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    OPW welcomes Sculpture in Context 2021 exhibition at the National Botanic...

    The OPW is delighted to host the 35th Sculpture in Context exhibition at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin. As the longest-running, largest and most important sculpture...

    Minister for Land Use and Biodiversity marks first full calendar year in office

    The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Pippa Hackett has marked her first full calendar year in office...

    Dublin Landings receives European Green Cities Award

    Congratulations from all at Horticulture Connected to Dublin Landings, a new, mixed-use urban development at North Wall Quay, Dublin, which has been awarded the...

    The Irish forest industry produces enough wood to build over 44,000 homes per annum

    90% of Irish adults don’t know the Irish forestry industry can supply enough wood to build over #44,000 new Irish homes p.a. 2/3 of...

    Fun experiment to determine your soil texture

    How to do a Soil Texture Test by Dee Sewell for greensideup.ie I first published this article in November 2011, but with better cameras, and a flurry...

    Teagasc Hedgerow Week 2021 Launched

    Understanding hedges better is the theme for the Teagasc Hedgerow Week 2021 which takes place from 3 – 10 December.  Pippa Hackett, Minister of State...

    Coillte: Dublin Mountains Makeover update

    The Dublin Mountains Makeover is continuing with new native woodland areas being planted in several areas this winter. To make way for more native...

    Mini woodland Initiative: South Dublin County Council

    On the 27 of November the Tallaght Litter Mugs planted a mini woodland in Sean Walsh Park. This is a pilot project between the...

    New bill seeks to roll back peat harvesting regulations

    The Horticultural Peat (Temporary Measures) Bill 2021 is being put before Seanad Éireann by Fine Gael senator Regina Doherty, and Fianna Fáil senator Robbie...

    Minister Hackett’s Forestry Policy Group receives update on progress of Project Woodland

    The Minister of State for Forestry at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett, today announced progress on the implementation...

    Minister Hackett encourages the support of local producers by purchasing a real Irish Christmas...

    Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett has encouraged the purchase of a real Irish Christmas...


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