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Minister Malcolm Noonan Visits Coillte’s Donadea Forest Park to View Historic Castle Restoration

Wednesday, 29th November 2023- Malcolm Noonan TD, Minister of State for Nature, Heritage and Electoral Reform, yesterday met with Kildare County Council and Coillte staff at Donadea Forest Park in County Kildare to view the ongoing restoration works at the historic castle nestled within the popular forest park. In partnership with Kildare County Council, Coillte &hellip

‘Build With Wood’ Conference hears how increased use of wood in construction can help climate and housing targets

  Ireland urgently needs to increase the use of wood in construction if climate action targets are to be met Wood products have the lowest embodied carbon of any mainstream building material, and Ireland’s use of wood in construction is extremely low compared to other European countries   Wednesday, 4 October 2023 – Coillte and &hellip

Coillte partner with IFA, See Change and Mental Health Ireland for programme of Green Ribbon outdoor walks

    Coillte is proud to partner again with the Irish Farmer’s Association, See Change and Mental Health Ireland for this year’s Green Ribbon programme of walks. IFA President Tim Cullinan has encouraged families to attend and support the Green Ribbon walks organised by IFA in partnership with See Change, Coillte, and Mental Health Ireland &hellip

Beyond the Trees Avondale named as Winner in the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) 2023 Awards

  We are delighted to announce that Beyond the Trees Avondale, located in Coillte’s Avondale Forest Park, County Wicklow has been named as Winner for Universal Design AND as Winner for Cultural and Public Buildings by the RIAI 2023 Awards. The RIAI awards highlight inclusive and sustainable architecture that has a positive contribution to climate &hellip

Coillte’s Knockranny Wood Successful at 2023 RDS Forestry Awards

  Coillte’s Knockranny Wood was voted the winner of the 2023 National RDS Forest and Woodland Awards under the Community Forest category this year. The RDS Forest and Woodland Awards are Ireland’s national forestry awards.  The Community Woodland Award is designed to encourage and reward projects involving the communal management of forests and woodlands which &hellip

New strategy launched to further protect and enhance Dublin Mountains for sustainable outdoor recreation

Dublin Mountains Partnership launches its Strategic Plan 2022-2026   Dublin, 24th February 2023 – The Dublin Mountain Partnership (DMP) has today launched a new five-year strategic plan, which aims to further provide for recreation, protect the environment and raise awareness of the multiple benefits the Dublin Mountains provide, aimed at those who live in, use, &hellip