Coillte

€64m Cork wind farm to generate power for 17,000 homes annually

€64m Cork wind farm to generate power for 17,000 homes annually

The ESB and Coillte have secured financial backing for the Castlepook Wind Farm project in Co. Cork, which represents an overall investment...

November 19, 2016

Coillte profits increase 64% on 2014 as debt drops

Coillte profits increase 64% on 2014 as debt drops

Coillte, Ireland’s largest forestry and land solutions company, has announced a 64% increase in profits for 2015 on the year previous...

May 27, 2016

Europe expected to plant 600,000ha of forestry to combat climate change

Europe expected to plant 600,000ha of forestry to combat climate change

Investment in forestry over the next five years will have a big impact on the environment, as it will result...

February 28, 2016

Coillte sells off 300 masts to French investment fund

Coillte sells off 300 masts to French investment fund

Collate has announced that InfraVia Capital Partners (InfraVia), a French investment fund, has agreed to purchase its portfolio of telecommunications...

August 27, 2015

Coillte announces 46% growth in operating profit to €60.5m

Coillte announces 46% growth in operating profit to €60.5m

Coillte has announced its annual results for 2014, with an operating profit of €60.5m, which is an increase of 46%...

July 30, 2015

Some 685ha of raised bogs to be restored across seven counties

Some 685ha of raised bogs to be restored across seven counties

Some 685ha of raised bogs on 17 Coillte owned sites across seven counties are to be restored as part of...

May 24, 2015

How to re-establish a forest after a clearfell

How to re-establish a forest after a clearfell

Most forest owners know that a forest must be replanted after the final timber crop has been harvested however, Teagasc...

April 9, 2015

Biomass can reduce business heating costs by 50%

Biomass can reduce business heating costs by 50%

Biomass boilers can reduce heating costs for businesses by up to 50%, a recent conference on Biomass Information and Demonstration...

May 11, 2014

Maloney sets out his stall for Coillte

Maloney sets out his stall for Coillte

Chairperson designate of Collite John Maloney set out his plans for Coillte at a meeting today with the Oireachtas Joint...

April 3, 2014

Managing Recent Storm Damage in Forests

Managing Recent Storm Damage in Forests

Teagasc, in conjunction with Coillte and the Forest Service, DAFM, is organising two important demonstrations on windblow clearance and forest...

March 30, 2014

ESB imports 15,000 timber poles a year

ESB imports 15,000 timber poles a year

ESB Networks currently imports more than 15,000 timber poles a year due to insufficient supply from Coillte as a result of...

January 22, 2014

All-Ireland hedgecutters set Guinness world record

All-Ireland hedgecutters set Guinness world record

A Guinness world record was set at the All-Ireland Hedgecutting Championships in Kilkenny at the weekend for the greatest number...

October 22, 2013

The cut above the rest

The cut above the rest

“It’s not as easy as it sounds,” said Mary Ann Nolan,  one of the organisers of the All-Ireland Annual Hedgecutting...

October 18, 2013

Clash of the ash

Clash of the ash

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for forestry, today opened a Conference...

July 17, 2013

Timber awards galore!

Timber awards galore!

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for Forestry, Tom Hayes TD, presented...

July 5, 2013