TREE WEEK

Programme of Events

Cork

Trees for bees

Venue

Goleen
West Cork

Date

18th February

Time

Morning

Organiser

Michael O’Neill

Description

Tree planting to help bees and bees in the area

Phone

0862793977

Email

oneillmick@gmail.com

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Apiary Planting

Venue

Donoughmore

Date

5th March

Time

14:00

Organiser

Maria Tobin

Description

Planting of tree friendly bees in vicinity of home apiary

Phone

086 0888780

Email

mcvtobin@gmail.com

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Trees for Bees

Venue

Cloughland

Bere Island

Date

5th March

Time

14:30

Organiser

Teresa Hall

Description

Planting trees for bees in area

Phone

0861981541

Email

martelloview@eircom.net

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

National Tree Week – Walk & Talks in Skibbereen

Venue

For walk meet at the Playground, Skibbereen at 1.30pm.
Refreshments and talks at the Eldon Hotel, Skibbereen at 3.30pm

Date

5th March

Time

13:30

Organiser

Cork Environmental Forum/ Forest Service / Bernie Connolly

Description

The walk will be on a local organic farm which has planted native species. After the walk there will be inputs from Eugene Curran, Forest Service on funding available, the local LAWCO Officer Kieran Murphy will talk about work he has done on planting riparian zones by rivers and Bernie Connolly from CEF will speak about the wider benefits and eco-system services of trees.

Phone

083 1468064

Website

bernadette@cef.ie

Email

www.cef.ie

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Ted Cook St Gobnaits Woods Ballyvourney

Venue

St Gobnaits Woods Ballyvourney Co.Cork
With the N.P.W.S. Protected by EU habitats Directive.

Date

5th March

Time

12:00 – 15:00

Organiser

Ted Cook (INTO Heritage Specialist) /

Description

Planting of Saplings trees, also Winter twid identification workshop site preparation, Good Planting practices including good soil amelioration(seaweed)Plant protection (hare guards /Fencing) afterwards a guided tour of the outstanding Oak Woods.

Phone

0876356887

Email

trees@treecouncil.ie

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Trees planting

Venue

Paddy Hanleys place

Ardgrooom

Date

5th March

Time

14:00

Organiser

West Cork Beekeepers Association / Jacqui Glisson

Description

Planting of trees for bees

Phone

0863638249

Email

contact@westcorkbeekeepersassociation.com

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Bee apiary planting

Venue

Private Apiary

Oriel Court

Ballincollig

Date

5th March

Time

15:00

Organiser

Noel Power

Description

Planting of trees for bees – private event

Email

powernoel@eircom.net

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Trees: Nature’s Natural Engineers

Venue

CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory
Castle Road
Blackrock
Cork City

Date

6th March

Time

16:00 – 18:00

Organiser

CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory / Angela Falvey / Clair McSweeney

Description

Tree Week, organised by the Tree Council of Ireland since 1985, is a week long programme of events to celebrate trees; it runs from Sunday March 5th to Sunday March 12th 2017
CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in association with Cork Environmental Forum and Engineers Week are running Tree Week events for schools and the general public that celebrate trees as nature’s natural engineers.
On Monday March 6th from 16.00 -17.00 Darragh Murphy, Biologist and Educator, will guide a tree walk from Blackrock Castle Observatory along the tree lined, riverside amenity to the Douglas Estuary and back.
Following the walk a Moon observing session will run from 17.00-18.00. This event is weather permitting and will focus on the first quarter Moon in the early evening sky.
Visitors to Blackrock Castle can also attend a presentation by Sophie Power from the MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy. Sophie works in the areas of Earth Observation, Climate Change Adaptation and Science Communications. Her presentation will use Earth Observation data visualisations from the European Space Agency and will look at natural land management techniques that can significantly reduce flood risk.
No booking required; this is a fee event and open to all.

Phone

0214326120

Email

info@bco.ie

Website

www.bco.ie

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

Tree Planting Castletownbere

Venue

Castletowwnbere

Date

6th – 10th March

Time

11:00

Organiser

Castletownbere Tidy Towns / Barry Harrington

Description

Planting at Ball alley  , gardens , gaa  grounds
Schools.

Phone

0857397896

Email

tidytownsctb@gmail.com

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Bee Tree Planting

Venue

Balllinagore
Rathcormac
Cork

Date

6th March

Time

14:00

Organiser

Fergal Somers

Description

Friends & family friendlier & educational afternoon – discussions on the importance of the Irish honey bee & the environment & planting Irish bee friendly trees

Email

fergal.somers@brake.eu

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Macroom Library

Venue

Macroom Library and Castlegrounds for Tree Planting.

Date

7th March

Time

13:00 – 15:00

Organiser

Ted Cook along with Macroom Library

Description

Event Description and Details:
Annual Lecture for National Tree Week 2017 . Then planting near by in the Macroom Castle grounds.
Bring good footwear packed lunch.
Visually impaired especially welcomed and accompanied Children Welcome also.

Phone

0876356887

Email

trees@treecouncil.ie

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Crainn Anuas

Venue

Churchfield Community Trust Food Garden
Farranferris
Cork City

Date

7th – 9th March

Time

13:30 – 16:00

Organiser

Churchfield Community Trust /  Micheál O Connor

Description

Complementing the perimeter of our newly establishing urban food garden in North Cork City, our community of volunteers and co-workers at Churchfield Community Trust will establish a variety of native trees to celebrate National Tree Week and our new garden.  It is an important part of our project in creating a supporting and therapeutic environment to which trees contribute, a growing awareness, purpose and sense of belonging for our team.

Phone

0871861988

Email

occupyourself@gmail.com

Website

Home

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Tree Planting

Venue

Dunboy

Date

8th March

Time

14:00

Organiser

Jacqui Glisson

Description

Tree planting in my land in Dunboy.

Phone

0863638249

Email

jglisson9867@gmail.com

Website

drjglisson.com

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Trees planting

Venue

Ballyogaha Apiary

Date

8th March

Time

14:30

Organiser

Bridie Terry

Description

Planting trees for bees

Phone

0863731751

Email

aitnagreine@gmail.com

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Trees for bees

Venue

Dromnafinshin,
Bantry
Cork

Date

8th March

Time

18:00

Organiser

Peter Marren

Description

It will be a small family and friends event for planting trees for the good of the countryside with particular emphasis on local bees.

Phone

0877627816

Email

jpsmarren@hotmail.com

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Rathcormac beavers

Venue

Rathcormac

Date

9th March

Time

18:00

Organiser

Rathcormac beavers / Fergal Somers

Description

Rathcormac Beavers – Scouting Ireland

Talk on the Irish honey bee & the environment – visit to local wild life reserve & planting Irish bee friendly trees – approx 50 beavers will be attending

Phone

086 0237650

Email

fergal.somers@brake.eu

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Trees for bees

Venue

Coolbay Cloyne

Date

10th March

Time

11:00

Organiser

Charlie Terry

Description

Planting for bees and birds

Phone

0863094979

Email

charlesterry@gmail.com

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Carrigaline Heritage Tree Planting Day

Venue

Carrigaline

Date

11th March

Time

10:30

Organiser

Carrigaline Tidy Towns / Liam O Connor

Description

Tidy towns will organise a Tree planting day with the various groups/ Schools / Business in area.

Phone

087 78178757

Email

carrigalinett@gmail.com

Website

carrigalinetidytowns.com

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

Macroom Golf Club/Macroom Castle grounds

Venue

Macroom Golf Club/Macroom Castle grounds

Date

11th March

Time

13:00 – 15:00

Organiser

Ted Cook / K. Hartigan

Description

Ted Cook & Group will plant sapling trees.
Car parking for Elders and Special needs drivers in the Golf Club House Car Park.
Wear out door clothing and strong footwear for planting
Bring a packed Lunch too.

Planting of Trees plus a lot of free advice on how to plant trees and  the maintenance of trees.

Phone

0876356887

Email

trees@treecouncil.ie

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Putting back the hedge

Venue

Innygraga
Balinacurra
Midleton
Co Cork

Date

11th March

Time

12:00

Organiser

Shane Cullinan

Description

Re-instating a natural hedge after construction of a private dwelling.

Phone

086 8525820

Email

cullins71@gmail.com

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

The Tea Club

Venue

Cork

Date

11th March

Time

10:30

Organiser

Louth Beekeeping Soc / Rose Mary Farrell

Description

Planting trees in memory of former family members

Phone

087 2684283

Email

rmfarrell16@gmail.com

Is this event open to the public?

No

 

Hawthorn hedgerow planting.

Venue

Macroom castle grounds and adjoining Golf Club house

Date

12th March

Time

13:00 – 15:00

Organiser

Ted Cook / K. Hartigan

Description

Hawthorn Hedgerow  planting site preparation etc.
Strong Footwear gloves also.
Bring a packed Lunch.
Limited car parking at the Golf Club House for Elders and Special needs drivers.

Phone

0868789891

Email

trees@treecouncil.ie

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

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