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#Forestry

From TheJournal.ie Two men jailed for inducing dozens to invest in €5.5 million forestry scam Fraud

Two men jailed for inducing dozens to invest in €5.5 million forestry scam

Garret Hevey (43) and David Peile (42) were involved in Arden Forestry Management (Arden FM).

From TheJournal.ie Irish forestry industry to double output by 2035, new association predicts Forest Industries Ireland

Irish forestry industry to double output by 2035, new association predicts

Forest Industries Ireland has 22 member companies from across the island of Ireland

From TheJournal.ie Data of hundreds of farmers paid for taking part in government scheme leaked Data Breach

Data of hundreds of farmers paid for taking part in government scheme leaked

It comes the same day as the Department announces the approval of a similar scheme for the forestry sector.

From TheJournal.ie Floundering forests: The challenges facing the Irish forestry industry Read Me

Floundering forests: The challenges facing the Irish forestry industry

It will take 100 years to achieve the government’s target of 18% forestry cover, writes Dermot McNally.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland Health And Safety

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

Half of the fatalities last year involved self-employed people.

From TheJournal.ie Gorse fire which was visible across Dublin put under control last night Damage

Gorse fire which was visible across Dublin put under control last night

Dublin Fire Brigade received over 20 calls reporting the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested over €5 million land and forestry fraud Bad Investment

Two men arrested over €5 million land and forestry fraud

Gardaí said a significant amount of money held in Irish banks has been frozen.

From TheJournal.ie Europe is lending Ireland €90 million to grow thousands of trees Bank Branch

Europe is lending Ireland €90 million to grow thousands of trees

Under the investment, more than 35,000 hectares will be replanted.

From TheJournal.ie It looks like North Korea has executed another senior member of government Dangerous Times

It looks like North Korea has executed another senior member of government

Vice-premier Choe Yong-gon has been executed by firing squad according to reports.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland (and our cows) seem happy with a new agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions EU Summit

Ireland (and our cows) seem happy with a new agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions

EU leaders have agreed to cut emissions by 40 per cent on 1990 levels at a summit in Brussels overnight.

From TheJournal.ie Former Coillte boss got €88,000 for three months' work last year Grows On Trees

Former Coillte boss got €88,000 for three months' work last year

David Gunning received a total package of €195,000 for 2013 when all payments are taken into account.

From TheJournal.ie Health cuts, the banking inquiry, 'sludge'... and everything else happening in Leinster House today Oireachtas Agenda

Health cuts, the banking inquiry, 'sludge'... and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, you asked…

From TheJournal.ie Forestry Inventory finds 10.5% of Ireland’s total land area is forest Forestry

Forestry Inventory finds 10.5% of Ireland’s total land area is forest

There has been an increase in the private forestry estate of 4 per cent in the last six years.

From TheJournal.ie IMPACT warns Bord na Mona merger would give Coillte a 'weak voice' Merger

IMPACT warns Bord na Mona merger would give Coillte a 'weak voice'

The agency is set to merge with Bord na Mona instead of its harvesting rights being sold off.

From TheJournal.ie Recession pushes Laois communities into action on sustainability Sustainbility This post contains images

Recession pushes Laois communities into action on sustainability

The Leaf project has been working for the last three years to get communities in the county working together on all aspects of sustainable development.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Upcoming EU timber regulations are two steps behind environmental reality Read Me

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.

From TheJournal.ie 46 confirmed cases of ash dieback in Ireland Clash Of The Ash

46 confirmed cases of ash dieback in Ireland

Minister Simon Coveney said he was “pleased” with the progress being made to control the disease.

From TheJournal.ie Irish company lands €800,000 European Space Agency contract Forestry

Irish company lands €800,000 European Space Agency contract

The Cork-based company specialises in technology that improves the efficiency of forestry.

From TheJournal.ie Coillte exports reach 'record number' of countries in 2012 Forestry

Coillte exports reach 'record number' of countries in 2012

The forestry exported to a record 32 countries last year, including Bahrain, Lebanon, Mexico and South Africa.

From TheJournal.ie Organisation warns of fall in planting of new forests in Ireland Forestry

Organisation warns of fall in planting of new forests in Ireland

The Irish Forestry and Forest Products Association has said that planting of new forests fell by 20 per cent between 2010 and 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Coillte boss under pressure to take pay cut From The Top

Coillte boss under pressure to take pay cut

The Taoiseach singled out David Gunning for criticism in his speech at the Fine Gael Presidential Dinner last night.

From TheJournal.ie No surprise as corporation tax stays static but start-ups scheme extended Budget11

No surprise as corporation tax stays static but start-ups scheme extended

Expert believes focusing on employee numbers won’t necessarily make new businesses a success.