Get Walking, Get Talking – IFA Announces Series Of Forest Walks For Green Ribbon Campaign This May

Come along to one of five forest walks organised around the country by IFA in association with See Change, Coillte and Mental Health Ireland this May.   The Let’s Talk and Walk events encourage people to take time out of their busy lives, go for a walk and support the campaign to change minds about […]

Questionable Disposal and Management of Public Forest Assets

As I did stand my watch upon the hill, I looked toward Birnam, and anon methought The wood began to move. Macbeth, Act 5 Scene 3 The Woodland League, a not-for-profit NGO that has long campaigned against the sale of Coillte public forest assets, are concerned about a possible link between the collapse of the […]

Coillte to Hold Public Information Days on the Proposed Cullenagh Windfarm Project

Coillte have announced the dates for two information days in respect of the proposed a wind farm at Cullenagh, Co. Laois. The Cullenagh Windfarm Project proposes to develop a wind farm of 18 turbines on Coillte land at Cullenagh, Clontycoe and Dooary. The Information Days will take place on Wednesday 12 th June from 2pm […]

Coillte to Hold Public Information Days on the Proposed Cullenagh Windfarm Project

Coillte have announced the dates for two information days in respect of the proposed a wind farm at Cullenagh, Co. Laois. The Cullenagh Windfarm Project proposes to develop a wind farm of 18 turbines on Coillte land at Cullenagh, Clontycoe and Dooary.   The Information Days will take place on Wednesday 12th June from 2pm until […]

Call for an independent inquiry into Coillte public forest asset stripping

It is almost ironic that as we put up our Christmas trees , Coillte the State forestry board tasked with managing 1.2 million acres of public forests as well as increasing our low average tree cover , is selling off another lot of public forestry property, 1000 acres in Donegal. In this hour of national […]

Generating Energy in Ireland – an open letter to An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD

Dear Taoiseach, Here is a draft plan for power generation, job creation, and energy security in Ireland. I would welcome serious discussion and action in order to make it happen. Central to realising the goals is the retention in full of the ESB, Bord Gais, and Coillte, for vital infrastructure and control. In Ireland we […]