Trevor Mchugh

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The sale of the 10,000-acre portfolio by Irish Forestry Funds last May has raised the ire of some of the investors in the forestry funds. Photograph: iStock

A group of angered investors in Irish Forestry Funds are coming together to challenge the decision of the directors of the funds to sell their shareho(...)

Irish Forestry Funds has just sold its portfolio of 18 funds to Axa Investment Managers, without consulting its 12,400 shareholders. Photograph: Trevor McHugh

It turns out that money doesn’t grow on trees after all. Forestry investment funds were all the rage in the late 1990s and early noughties, as thousa(...)

Sitka Spruce in Co Leitrim.

The Sitka Spruce is the “Friesian cow of trees”, a senior Coillte executive has told a planning conference in Co Leitrim, where there is widespread co(...)