Coillte

€1.2m allocated to recreation facilities and outdoor tourism in forests

€1.2m allocated to recreation facilities and outdoor tourism in forests

€1.2 million in funding has been announced to support recreation facilities and outdoor tourism in forest parks and other Coillte...

September 10, 2021

BoI develops ‘nature-based’ funding instrument

BoI develops ‘nature-based’ funding instrument

Bank of Ireland (BoI) has developed a “nature-based” funding instrument aimed at carbon sequestration, biodiversity and public amenities. The ‘Woodland...

August 17, 2021

Illegal dumping costs Coillte €2 million over last five years

Illegal dumping costs Coillte €2 million over last five years

Illegal dumping in forests owned by Coillte – much of which is free to recycle – has cost the company...

May 10, 2021

Coillte finances take hit from Covid and licencing ‘crisis’

Coillte finances take hit from Covid and licencing ‘crisis’

Coillte has released its financial performance report for the year 2020, noting decreased figures compared to 2019. The authority attributed...

May 4, 2021

70% of people say forests are more important during the pandemic

70% of people say forests are more important during the pandemic

70% of Irish adults say forests are more important during Covid-19 – providing a mental and physical wellness boost according...

March 24, 2021

Competition watchdog clears proposed green energy venture between ESB and Coillte

Competition watchdog clears proposed green energy venture between ESB and Coillte

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared, subject to a number of legally binding commitments, the proposed joint...

February 5, 2021

Farmers take legal action against Coillte over alleged unlawful planting

Farmers take legal action against Coillte over alleged unlawful planting

Legal proceedings have begun against semi-state forestry firm Coillte in relation to the alleged unlawful planting of lands neighbouring one...

November 30, 2020

Minister Hackett to appear at Oireachtas agriculture committee

Minister Hackett to appear at Oireachtas agriculture committee

Minister of State with responsibility for land use and biodiversity Pippa Hackett will come before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on...

November 17, 2020

‘The right tree in the right place’ – Coillte welcomes funding for bog rewetting

‘The right tree in the right place’ – Coillte welcomes funding for bog rewetting

Coillte has welcomed the announcement that funding will be provided for the process of rewetting and replanting 2,100ha of Atlantic...

July 27, 2020

Coillte stresses forest fire risk after Leitrim blaze

Coillte stresses forest fire risk after Leitrim blaze

Coillte has stressed the risk of forest fire at the present time due to a spell of dryer weather, after...

April 22, 2020

Dangers underlined as Coillte urges public to avoid outdoor fires

Dangers underlined as Coillte urges public to avoid outdoor fires

Coillte is reminding members of the public that the Government Covid-19 related restrictions are still in place and that members...

April 3, 2020

Bord na Móna and Coillte to convert 1,500ha of bog to woodland

Bord na Móna and Coillte to convert 1,500ha of bog to woodland

1,500ha of bog, no longer used for peat production, will be initially targeted under a new collaboration between Bord na...

October 2, 2019

2 non-executive directors appointed to board of Coillte

2 non-executive directors appointed to board of Coillte

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has announced the appointment of two new non-executive directors to...

September 6, 2019

Coillte confirms intention to build 10-turbine wind farm in north-west

Coillte confirms intention to build 10-turbine wind farm in north-west

Coillte has confirmed to AgriLand this week that it intends to build a 10-turbine wind farm across the north-west in north...

August 30, 2019

Coillte launches new ‘branch’ with an alternative focus

Coillte launches new ‘branch’ with an alternative focus

The state-owned commercial forestry business, Coillte, has today announced that it has established a new ‘not-for-profit’ entity – Coillte Nature...

June 20, 2019

Coillte delivers ‘record financial performance’ for 2018

Coillte delivers ‘record financial performance’ for 2018

Coillte has reported a “record financial performance” for 2018, it was announced today, Wednesday, May 1. The organisation hit an...

May 1, 2019

Hundreds of tonnes of waste discovered in Meath forest

Hundreds of tonnes of waste discovered in Meath forest

Hundreds of tonnes of industrial waste has been discovered dumped in Coillte-owned forests in Co. Meath. Coillte estimates that the...

May 1, 2019

‘Plant for our Planet’: Public urged to back National Tree Week 2019

‘Plant for our Planet’: Public urged to back National Tree Week 2019

Coillte is asking the public to get behind National Tree Week 2019, which will officially kick off this Sunday (March...

March 25, 2019