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Postponement of National Tree Week 2020

Update Following the guidelines as laid out by the HSE in relation to COVID-19 specifically regarding social distancing, the Tree Council of Ireland, in partnership...

Organic farming and birds video from IFOAM ORGANICS – Irish Organic Association

IFOAM Organics have released a gorgeous video on the decline of farmland birds, great for adults and children alike!
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Biodiversity and Climate Change Training Conference

I last spoke with Eanna when I acted as MC and speaker for The RHSI Garden Show at Russborough House in 2019. This time,...

DAFM – International Year of Plant Health 2020 (IYPH 2020)

Healthy plants constitute the foundation for all life on earth, making up the oxygen we breathe and over 80% of the food we eat....
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Minister Bruton targets illegal dumping with map of all legal waste collectors

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton T.D. today (Thursday the 28th of November) launched a new interactive map on mywaste.ie, identifying all...

Biodiversity Ireland – latest issue out now!

Biodiversity Ireland - Issue 19 Autumn/Winter 2019 Catch up on all the latest going’s on at the National Biodiversity Data Centre in our latest issue...

Food Security Risk Ratchets Up – Stiofán Nutty

As the prorogation of parliament in Westminster yesterday increases the prospect of a no-deal Brexit, it was interesting last Sunday to hear a retail...

Coillte to convert Knockranny Wood in Westport County Mayo to recreational Woodland

Knockranny, known locally as Colonels wood, will be developed by Coillte as a ‘NeighbourWood’, into an accessible, close-to-home woodland amenity. The wood will be...

SpeakEATsy: A Taste of the Wild Side

Join Mary Reynolds and Ella McSweeney in conversation for a very special upcoming SpeakEATsy on 21st September in Cloughjordan Ecovillage, from 7PM. Tickets €40 (€35 early bird). SpeakEATsy features an incredible locally sourced...
Pictured at the Launch of the 32rd RDS/Forest Service Irish Forestry Awards on the farm of Gerard Deegan (winner of the Teagasc Farm Forestry category 2018): Michael Carey, RDS Agriculture and Climate Change Committee; Olive Leavy, Westmeath Forest Owner Group; Rory Greene, DAFM; Gerard Deegan, Forest owner; Liam Kelly, Teagasc; Bernard Kiernan, MidWestern Forestry and Professor Gerry Boyle, Teagasc

2019/20 RDS Forest and Woodland Awards launched

2019/20 Irish Forestry Awards closing date approaching Three prize categories cover all forestry purposes Awards part of RDS Spring Awards – celebration of...