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Nationwide Series of Information Meetings presenting the new Forestry Programme 2014-2020

This nationwide series of information meetings runs from 19 to 30 January 2015. All meetings start at 7.30pm.

Please see table below for more information on meetings in your area. All are welcome.

Teagasc in association with the Forest Service have organised a nationwide series of information meetings to present the newly announced Forestry Programme 2014-2020. These meetings will take place between 19 and 30 January.

At these meetings, the new forestry grant schemes as well as key differences with the previous schemes will be discussed. Key differences include that new forestry premiums will now be paid for a period of 15 years instead of 20; a significant budget increase and focus for native woodland conservation; a requirement within various water sensitive areas to include a Native Woodland Establishment plot; the introduction of a single premium rate (i.e. no distinction between farmers and non-farmers) and an improved forest road construction scheme with improved grant rates.

New Forestry Programme Information Meetings
CountyLocationVenueDate
All meetings starts at 7.30 pm
Contact details
Cavan Ballyhaise Ballyhaise College Tuesday 27 Kevin O'Connell
Clare Ennis Teagasc Office Monday 19 Michael Somers
Cork Macroom Teagasc Office Monday 26 John Casey
Cork Mallow Teagasc Office Monday 19 John Casey
Cork Midleton Teagasc Office Wednesday 21 John Casey
Cork Skibbereen Teagasc Office Tuesday 27 John Casey
Donegal Carndonagh Malin Hotel, Malin Tuesday 27 Steven Meyen
Donegal Letterkenny Teagasc Office Thursday 22 Steven Meyen
Galway Athenry Teagasc Mellows Campus Thursday 22 Noel Kennedy
Kerry Killarney Teagasc Office Tuesday 20 Tom Houlihan
Kildare Naas Teagasc Office Thursday 29 Liam Kelly
Kilkenny Kilkenny City Teagasc Office Wednesday 28 Michael Somers
Laois Portlaoise Teagasc Office Thursday 22 Liam Kelly
Leitrim Mohill Teagasc Office Tuesday 20 Steven Meyen
Limerick Newcastlewest Teagasc Office Tuesday 27 Tom Houlihan
Longford Longford Teagasc Office Tuesday 27 Liam Kelly
Louth Navan Teagasc Office Wednesday 28 Kevin O'Connell
Mayo Claremorris McWilliam Park Hotel Tuesday 27 Noel Kennedy
Meath Navan Teagasc Office Wednesday 28 Kevin O'Connell
Monaghan Monaghan Teagasc Office Thursday 29 Kevin O'Connell
Offaly Tullamore Teagasc Office Tuesday 20 Liam Kelly
Roscommon Roscommon Teagasc Office Wednesday 21 Noel Kennedy
Sligo Ballymote Teagasc Office Wednesday 21 Steven Meyen
Tipperary Limerick Junction Ballykisteen Hotel Thursday 22 Tom Houlihan
Tipperary Thurles Teagasc Office Wednesday 21 Michael Somers
Waterford Dungarvan Teagasc Office Tuesday 20 John Casey
Westmeath Mullingar Teagasc Office Monday 19 Liam Kelly
Wexford Enniscorthy Teagasc Office Wednesday 28 Frances McHugh
Wicklow Tinahely Teagasc Office Wednesday 21 Frances McHugh

Further information: