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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|

Indo Farming – Budget windfall for forestry as ‘unfair’ tax regime to go

Budget windfall for forestry as 'unfair' tax regime to go http://www.independent.ie/business/farming/budget-windfall-for-forestry-as-unfair-tax-regime-to-go-31525711.html  

September 18th, 2015|

Cappamore Show 2015

SWS Forestry attended Cappamore show, Limerick on 15th August 2015 Minister Tom Hayes and Mark Clery of SWS Forestry at the show   Aaron Abbott at Cappamore show   in domain registration .

September 18th, 2015|

2015 Tullamore National Livestock Show

SWS Forestry will be exhibiting at the 2015 Tullamore Show on Sun 09th Aug, stand F&E X484 in "Forestry & Sustainable Living".  Our foresters will be available on the day to discuss the Forestry Scheme in place and highlight the [...]

August 7th, 2015|

Irish Forestry, Woodland & Bio Energy Show 2015

SWS Forestry will be exhibiting at the 2015 Irish Forestry, Woodland & Bio Energy Show in Stradbally on Sat 9th & Sun 10th May. Why not come along and speak to one of our foresters [...]

March 5th, 2015|
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