading sockets - Ireland's top fire hazards at Christmas

Three people over the age of 60 died as a result of house fires over the Christmas period in Northern Ireland last year.

# trees - Saturday 12 November, 2016

A giant redwood grove is being planted in Birr

You can buy your own space for a redwood for €500

# trees - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Man arrested over theft of timber from Coillte land

“Timber as a commodity is in big demand whether it be from the sawmilling sector for sawn wood or from firewood merchants as firewood.”

# trees - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

6 wonderful walks in the woods to take this week

Ireland’s woodland treasures are the star of a new TV show.

# trees - Thursday 3 March, 2016

One third of children in Ireland have never climbed a tree Get Outdoors This post contains videos

One third of children in Ireland have never climbed a tree

Half of children spend more time in front of a screen than outside.

# trees - Monday 22 February, 2016

Forestry minister's posters nailed to trees in Tipperary

A party spokesperson said the posters were all removed after it was brought to their attention.

# trees - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Dublin Fire Brigade show the damage a Christmas tree fire can do

A video shared by the service shows a room being destroyed in less than a minute.

# trees - Saturday 5 December, 2015

There's a strange forest in Poland that's filled with crooked trees — and no one can explain how it got that way

The “Crooked Forest” rests within an area outside of Nowe Czarnowo in the West Pomerania region of Poland.

# trees - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Christmas trees are going to make Ireland €21m this year

Growers are going to have a busy few weeks – with 550,000 trees due to be harvested.

# trees - Saturday 24 October, 2015

The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected

Emergency services are still on standby as the storm weakens.

# trees - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Pictures: Four fire units responded to a huge blaze in south Dublin last night

An investigation into the cause of the blaze is under way.

# trees - Thursday 19 March, 2015

People in Italy are living in this treehouse

This structure was designed by Luciano Pia and incorporates more than 150 trees.

# trees - Thursday 12 March, 2015

"You are only concerned when the hurley shortage happens': GAA urged to fight forest fungus

‘Ash Dieback’ disease could threaten the existence of the trees in Ireland and across Europe.

# trees - Saturday 20 December, 2014

No faking it: The art of growing a real Christmas tree

The Kavanagh family has been selling trees since the 1950s.

# trees - 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.

# trees - Thursday 12 June, 2014

People warned that tall trees may cause 'distress' to neighbours

Terence Flanagan said that planning laws needed to be updated to include tree height.

# trees - Monday 28 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Stunning images of some of the oldest living things in the world Living Earth

Stunning images of some of the oldest living things in the world

Ten thousand year old trees and ancient grasses.

# trees - Friday 18 April, 2014

# trees - 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.

# trees - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 inarguable reasons real books will always be better than e-books Spine Tingling

11 inarguable reasons real books will always be better than e-books

We laugh in the face of your technological advances.

# trees - 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.

# trees - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Man who spent night trapped under mini-digger recovering in hospital

Emergency services used lifting equipment to free the man, more than 12 hours after his ordeal began.

# trees - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Second outbreak of ash dieback found in hedgerow

The infected site is in Co Tipperary. To date, there have been 101 confirmed findings of the disease.

# trees - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Money doesn’t grow on trees but gold does

Researchers have found minuscule nuggets of gold hidden inside the leaves of eucalyptus trees.

# trees - Monday 7 October, 2013

First case of killer tree disease found in native Irish hedgerow

A total of 97 cases of the deadly fungus have now been found since the first one in October last year.

# trees - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Underwater sinkhole suddenly swallows a dozen trees Om Nom Nom

Underwater sinkhole suddenly swallows a dozen trees

Damn nature, you scary.

# trees - Saturday 27 April, 2013

New York city has trees that smell like bad sex

What else can you call an odour that recalls a mixture of ‘rotting fish and semen’? Introducing the Bradford Pear tree.

# trees - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

46 confirmed cases of ash dieback in Ireland

Minister Simon Coveney said he was “pleased” with the progress being made to control the disease.

# trees - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Video: Tackling Irish Christmas tree thefts in 1962 Christmas Capers This post contains videos

Video: Tackling Irish Christmas tree thefts in 1962

But those pesky tree thieves had to contend with the gardaí’s genius ‘element of surprise’ tactic…

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