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Coillte announce the transfer of ownership of some forests in Mayo to the National Park and Wildlife service
Coillte has announced that it is in the process of transferring ownership of their forests in Nephin into the Ballycroy National Park.
Coillte have moved this week to dispel fears of some members of the public following the felling of trees near Belleek Woods in Ballina recently.
A local councillor has received a response from the CEO of Coillte regarding the future plans for 26 acres of Coillte owned woodland in Clarenbridge, which was put up for sale earlier this year.
Sinn Féin Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh has called for the proposed sale of 26 acres of Coillte owned woodland in Clarinbridge to be halted immediately to allow for further local consultation and a full assessment of the potential of the State owned asset.
Coillte must send representatives to a public meeting to answer local fears which have arisen from the State forestry company's controversial decision to sell 25 acres of mature woodland near Clarinbridge.
A Clarinbridge resident has expressed his dissatisfaction about the sale of woodland in the area. The land in Kilcornan, which is owned by Coillte, has been placed for sale by private treaty with Galway auctioneering firm DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard.
Last week Coillte hosted a tree identification walk attended by Culleens National School as part of ESB Tree Week 2016. This was one of the events that Coillte hosted as part Tree Week 2016, along with a series of nature walks and tree planting events to inspire people to experience the positive role that trees play in our lives. In addition Coillte donated 15,000 trees that were planted by community groups and schools all around the country, bringing thousands of people together to get their hands dirty, and add more green to neighbourhoods all around the country.
People are being encouraged to walk off the festive excesses by making use of Coillte’s extensive forest parks and trail networks across Galway this Christmas.
The Western Care Christmas shop is now open at the Vocational Training Centre, Castlebar, selling Christmas trees supplied by Coillte from local sustainable forests, Christmas wreaths and cards and handmade crafts at competitive prices. All profits will go to Western Care local services.
Sinn Féin Councillor Thérèse Ruane has welcomed the show of interest in Rehins Woods by Minister Shane Mc Entee this week and the fact that the Neighbourwood Scheme would reopen shortly.