Tree Week

Programme of Events

In celebration of National Tree Week, the Tree Council of Ireland, in association with Applegreen, encourages individuals, families, schools and local communities to participate in and support events taking place around the country during the week. To find an event taking place in your area, check out our Events Programme below.

 

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Events by County

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Carlow

GAA & Ballinkillen National School Co. Carlow Venue Ballinkillen National School Date 7th March Time 11:00 Organiser GAA & Ballinkillen National School / Fintan Walsh GAA Description Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael Aogán Ó Fearghail, along with the Tree Council of Ireland will visit Ballinkillen National School and plant a tree for National Tree Week with the […]

Cavan

Tui Bui Aperies Venue Tui Bui, Corlough Date 12th March Time 12:00 Organiser Digges bee keepers association / Lorraine Byrne Description I am a beginner beekeeper and would like to improve my apiary  with some young trees. Phone 0894531642 Email lorrainebyrne08@gmail.com Is this event open to the public? No

Clare

Beekeepers for trees Venue Sixmilebridge Co.Clare Date 8th March Time 11:00 Organiser Donal McHugh. Secretary Banner Beekeepers / Tomas Collins Description Planting out of saplings for purposes of pollination. Phone 087 6393959 Email tomascollins52@gmail.com Is this event open to the public? No

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 […]

Donegal

Shelter from the Storm ~ Growing Trees as Windbreaks Venue The Glasshouses, Killult, Falcarragh Date 11th March Time 13:00 Organiser LAN Teo. (Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha Teoranta ~ Centre for Natural Resources) / Alan Gallagher Description A workshop on the planting trees for the purpose of creating shelter belts. Those who come along will have the […]

Dublin

Launch of the “Irish Tree Trail”, a film guide to the 28 native trees of Ireland, with the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton and Éanna Ní Lamhna Venue St. Laurence’s N.S. (Junior Building), Grange Road, Baldoyle, Dublin, D13 XE37. Date 6th March Time 10:00 Organiser Orla Farrell Description Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton […]

Galway

Tree planting Venue Moycullen Date 5th March Time 12:00 Organiser FIBKA / Dara Scott Description Tree planting and hedge planting Phone 0861561119 Email scottdara@gmail.com Is this event open to the public? No   3 Bee or not 3 Bee Venue Connemara Date 5th March Time 12:30 Organiser Micheal O Conghaile Description A family planting event […]

Kildare

Trees for Bees Venue Annfield Farm Athy Date 5th March Time 11:00 Organiser Una Wall Description We aim to plant new trees and hedging to encourage biodiversity on our organic farm. We particularly want to encourage bees and other pollinators to an area where hedges have been removed for years to allow more intensive agriculture […]

Leitrim

Bards In The Woods at Glenfarne Woods Venue Glenfarne Woods, Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim Date 12th March Time 14:00 Organiser Bards in the Woods / John Willmott Description for the benefit of Mobile App Users who cannot see ‘About … ‘ – slow easy nature walk, up to about 3 K a – bardic session by […]

Limerick

Tree planting Venue Treanlewis, Kilmallock Date 18th February Time 10:00 Organiser John O’Dnnll Description To increase flowers for honey bees In the area. Phone +353879647449 Email griscarra@gmail.com Is this event open to the public? No Trees for Bees Venue Knocklong-Glenbrohane-Elton Date 6th March 2017 Time 9:00 – 15:00 Organiser 3 Counties Beekeeping association / Pauline Walsh […]

Louth

Tree Week Tree Planting Carlingford Venue Mullatee, Carlingford Date 5th March Time 14:00 Organiser Robbie Savage Description Planting 20 saplings as part of Tree Week – Irish Beekeeping Trees for Bees Phone 042 9373928 Email annesavage@eircom.net Is this event open to the public? No   The Tea Club Venue Dundalk Date 11th March Time 11:00 […]

Longford

Trees for bees Venue Creenagh Date 4th March Time 14:00 Organiser Longford bee keepers association / Richard Howard Description Planting these trees in fields to improve shelter and bee forage. Phone 0868199970 Email rahoward@eircom.net Is this event open to the public? No   Killashee Bee and pollinators FriendlyTree week Venue Cluain Na Sidhe Estate and […]

Mayo

Trees Botanical Drawing and Painting Workshop for adults with artist Lynn Stringer Venue Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar Date 11th March Time 11:00 – 17:00 Organiser Lough Gur Development Co-Op Society Ltd. / Eileen Description To celebrate National Tree Week come join botanical artist Lynn Stringer for a day of drawing and painting focused on trees. […]

Meath

Trees for Bees Venue Castletown Date 18th February Time 13:00 Organiser Brendan Harvey Description Planting trees for bees Phone 0870941849 Email theharve01@gmail.com Is this event open to the public? No   Private Planting Venue Portan Ballivor Date 5th March Time 14:00 Organiser Oliver Forde Description Getting friends and relatives to plant trees on families farm […]

Monaghan

Apiary Tree Planting Venue Family farm Date 18th March Time 12:00 Organiser Fingal Beekeepers / Seamus Connolly Description Increasing the diversity of trees on a new proposed Apiary on family farm Phone 0876632876 Email seamusaconnolly@eircom.net Is this event open to the public? No

Offaly

Tree planting Venue Galbally Apriary and Gardens Date 5th March Time 14:00 Organiser Galbally residents concerned about the loss of natural habitat / Jerome Phair Description Planting trees to provide nectar and pollen for honeybees, bumblebees and flying insects. Also to provide natural habitat and food for birds and all other wildlife. Phone 085 1234732 […]

Roscommon

We Love Trees! Venue Ballyleague Riverside Park and Community, Ballyleague, County Roscommon Date 5th March Time 13:00 Organiser Ballyleague Village Renewal & Tidy Towns / Gerry Trimble Description A celebration of trees and biodiversity – including a planting ceremony and a special remembrance event for the Ballyleague community. Phone 087 6474832 Email keepballyleaguetidy@gmail.com Website www.loughree.ie Is […]

Sligo

Bards In The Woods at Hazelwood Venue Hazelwood Forest east of Sligo Town Date 5th March Time 14:00 Organiser Bards in the Woods / John Willmott Description – slow easy nature walk, up to about 2 km – bardic session by some yews – shared picnic blanket by River Unshin – NO FEE, but bring […]

Tipperary

Tree planting Venue Ballywilliam Nenagh Tipperary Date 5th March Time 11:00 Organiser Una Wycherley Description Private planting of trees for apiary. North Tipperary bee keepers association member. Phone 0867740242 Email unawycherley27@gmail.com Is this event open to the public? No   Trees for Bees Venue North Tipperary Date 5th – 12th March Time 13:00 Organiser Patrick […]

Waterford

Tree Planting Venue Kilmeedy West, Kinsalebeg Date 5th March Time 10:00 Organiser Robert Anthony Description Trees to be planted in an apiary Phone 0876547034 Email Kilmeedy.west@googlemail.com Is this event open to the public? No   Trees for Dunmore Bees Venue Dunmore East Date 11th March Time 12:00 Organiser Jonathan Yoder Description A small group of […]

Wexford

Trees for Bees Venue Kyle, Bunclody, Co. Wexford Date 14th February Time 14:00 Organiser Monica Murphy Description Trees for bees Phone 0877585905 Email monmurphy2014@gmail.com  Is this event open to the public? No   Donaghmore Tree Planting Venue Donaghmore, Gorey Date 5th March Time 15:00 Organiser Dara Kilmartin Description Native Trees to be planted at apiary […]

Westmeath

Trees for Bees Venue Greenacre, Cushinstown Killucan Date 9th March Time 14:00 Organiser Lake County Beekeepers / Ken Norton Description Planting more trees for honey bees Phone 0872418213 Email kennorton06@gmail.com Is this event open to the public? No   Crann Guided Woodland Walk Venue Belvedere House Mullingar Date 11th March Time 14:00 – 16:00 Organiser […]

Wicklow

Trees for Bees – Arklow Venue Arklow Date 26th February Time Afternoon Organiser Chris Merrigan Description Planting of 20 trees for Bees in large side garden will mark the year and the happy event of new child to this world …. baby due later in 2017. Phone 0876521345 Email merrigan6@eircom.net Is this event open to the […]