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James Bradshaw – Limerick Leader

James Bradshaw, of SWS, spoke to Limerick Leader recently on the benefits of forestry. “We are more than familiar with the realities of trying to work land that because of modern day practices is just [...]

April 18th, 2016|

SWS Forestry on Irish TV

If you missed us on Irish Tv's Cork County Matters programme yesterday evening here's your chance to catch it online. http://www.irishtv.ie/cork-matters-82

April 7th, 2016|

Cork County Matters programme on Irish TV

SWS Forestry will feature on Irish TV tomorrow evening for our joint sustainability project with Carbery during the recent ESB Tree Week.  20 native Irish Trees were given to over 1,300 West Cork farmers to [...]

April 4th, 2016|

Julian O’Keeffe speaks to the Farming Independent

One of our Cork Sales Representatives speaks to the Farming Independent about being a Forestry Advisor. Julian can be contacted on 0870570787 http://www.independent.ie/business/farming/i-hear-about-farmers-working-at-10-at-night-and-i-just-dont-get-it-34518735.html  

March 9th, 2016|

West Cork Farmers receiving their free trees

Over 1,300 West Cork Farmers will collect 20 free native Irish trees each (birch and oak) from their local Co Ops this week (National Tree Week, 6th-13th March) in a joint initiative between Carbery and SWS Forestry [...]

March 9th, 2016|

Three Generations of Farmers

Three Generations of Farmers Cormac O'Keefe of West Cork with his dad James O'Keefe and son James planting one of the trees they received as part of the Carbery Tree Project.  Over 26,000 native trees [...]

March 9th, 2016|

Carbery Tree Project – Addressing Climate Change at a local level

CARBERY LAUNCHES FARMER TREE PROJECT TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE LOCALLY Over 26,000 trees available for planting on up to 1,300 farms in West Cork Carbery, in conjunction with SWS Forestry, has launched The Carbery Tree [...]

March 7th, 2016|

Tour of Laois Sawmills

Tour of Laois Sawmills - 15 Dec 2015 Laois Sawmills provided SWS Forestry staff with a tour of their operations on Tuesday of this week. We were given an overview of the history and expansion [...]

December 18th, 2015|

SWS Forestry Training Field Day – Tipperary

SWS Forestry staff attended a training field day in North Tipperary last Friday.  We visited a recently planted site in the morning where Joe Fitzgerald and Colm Dunne led the session on soil pH and selection of species best suited [...]

November 10th, 2015|

National Ploughing Championships 2015

Minister of State, Tom Hayes visiting the SWS Forestry Stand at the National Ploughing Championships 2015 in Ratheniska. The National Ploughing Championships, which is Europe's largest Outdoor Exhibition and Agricultural Trade Show, saw the most successful year yet with [...]

November 10th, 2015|
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