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Coillte and Fire Service Personnel tackle forest fire at Crone Woods County Wicklow

Coillte and fire service personnel are currently working to bring a significant forest fire under control at Crone Woods County Wicklow.  The fire is affecting areas of forested lands and also the Wicklow Mountains National Park.  An Air Corps helicopter is in attendance to assist in the efforts. It is too early to determine the &hellip

President Michael D. Higgins Opens ‘Beyond the Trees Avondale’, a Unique New Visitor Destination in Coillte’s Avondale Forest Park, Co. Wicklow

  Coillte, Fáilte Ireland and EAK Ireland collaborate to create a spectacular new visitor attraction in the heart of Ireland’s garden county   This €19 million project transformed Avondale with the creation of an elevated Treetop Walk,12 storey high Viewing Tower made from locally sourced Douglas fir and larch wood alongside a 90m spiral slide &hellip

Status Orange High Forest Fire Risk Warning In Place Until Wednesday July 20th

  Status Orange HIGH National Forest Fire Risk Warning in place until Wednesday July 20th Landowners and the public should avoid all outdoor fires and other open ignition sources. All land owners urged to obey restrictions in place for land burning.   The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine have issued a Status Orange, &hellip

Public Consultation Open on Coillte’s Strategic Vision for its Future Forest Estate

Coillte has commenced public consultation on its strategic vision for its future forest estate Coillte’s new and ambitious vision aims to sustainably balance and deliver the multiple benefits of Ireland’s state forests across four strategic objectives: climate, nature, wood and people. Members of the public are invited to submit their views on Coillte’s strategic vision &hellip