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Ireland’s largest independent forestry nursery celebrates 30th birthday

12 Aug , 2019  

Twenty-fifteen is the 30th anniversary of the establishment of None So Hardy (Forestry) Ltd. – Ireland’s largest independent forestry nursery. We dropped into the company’s base at Shillelagh in Wicklow to discuss the history of this outstanding company, as well as the comprehensive range of products and services provided, with sales and transport manager Lar […]

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News

Forestry moves to top of McHale plant sales agenda

8 Aug , 2019  

The Irish Government’s Climate Action Plan 2030, coming hot on the heels of plans to turn the UK into a climate neutral economy by 2050, contains targets and recommendations that hold out great prospects for the forestry and the timber harvesting sector.   As news bulletins show, pressure for change has been building up on […]

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News

Claim of better times ahead for Forestry & Timber processing

15 Jan , 2019  

The forestry and timber processing sector is amongst those whose full potential in terms of job creation, land development, farm economics and environmental planning has yet to be fully grasped by the public generally. That is the view of one leading supplier to the industry, Komatsu Forest equipment distributor, McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill and […]

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Features

Through the chair

20 May , 2015  

Elected chairman of the IFA Farm Forestry Association two years ago, Michael Fleming is enjoying every minute of the challenging workload the office brings. A member of the IFA for the past 20 years, the Kerry native made his way up through the ranks as county representative, Munster representative and vice-chairman before taking over in […]

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Features

Leading forestry machinery suppliers

21 Apr , 2015  

Ireland’s leading supplier of firewood processing and timber harvesting and forwarding machinery, Oakleaf Forestry has carved a niche for itself in the marketplace since its inception eight years ago. We met up with founder / proprietor Joe Litter to get an insight into the day-to-day operations at Ireland’s leading supplier of machinery to the timber […]

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