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# Timber

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# Timber
Want to break a world record for throwing a Christmas tree?
Get ready for this year’s competition, taking place on 8 January.
# Appiness
Fancy a puck-about this evening? There could soon be an app for that
Think of it as Timber for athletes
# trees need love too
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.
# Ash Cloud
Clash of the Ash (Wednesday): 15 hurleys that paid for their sins
When commitment and sport combine, wood is liable to shatter.
# it's going down
Here is a no-Pitbull version of Timber you can enjoy without guilt
It’s goin’ down, I’m yellin’ Timber!
Column: Upcoming EU timber regulations are two steps behind environmental reality
The chopping, fudging and importing of illegally harvested timber is likely to continue; and a holistic solution to sustainable forestry management is still a long way off, writes Dermot McNally.
# coillte
'2,500 jobs jeopardised' by sale of Coillte's harvesting rights - report
The Irish Timber Council, representing the country’s sawmills, says that the entire industry is at risk from the proposed sell-off of harvesting rights on Coillte forests.
# Biodiversity
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.
# Timber
Taking stick: Saffrons to sing as hurling championship opens
Antrim need to avoid old frustrations to overcome Westmeath in Mullingar while there may be a surprise on the cards when Laois visit Carlow