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# trees - Sunday 11 April, 2021

State warned by EU official in 2017 over eco-credentials of forestry licensing process
# Spruced Up
# Spruced Up

State warned by EU official in 2017 over eco-credentials of forestry licensing process

Apr 11th 2021, 8:30 AM 18,803 Views 14 Comments

Records released to Noteworthy show that the State was warned it is not doing enough to ensure environmental risks from forestry “are a thing of the past”.

# trees - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Column: Ireland's forestry industry has hit a blockade - here's a way we can get through it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland's forestry industry has hit a blockade - here's a way we can get through it

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:00 AM 23,713 Views 47 Comments

Ireland needs a new model for forestry that does not damage nature, writes Minister of State for Agriculture Pippa Hackett.

# trees - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Environmental group challenges decision to allow 'alien species' of tree to be planted in Leitrim
# High Court
# High Court

Environmental group challenges decision to allow 'alien species' of tree to be planted in Leitrim

Aug 11th 2020, 8:42 PM 24,248 Views 0 Comments

The group claims Sitka Spruce developments can completely obliterate landscapes over a very wide area.

# trees - Saturday 7 March, 2020

After two years of planning, Trinity College replaces iconic 150-year-old trees
# To Tree Or Not To Tree
# To Tree Or Not To Tree

After two years of planning, Trinity College replaces iconic 150-year-old trees

Mar 7th 2020, 4:04 PM 45,532 Views 35 Comments

The university has planted two Ginkgo trees to replace the Oregon Maples.

# trees - Saturday 29 September, 2018

People warned about dangers of power lines when cutting trees
# Electricity
# Electricity

People warned about dangers of power lines when cutting trees

Sep 29th 2018, 7:30 AM 6,748 Views 2 Comments

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
# Not Treemendous
# Not Treemendous

Ireland is way behind on its tree-planting schedule

Feb 22nd 2018, 6:05 AM 14,694 Views 42 Comments

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
# Get Out
# Get Out

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

Jan 13th 2018, 9:45 AM 13,351 Views 14 Comments

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

# trees - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

'War on wildlife': Bristol residents put spikes on tree to avoid birds pooing on cars
# Mind Your Claws
# Mind Your Claws

'War on wildlife': Bristol residents put spikes on tree to avoid birds pooing on cars

Dec 20th 2017, 8:58 AM 16,244 Views 56 Comments

The move has caused much bafflement.

# trees - Saturday 2 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 2nd 2017, 9:15 AM 14,774 Views 5 Comments

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
# Conservation
# Conservation

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

Oct 29th 2017, 8:15 AM 39,858 Views 67 Comments

“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'
# Vertical Forest
# Vertical Forest

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

Oct 14th 2017, 7:30 AM 33,820 Views 25 Comments

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
# Save Our Trees
# Save Our Trees

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

Aug 29th 2017, 8:22 PM 22,745 Views 30 Comments

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
# Oh Say Can You Tree
# Oh Say Can You Tree

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

Aug 5th 2017, 8:45 AM 25,989 Views 59 Comments

“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
# Trees
# Trees

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 4:00 PM 29,272 Views 25 Comments

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
# Luxury Apartments
# Luxury Apartments

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

Jan 15th 2017, 5:30 PM 21,077 Views 21 Comments

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
# Highly Flammable
# Highly Flammable

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

Dec 17th 2016, 9:00 PM 16,728 Views 10 Comments

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
# Growing Up
# Growing Up

A giant redwood grove is being planted in Birr

Nov 12th 2016, 7:45 AM 14,422 Views 24 Comments

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
# Wood You Believe
# Wood You Believe

Man arrested over theft of timber from Coillte land

Oct 4th 2016, 4:40 PM 21,389 Views 23 Comments

“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
# Forest Pumped
# Forest Pumped

6 wonderful walks in the woods to take this week

Apr 5th 2016, 3:09 PM 2,883 Views 21 Comments

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
# Get Outdoors

One third of children in Ireland have never climbed a tree

Mar 3rd 2016, 1:57 PM 16,125 Views 97 Comments

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
# Clonmel
# Clonmel

Forestry minister's posters nailed to trees in Tipperary

Feb 22nd 2016, 8:59 AM 20,043 Views 82 Comments

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
# Seasonal Danger
# Seasonal Danger

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

Dec 15th 2015, 10:13 AM 13,524 Views 4 Comments

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
# Spooky
# Spooky

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

Dec 5th 2015, 11:15 AM 29,040 Views 33 Comments

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
# Tis The Season
# Tis The Season

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

Nov 22nd 2015, 8:15 AM 11,441 Views 18 Comments

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
# Hurricane Patricia
# Hurricane Patricia

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

Oct 24th 2015, 9:22 AM 17,493 Views 6 Comments

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
# Firefighting
# Firefighting

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

Apr 26th 2015, 3:29 PM 24,669 Views 7 Comments

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

# trees - Thursday 19 March, 2015

People in Italy are living in this treehouse
# Growing The Idea
# Growing The Idea

People in Italy are living in this treehouse

Mar 19th 2015, 4:42 PM 2,715 Views 0 Comments

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
# Clash Of The Ash
# Clash Of The Ash

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

Mar 12th 2015, 6:05 AM 12,583 Views 14 Comments

‘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
# Family Business
# Family Business

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

Dec 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 17,762 Views 10 Comments

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
# Trees Need Love Too
# Trees Need Love Too

Which tree is the most loveable one in Ireland? We'll know by tomorrow

Oct 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,701 Views 24 Comments

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
# Pro Light
# Pro Light

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

Jun 12th 2014, 5:43 PM 20,619 Views 36 Comments

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

# trees - Monday 28 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 28th 2014, 8:30 PM 38,663 Views 42 Comments

Ten thousand year old trees and ancient grasses.

# trees - Friday 18 April, 2014

Finally... Someone's given a European bear a camera and sent it to the woods to make a documentary
# Ingmar Bear-man
# Ingmar Bear-man

Finally... Someone's given a European bear a camera and sent it to the woods to make a documentary

Apr 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 20,515 Views 12 Comments

Don’t try this at home…

# trees - Friday 21 March, 2014

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?
# Natural World
# Natural World

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?

Mar 21st 2014, 8:00 AM 158 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 6th 2014, 1:06 PM 22,787 Views 67 Comments

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
# Blown Away
# Blown Away

One per cent of ALL the trees in Ireland's forests fell down in the storms

Mar 5th 2014, 10:21 AM 8,842 Views 55 Comments

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
# Gortgloss
# Gortgloss

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

Feb 18th 2014, 11:51 AM 13,073 Views 7 Comments

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
# Sick Trees
# Sick Trees

Second outbreak of ash dieback found in hedgerow

Oct 29th 2013, 7:57 PM 11,496 Views 11 Comments

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
# Gold
# Gold

Money doesn’t grow on trees but gold does

Oct 23rd 2013, 10:20 PM 9,812 Views 9 Comments

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
# Ash Dieback
# Ash Dieback

First case of killer tree disease found in native Irish hedgerow

Oct 7th 2013, 4:21 PM 15,937 Views 59 Comments

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

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