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Save Our Forests Save Our Lands Alliance letter of concerns to Coillte Directors

On behalf of 38 national environment NGOs, community groups, political parties, independent TD’s and numerous individuals. We now wish to place on record the following concerns regarding Coillte CLG, The Irish Forestry Board.
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A New Year – A New Brush

Ted Cook’s ‘Talk and Walk’ public event on December 31st 2023. A field survey of Kilbrogan Cemetery and adjacent Bandon Town Holy Wells focused on trees. The author dedicates the event summary to Ireland’s newest national holiday in honour of our “Matron Saint” Brigid, scheduled for February 6th 2023.
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Woodland League Campaign & Petition

Sign our Petition to Save, Restore and Expand our Ancient Rainforest Remnants:


Report on Sustainability and Biodiversity regards the case involving the DPP/Coillte vs Sioned Jones, 27th and 28th February 2020 in Cork City Circuit court.

In January 2020, The Woodland League were approached by Sioned Jones and her legal team for assistance regards, valid information on State obligations towards, Sustainable Forest Management, Sustainability Principles, commitments to International environmental conventions, and the role of the citizen in protecting their environment, for Sioned’s defence.

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Woodland League Statement, 21st January 2019

In the Land of Milk and Money : State Sanctioned Rare Old Growth Native Oakwood Destruction On the Eve of First Dail 1919, 100th Year Commemoration.


Complaint by Macroom Environmental Group concerning destruction of an old growth oakwood

Download a copy of recent complaint by Macroom and District Environment Group concerning State licensed destruction of an old growth native oakwood in the townland of Silvergrove/ Doire Airgead in county Cork.


Ireland’s native woodlands are quietly disappearing

Darragh Murphy: Under 11% of country’s land is forested as State plants Sitka spruce at expense of indigenous trees.
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Native Trees and Community Woodlands, Health and Carbon Storage Benefits

An outline of the potential for The Woodland League “Forest in a Box” to inspire the creation of Community Native Woodlands, for local action on Climate Change and how this can benefit communities into the future. How Individuals can be empowered to take action working with their local community in a simple direct and effective way. The health benefits and Carbon storage potential of local Community Native Woodlands are highlighted.

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Supporting Information for The Woodland League “Forest In A Box” Project

Contact details, project details, costs, and connected biodiversity educational opportunities contained within this document.

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Native Treevolution: The Woodland League Receive gift of Signed Che Guevara print by artist Jim Fitzpatrick, in presence of Glen Hansard.

The Woodland League are delighted to have received a signed copy of the famous Che Guevara print, gifted by the artist Jim Fitzpatrick, at the Dolmen, known as Aideen’s grave, in Howth Castle grounds, last Saturday October 28th, 2017. The signed artwork will be auctioned at a later date to raise funds for The Woodland League, “Forest in a Box”, Native Treevolution project for national schools.