Forest Service

Forest industry: Department ‘consistently missing its own targets’

Forest industry: Department ‘consistently missing its own targets’

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine “is consistently making its own targets” with the current number of applications...

December 2, 2020

Hackett: 4,700 forest licence applications currently in system

Hackett: 4,700 forest licence applications currently in system

There are approximately 4,700 forest licence applications currently in the system, according to Minister of State in the Department of Agriculture,...

December 2, 2020

‘Massive problems’ in Ireland’s Forest Service – Fitzmaurice

‘Massive problems’ in Ireland’s Forest Service – Fitzmaurice

The Forest Service under the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is beset with “massive problems”, according to one...

December 23, 2019

Save Leitrim weighs in on forestry licensing

Save Leitrim weighs in on forestry licensing

Rural community group Save Leitrim has issued a response to the recent announcement by the Department of Agriculture, Food and...

November 14, 2019

Study into forestry in Leitrim ‘nothing but a tick-box exercise’ – Collins

Study into forestry in Leitrim ‘nothing but a tick-box exercise’ – Collins

The recent study into the impact of forestry in Co. Leitrim has been described as “flawed” and “nothing but a...

September 24, 2019

Farmers warned to be ‘extra vigilant’ as risk of forest fires increases

Farmers warned to be ‘extra vigilant’ as risk of forest fires increases

Farmers have been warned by the IFA to be ‘extra vigilant’ after the Forest Service issued a high fire risk...

April 11, 2017

Hayes called on to refund farmers over ‘incorrectly recouped’ forestry payments

Hayes called on to refund farmers over ‘incorrectly recouped’ forestry payments

The IFA is calling on Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Tom Hayes, to refund thousands of farmers...

February 1, 2016