- 12 April 2017
GLDA were delighted to help Make-A-Wish Ireland make their 2000th wish come true. David Shortall MGDLA designed and project managed this Magical Fairy Garden for a little girl called Brooke.
- 29 March 2017
Teagasc in association with the Forest Service (DAFM) is organizing a nationwide series of forest walks from 17 to 27 April focusing on the management of young forests. Management objectives can be wide ranging: from timber production to biodiversity and recreation.
- 03 March 2017
Andrew Doyle TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for forestry, launched a pilot Knowledge Transfer Group scheme for forestry at the AGM of Limerick and Tipperary Woodland Owners Ltd., in Hollyford, Co. Tipperary, recently.
- 23 January 2017
Minister Andrew Doyle TD recently launched the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine’s Felling Decision Tool for conifers. The tool provides guidance to forest owners on when to fell their forest to obtain the best return from their forest asset.
- 15 November 2016
‘Globally, bees are the most important pollinators because they visit flowers to collect pollen for their larvae, as well as feeding exclusively on the nectar of flowers as adults. Hence, the entire life-cycle of bees is dependent on interactions with flowering plants’, All Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015 -2020.
- 09 November 2016
Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Andrew Doyle T.D, recently launched a COFORD publication Broadleaf Forestry in Ireland at Avondale, Co Wicklow. The book is written by Juergen Huss, Padraic Joyce, Richard MacCarthy and John Fennessy.
- 07 October 2016
As we have developed a wide array of experience assisting horticulture businesses over the past 10 years, did you know that we also offer the following services?
- 27 September 2016
In his opening address to the ‘Talking Timber’ event held recently in the Auburn Lodge Hotel, Ennis, Co. Clare, Andrew Doyle, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for Forestry, highlighted the event as “an opportunity to learn and listen about the timber sales process and all that involves, particularly in relation to harvesting options and how to maximise return from your investment in forestry”.
- 07 September 2016
Teagasc's Forestry Development Department is running three timber marketing days “Talking Timber”, at which forest owners will have the opportunity to meet with timber buyers, harvesting contractors and foresters.
- 30 March 2017
Teagasc organized nearly 100 consultation days in January, February, and March with approximately 600 landowners benefiting from a one-to-one consultation with a Teagasc forestry adviser. These clinics focused on landowners who are considering forestry but the clinics also provided advice to landowners who already have a forest established.
- 27 March 2017
Working on behalf of the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) and state forestry company Coillte, Bluesky is capturing 185,000 hectares of high-resolution Lidar data in Ireland. Using aircraft-mounted lasers, the resulting 3D maps will be used to inform various protection schemes for clean drinking water and Ireland’s adoption of the EU Water Framework Directive.