Spread of ash dieback highlights outdated forest policies

Ian Carey News, Press Releases

7 October 2013: The Environmental Pillar is extremely alarmed for the future prospects of our native ash trees, now that it has been confirmed that ash dieback has been discovered in a native ash tree in a hedgerow in Leitrim. The site is close to where the disease was first found in a commercial plantation of introduced trees in November 2012. …

Ian CareySpread of ash dieback highlights outdated forest policies

New measures are needed to combat serious consequences of deadly ash dieback

Ian Carey News, Press Releases

18 January 2013: The Environmental Pillar, a coalition of 26 national environmental groups, is calling for the government to adopt a new set of measures to control ash dieback disease and to limit the very serious economic and environmental problems resulting from its introduction to Ireland. Ash dieback is a fungal disease that kills ash trees. It spread to Ireland …

Ian CareyNew measures are needed to combat serious consequences of deadly ash dieback