Environmentalists have expressed concern about “a frenzy of tree-felling” in recent weeks, and claim February’s Storm Darwin is being used as an ex(...)

Sir, – The Society of Irish Foresters has added its voice to warnings from the Woodland League on the loss of trees from our parkland, roadside(...)

The sale of the harvesting rights for the country’s State-owned forests has been abandoned. Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said the Governmen(...)

People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett during a protest earlier this year against the sale of Coillte harvesting rights. He said it was clear that people cared about the sale of the country’s natural resources. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A series of walks in Coillte woodlands will be held next month to protest at proposals to sell the harvesting rights to Ire(...)