Storm Elin – Coillte Urges Forest Users To Exercise Caution
Saturday 9th December: Coillte advises all users of forest lands including its staff, contractors and members of the public, to exercise caution if entering forest lands during this weather warning as storm Elin approaches.
Met Éireann has issued the following weather warning;
Status Orange – Wind warning for Counties Wicklow, Dublin and Donegal
Valid: 11:00 Saturday 09/12/2023 to 18:00 Saturday 09/12/2023
Fallen and overhanging trees pose an extremely dangerous risk to the public and Coillte is urging everyone to remain vigilant and to exercise extreme caution if entering forest lands over the coming days. Members of the public should not approach fallen or overhanging trees as they pose a significant health and safety risk and access routes blocked by trees should only ever be cleared by trained experts.