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Ireland's National Tree Week next week


National Tree Week, Ireland

During March 2014 the National Tree Week theme 
was The Sound of Trees', 'Fuaim na gCrann'

... which I find is potentially beautiful.

Each year the Tree Council of Ireland rustle up volunteers throughout all 26 counties of the Republic Of Ireland to register and arrange local activities connected to trees and forests under a theme for

National Tree Week

The activities most promoted are tree planting, as this is coming to the end of the bare root tree planting season, education about trees to include identification, and relationships to fungi, shrubs, flowers, mammals, birds, insects and ourselves.

This is also a time to reflect on how trees, woods and forests are vital for our life and survival and how our own well being and health protection is made possible by being among trees, tree medicine.

Sadly it seems ...

Not every county Loves Trees ??? 

Most years, recently, it seems that 40% of the counties of the Republic Of Ireland do not host any Tree Week events in any Public F…