Midlands 103 – Weekly Tips 17 – Ash Dieback

Did you know? Ash Dieback was identified in Ireland in 2012, this invasive pathogen poses a severe threat to the country’s ash tree population, impacting both natural woodlands and cultivated plantations.   Symptoms:  Early signs include wilting, leaf loss, distinctive diamond-shaped bark lesions, branch dieback, and overall tree health decline.   Spread:  Rapidly impacts ash […]

Midlands 103 – Weekly Episode 17 – Ash Dieback

Listen back to this week’s episode we we chat to Michael McEvoy from The Farm Forestry Producers Group about the impact of Ash Die back disease on our tree population.  For more in this series listen in to Midlands 103 every Thursday at 11.20am

Midlands 103 – Weekly Tips 16 – The Gaelic Woodland Project

Did you know? The Gaelic Woodland Project is a volunteer-run charity committed to the creation and protection of native Irish woodlands. Ireland was once 80% forested; only 0.6% of our Old Oak Woodlands remain.   🌳 The Gaelic Woodland Project is on a mission to save Ireland’s native woodlands, but they need your support.   […]

Sunshine 106.8FM – Weekly Tips 15 – National Tree Day

What is SPAR National Tree Day? National Tree Day is organised each year by the Tree Council of Ireland with the support of its members and the Green-Schools. The day is sponsored by SPAR for a third year and coincides with celebrating SPAR’s 60th anniversary of serving communities across Ireland. The theme this year is: […]

Ocean FM – Weekly Episode 1 – Planting Native Trees

Listen in to Ocean FM as Aisling Heraughty explores the planting of native trees across the county. She chats with Shailagh Healy on a guided forest walk, meets some children who are exploring the woods and explores the impact of the Native Woodland Scheme.