TREE WEEK

Programme of Events

Dublin

National tree week walks for schools

Venue:
National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
Sunday 31st March – Sunday 7th April

Event Time:
Call for booking

Organising Body/Organiser:
OPW / National Botanic Gardens

Event Description and Details:
Explore the Gardens for some fascinating tree tales and facts on native and exotic trees alike, while learning how to identify some of our most popular trees.
Suitable for 1st class and up.
Booking essential

Contact Person:
Visitor Centre

Telephone number:
01 857 0909 / 01 804 0319

Email:
botanicgardens@opw.ie

Website:
www.botanicgardens.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

National tree week walks: Intriguing Trees

Venue:
National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
Sunday 31st March and Sunday 7th April

Event Time:
2:30 pm.

Organising Body/Organiser:
OPW / National Botanic Gardens

Event Description and Details:
In celebration of National Tree Week, this tour visits many majestic and interesting old trees throughout the Gardens, exploring their secret world, their inner workings and even how they communicate with one another! Also taking place amongst the trees of the National Botanic Gardens, Kilmacurragh – please see Kilmacurragh section for more details.

Contact Person:
Visitor Centre

Telephone number:
01 857 0909 / 01 804 0319

Email:
botanicgardens@opw.ie

Website:
www.botanicgardens.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

St Patricks Park Community Orchard Planting

Venue:
Stepaside

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
30th Mar 2019

Event Time:
10am

Organising Body/Organiser:
St. Patricks Park Residents Assoc.

Event Description and Details:
Orchard Planting for the community of St. Patricks Park.

Contact Person:
lohara@dlrcoco.ie

Telephone number:
012054700

Email:
lohara@dlrcoco.ie

Website:

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Ceremonial Tree Planting in School Garden

Venue:
Scoil Eoin Baiste, Belgrove Senior Girls’ School, Seafield Road, Clontarf

County:
Dublin City

Event Date:
1 April 2019

Event Time:
11.00 a.m.

Organising Body/Organiser:
easy treesie – Crann, Trees for Ireland

Event Description and Details:
The children of the Green School Committee of Belgrove Senior Girls’ School, Clontarf continue their tradition of planting native trees on their school grounds by planting a ceremonial tree in their school garden, a symbolic and practical action to increase biodiversity and capture and sequester carbon, preceded by a workshop on trees and their importance to us with the easy treesie – Crann, Trees for Ireland project.

Contact Person:
Orla Farrell

Telephone number:
086 874 7054

Email:
orla@easytreesie.com

Website:
www.easytreesie.com

Is your event open to the public:
No

Belgrove School Tree Planting

Venue:
Belgrove Senior Girls’ School, Clontarf

County:
Co. Dublin

Event Date:
1st April 2019

Event Time:
11.00a.m.

Organising Body/Organiser:
easy treesie, Crann – Trees for Ireland

Event Description and Details:
The children of the Green School Committee of Belgrove Senior Girls’ School, Clontarf continue their tradition of planting native trees on their school grounds by planting a ceremonial tree in their school garden, a symbolic and practical action to increase biodiversity and capture and sequester carbon, preceded by a workshop on trees and their importance to us with the easy treesie – Crann, Trees for Ireland project.

Contact Person:
Orla Farrell/Marguerite Arbuthnot-O’Brien

Telephone number:
01-6275075

Email:
info@crann.ie

Website:
www.crann.ie

Is your event open to the public:
No

Tree Planting with the Mayor of SDCC

Venue: Entrance to Harelawn Estate, Clondalkin, Co. Dublin

Date and Time: Monday 1 st of April at 11am

Organising body: SDCC Public Realm Section

Are the general public invited to take part? Yes

Contact person: Olive Harrington & Brendan Redmond

Tel: 01-4149000 Website: www.SDCC.ie

Presentations on Trees

Venue:
Swords County Hall

County:
Co. Dublin

Event Date:
2nd April 2019

Event Time:
10.30am-1.00p.m.

Organising Body/Organiser:
easy treesie, Crann – Trees for Ireland and Filip Jastrezebski of the Afforestation Project.

Event Description and Details:
Swords Woodland Association Tree event with presentations from invited groups, among them Orla Farrell of the easy treesie – Crann children’s planting project and Filip Jastrezebski of the Afforestation Project.

Contact Person:
Orla Farrell/Marguerite Arbuthnot-O’Brien

Telephone number:
01-6275075

Email:
info@crann.ie

Website:
www.crann.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Tree Walk & Talk

Venue:
Malahide Demesne. Meet at the Abbey graveyard gate to the front of Avoca.

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
2nd

Event Time:
10am,

Organising Body/Organiser:
Fingal County Council

Event Description and Details:
A further short walk & talk event has been added for Tuesday 2nd. Taking place in Malahide Demesne 2nd April. Meet at Abbey Graveyard gate to front of Avoca.

Contact Person:
Cornelia Raftery

Telephone number:
0873484581

Email:
cornelia.raftery@fingal.ie

Website:
52E Mount Argus Road, Harolds Cross

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

 

Drimnagh Schools Walk and talk

Venue:
Landsdowne Valley Park, Drimnagh, Dublin 12

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
02/04/19

Event Time:
10.30, 11.15, 12 oon, 14.00, and 14.45

Organising Body/Organiser:
Dublin City Council

Event Description and Details:
Walk and talk on the trees in the park

Contact Person:
Anthony McGrath

Telephone number:
0873939324

Email:
anthony.mcgrath@dublincity.ie

Website:
www.dublincity.ie

Is your event open to the public:
No

 

Tree Planting with Local Schools

Venue:
St. Louise De Marillac National School, Drumfinn Road, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10.

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
02/04/19

Event Time:
11.00

Organising Body/Organiser:
Dublin City Council

Event Description and Details:
Tree planting event with local schoolchildren

Contact Person:
Donal O’Connor

Telephone number:
0868150544

Email:
donal.oconnor@dublincity.ie

Website:
www.dublincity.ie

Is your event open to the public:
No

 

Tree Walk and Talk

Venue:
Markievicz Park, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10.

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
02/04/19

Event Time:
11.00

Organising Body/Organiser:
Dublin City Council

Event Description and Details:
Tree walk and talk with the local De La Salle School. Also open to members of the public.

Contact Person:
Donal O’Connor

Telephone number:
0868150544

Email:
donal.oconnor@dublincity.ie

Website:
www.dublincity.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Tree Planting with Educate Together School in Lucan

Venue: Griffeen Valley Educate Together

Date and Time: Tuesday the 2 nd of April 2019 at 11am

Organising body: SDCC

Are the general public invited to take part? No

Contact person: Niall Harrington & Brendan Redmond

Tel: 01-4149000 Website: Website: www.SDCC.ie

 

Swords Woodland Association National Tree Week Event

Venue:
The Atrium, Fingal County Offices, Main St., Swords

County:
FINGAL

Event Date:
Tuesday 2nd April, 2019

Event Time:
10.30 – 12.30 p.m. approx

Organising Body/Organiser:
Swords Woodland Association

Event Description and Details:
Swords Woodland Association Tree event with presentations from invited groups, among them Orla Farrell of the easy treesie – Crann children’s planting project and Filip Jastrezebski of the Afforestation Project.

Contact Person:
Cllr. Joe Newman

Telephone number:
087 2457729.

Email:
swordswoodlandassoc@gmail.com

Website:

Swords Woodland Association

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Tree Planting with Tuesday Irish Group

Venue:
Pearse Museum
St. Enda’s Park
Grange Road
Rathfarnham
Dublin 16

County:
Dublin 16

Event Date:
2/4/19

Event Time:
11.00am

Organising Body/Organiser:
The Office of Public Works, St Enda’s Park

Event Description and Details:
In celebration of National Tree Week,we will be planting some Native Trees to celebrate two enjoyable years of the Tuesday Irish group.

Contact Person:
Reception

Telephone number:
01 4934208

Email:
pearsemuseum@opw.ie

Website:
www.pearsemuseum.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Tree Planting with Local Schools

Venue:
Kylemore Community Training Centre, Ballyfermot Resource Centre, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10.

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
03/04/19

Event Time:
11.00

Organising Body/Organiser:
Dublin City Council

Event Description and Details:
Tree Planting with early school leavers

Contact Person:
Donal O’Connor

Telephone number:
0868150544

Email:
donal.oconnor@dublincity.ie

Website:
www.dublincity.ie

Is your event open to the public:
No

A walk in Barnaslingan Forest in celebration of National Tree Week 2019

Venue:
Barnaslingan Forest

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
03.04.19

Event Time:
11:00

Organising Body/Organiser:
Dublin Mountains Partnership & Coillte

Event Description and Details:
A stroll through Barnaslingan Forest guided by Sean Quealy from Coillte and Dublin Mountains Partnership Volunteer Rangers to celebrate the wonder and beauty of trees.

Contact Person:
Clodagh Duffy

Telephone number:
086 6837136

Email:
info@dublinmountains.ie

Website:
www.dublinmountains.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Trees and Human Health

Venue:
DLR Lexicon
Meeting Room 2

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
03/04/19

Event Time:
11am

Organising Body/Organiser:
Ecowellness Consulting Ltd

Event Description and Details:
Free public talk on the health and wellbeing benefits of trees. We will look at the importance of having a strong nature connection and the positive role trees have in people’s lives.
Booking essential by emailing shirley_gleeson@hotmail.com

Contact Person:
Shirley Gleeson

Telephone number:
087 9320914

Email:
shirley_gleeson@hotmail.com

Website:
www.ecowellnessconsulting.com

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Sycamore replanting

Venue:
Holy Spirit GNS,
Sillogue Road,
Ballymun,
Dublin 11

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
3rd April 2019

Event Time:
1pm

Organising Body/Organiser:
Grace Kearney HSCL

Event Description and Details:
5th Class are going to dig up all our Sycamore seedlings in our school garden and re pot them in labelled pots and bring home to watch them grow.

The main focus is on the children being able to identify Sycamore seedlings, understanding the delicate nature of young roots & of taking ownership of a tree during this informative week.

Contact Person:
Grace Kearney (HSCL)

Telephone number:
087 6210275

Email:
holyspiritgirls@gmail.com

Website:
Holy Spirit GNS, Sillogue Road

Is your event open to the public:
No

Tree Walk with Susan and Cabinteely school

Venue:
Cabinteely Park

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
3rd April 2019

Event Time:
tbc

Organising Body/Organiser:
DLR Co. Co. /Cabinteely School

Event Description and Details:
One of Cabinteely Parks wonderful gardeners Susan will lead a walk around the park identifying trees and looking at the interactions that occur throughout the woodland.

Contact Person:
Lorraine ohara

Telephone number:
012054700

Email:
lohara@dlrcoco.ie

Website:

Is your event open to the public:
No

Trees and Human Health

Venue:
DLR Lexicon , Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin
Meeting Room 2

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
03/04/2019

Event Time:
11am

Organising Body/Organiser:
Ecowellness Consulting Ltd

Event Description and Details:
Free public talk on the health and wellbeing benefits of trees and forests. We will explore the research in this area and examples of how interventions are being designed that benefits both trees and people

Booking essential by contact shirley_gleeson@hotmail.com

Contact Person:
Shirley Gleeson

Telephone number:
087 9320914

Email:
shirley_gleeson@hotmail.com

Website:
www.ecowellnessconsulting.com

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Hudson Park Opening and Tree Planting day

Venue:
Hudson Park, Dun Laoghaire

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
3rd April 2019

Event Time:
11am

Organising Body/Organiser:
DLR Co. Co.

Event Description and Details:
An Cathaoirleach Cllr Ossian Smyth will launch the reopening of Hudson Park, after the beautiful renovation works. The Harold School, Glasthule, will be helping to plant a small orchard and fruit bushes for the local community, there will be wildflower seed sowing demonstration. And the schools wonderful choir will be accompanying all the activities.

Contact Person:
lohara

Telephone number:
012054700

Email:
lohara@dlrcoco.ie

Website:

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

 

Tree Planting

Venue:
Santry Demesne, Northwood Park, Fingal

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
3rd April 2019

Event Time:
11am-12noon

Organising Body/Organiser:
Crann – Trees for Ireland and easy treesie

Event Description and Details:
Local school children join with their community to plant trees in this magnificent park, marking the culmination of a season of extensive tree planting and environmental workshops with children all over Fingal. Presentation by Tifco – Panda group to Crann, Trees for Ireland to promote its national programmes.

Contact Person:
Orla Farrell/Marguerite Arbuthnot-O’Brien

Telephone number:
01-6275075

Email:
info@crann.ie

Website:
www.crann.ie

Is your event open to the public:
No

Cabinteely Tidy Town

Venue:
Cabinteely Village

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
3rd April 2019

Event Time:
2.00pm

Organising Body/Organiser:
Cabinteely Tidy Town

Event Description and Details:
Two beautiful events organised by the Tidy Towns Committee. Planting of a beautiful Native Malus sylvestris, to enhance the village environs, attractive to the birds & bees.
Cabinteely Community School have designed and decorated name signs for trees throughout Cabinteely Park woodlands, to help people identify trees in their park.

Contact Person:
lohara@dlrcoco.ie

Telephone number:
012054700

Email:
lohara@dlrcoco.ie

Website:

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

 

Crann – easy treesie Tifco Panda Ceremonial Tree Planting

Venue:
Santry Demesne – Northwood Park

County:
Fingal

Event Date:
Wednesday 3rd April, 2019

Event Time:
11 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

Organising Body/Organiser:
Crann, Trees for Ireland – easy treesie project

Event Description and Details:
Local school children join with their community to plant trees in this magnificent park, marking the culmination of a season of extensive tree planting and environmental workshops with children all over Fingal. Presentation by Tifco – Panda group to Crann, Trees for Ireland to promote its national programmes.

Contact Person:
Orla Farrell

Telephone number:
086 874 7054

Email:
orla@easytreesie.com

Website:
www.easytreesie.com

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

 

Tree Planting with local Montessori school

Venue:
Pearse Museum
St. Enda’s Park
Grange Road
Rathfarnham
Dublin 16

County:
Dublin 16

Event Date:
3/4/19

Event Time:
11.00am

Organising Body/Organiser:
The Office of Public Works, St Enda’s Park

Event Description and Details:
In celebration Of National Tree Week, we will be planting some native Trees with the help of the children of a local Montessori school.

Contact Person:
Reception

Telephone number:
01 4934208

Email:
pearsemuseum@opw.ie

Website:
www.pearsemuseum.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

 

Tree Planting with Residents in Foxborough Estate Lucan, Dublin.

Venue: Open space in Foxborough Downs/Madows/Hill

Date and Time Wednesday 3 rd of April 2019 at 2.30pm

Organising body: SDCC

Contact person: Niall Harrington & Brendan Redmond

Tel: 01-4149000 Website: Website: www.SDCC.ie

 

Tree Walk & Talk

Venue:
Malahide Demesne

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
3rd April & 4th April 2019

Event Time:
10am, 11am & 12pm

Organising Body/Organiser:
Fingal Co Co

Event Description and Details:
Short walk & talk sessions, 20 mins approx. Aimed at school age children but all welcome.

Contact Person:
Cornelia Raftery

Telephone number:
0873484581

Email:
cornelia.raftery@fingal.ie

Website:

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Shankill Tree Planting

Venue:
Stonebridge Park, Stonebridge Road, Shankill

County:
Co. Dublin

Event Date:
4th April 2019

Event Time:
3.00p.m.

Organising Body/Organiser:
Shankill Tidy Towns in partnership with Crann – Trees for Ireland, Coillte and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

Event Description and Details:
Tree planting event in Stonebridge Park, as part of the Shankill Tidy Towns ‘Trees for All’ Project.

Contact Person:
Diarmuid McAree/Marguerite Arbuthnot-O’Brien

Telephone number:
01-6275075

Email:
info@crann.ie

Website:
www.crann.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

 

Crainn a chur

Venue:
Pairc Stonebridge
Seanchill

County:
Baile Atha Cliath

Event Date:
4 Aibrean

Event Time:
15.00

Organising Body/Organiser:
Crann – Crainn d’Eirinn

Event Description and Details:
Crainn a chur ag lucht Caife Comhra Gaeilge Seanchill chun Seachtain Naisiunta na gCrann a cheiliuradh.

Contact Person:
Diarmuid Mac an Ri

Telephone number:
0872551491

Email:
dtmmcaree@hotmail.com

Website:

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Tree Planting with Local Schools

Venue:
Drimnagh Castle School, Long Mile Road,, Dublin 12

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
04/04/19

Event Time:
11.00

Organising Body/Organiser:
Dublin City Council

Event Description and Details:
Tree planting with transition year students

Contact Person:
Donal O’Connor

Telephone number:
0868150544

Email:
donal.oconnor@dublincity.ie

Website:
www.dublincity.ie

Is your event open to the public:
No

Tree Planting with Primary School

Venue:
Pearse Museum
St. Enda’s Park
Grange Road
Rathfarnham
Dublin 16

County:
Dublin 16

Event Date:
4/4/19

Event Time:
11.00am

Organising Body/Organiser:
The Office of Public Works, St Enda’s Park

Event Description and Details:
To celebrate National Tree Week, we will be planting some native trees in the grounds of St Enda’s Park, with the help of some Primary school children.

Contact Person:
Reception

Telephone number:
01 4934208

Email:
pearsemuseum@opw.ie

Website:
www.pearsemuseum.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Easy treesie – Crann Ceremonial Planting to mark 1,000-tree riparian woodland completion

Venue:
Tolka River Valley Park, Finglas

County:
Dublin City

Event Date:
Thursday 4th April 2019

Event Time:
10.00 a.m. – 12 noon approx, see website for programme

Organising Body/Organiser:
easy treesie – Crann and Dublin City Council

Event Description and Details:
Local school children mark the planting of 1,000 trees in this magnificent park in the lead up to National Tree Week with a ceremonial planting in collaboration with Dublin City Council Parks Department.

Contact Person:
Orla Farrell

Telephone number:
086 874 7054

Email:
orla@easytreesie.com

Website:
www.easytreesie.com

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

School Garden Tree Planting

Venue:
St.Benildus College School Garden

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
Friday April 5th

Event Time:
12.00 – 4.00

Organising Body/Organiser:
Secondary School

Event Description and Details:
The planting of trees by our students and staff in our school community garden. Please see a video of our garden and pictures at the links below.

St. Benildus College Garden

Contact Person:
Barry O’Brien

Telephone number:
01 2986539

Email:
bobrien@stbenilduscollege.com

Website:

Welcome to St Benildus College

Is your event open to the public:
No

Tree Planting with Local Schools

Venue:
Our Lady of the Wayside National School, Bluebell, Dublin 12.

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
05/04/19

Event Time:
11.00

Organising Body/Organiser:
Dublin City Council

Event Description and Details:
Tree planting with local schoolchildren

Contact Person:
Donal O’Connor

Telephone number:
0868150544

Email:
donal.oconnor@dublincity.ie

Website:
www.dublincity.ie

Is your event open to the public:
No

The Mythology and Folklore of Trees – FULLY BOOKED

Venue:
Rathfarnham Castle,
Rathfarnham,
Dublin 14

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
05/03/2019

Event Time:
7.30pm

Organising Body/Organiser:
The Office of Public Works, Rathfarnham Castle

Event Description and Details:
A talk on the mythology and folklore of trees by environmental consultant, author, educator and radio and television presenter Éanna Ní Lamhnna. Admission free. Booking essential at 01 493 9462 or rathfarnhamcastle@opw.ie.

Contact Person:
Catherine O’Connor

Telephone number:
01 493 9462

Email:
rathfarnhamcastle@opw.ie

Website:
www.rathfarnhamcastle.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Fernhill Launch and Tree Planting

Venue:
Fernhill Park and Gardens
Stepaside
Co. Dublin

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
5th April 2019

Event Time:
12.30pm

Organising Body/Organiser:
DLR Co. Co.

Event Description and Details:
This will be a fantastic day full of events and activities, including Tree Planting of some beautiful trees starting from the new entrance at Belarmine. We have local schools involved and An Cathaoirleach Cllr Ossian Smyth will be cutting the ribbon.

Contact Person:
Lorraine ohara

Telephone number:
012054700

Email:
lohara@dlrcoco.ie

Website:
https://www.dlrcoco.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Augustine Henry Memorial Lecture: Urban Forestry and GIS databases for Dublin’s Trees

Venue:
National Botanic Gardens Education and Visitor Centre

County:
Dublin

Event Date
March  7, 2019

Event Time:
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Organising Body/Organiser:

National Botanic Gardens, Society of Irish Foresters

Event Description and Details:
Augustine Henry Memorial Lecture: Urban Forestry and GIS databases for Dublin’s Trees
Urban trees are gaining increasing attention for their environmental, social, economic and health benefits and services to society. In this lecture, Dr Tine Ningal, UCD Ireland School of Geography, will outline the creation of a city scale urban trees GIS database from scratch for Dublin, its benefits and vulnerabilities, while also taking a broader look in the context of global warming and climate change.

Is your event open to the public:

Yes

Meet and Greet the Trees of St Enda’s Park

Venue:
Pearse Museum
St. Enda’s Park
Grange Road
Rathfarnham
Dublin 16

County:
Dublin 16

Event Date:
7/4/19

Event Time:
12.00pm

Organising Body/Organiser:
The Office of Public Works, St Enda’s Park

Event Description and Details:
To celebrate National Tree Week, come and meet with one of our Gardeners, who will lead you on a walk around some of the beautiful Trees of St Enda’s Park. Meet in the Courtyard.

Contact Person:
Reception

Telephone number:
01 4934208

Email:
pearsemuseum@opw.ie

Website:
www.pearsemuseum.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Woodland Walk & Talk

Venue:
St. Catherine’s Park, Dublin 15 (Lucan, Leixlip also)

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
Wednesday, 20th March 2019

Event Time:
10.30am

Organising Body/Organiser:
Fingal County Council

Event Description and Details:
A walk & talk through the unique Woodlands and bio-diversity of St. Catherine’s park.

Contact Person:
Shane Sutton

Telephone number:
0873471231

Email:
Shane.sutton@fingal.ie

Website:

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Woodland Walk & Talk

Venue:
Millennium Park, Dublin 15

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
Thursday, 21st March 2019

Event Time:
10.30am

Organising Body/Organiser:
Fingal County Council

Event Description and Details:
A walk & talk through the Woodlands, wildlife and bio-diversity of Millennium park.
Aimed at school age children but all are welcome.

Contact Person:
Shane Sutton

Telephone number:
0873471231

Email:
Shane.sutton@fingal.ie

Website:

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

 

Green Belt – Your Forestry, Your Future

Venue:
Radisson Blu, Golden Lane, Dublin 2

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
March 28th, 2019

Event Time:
16:00

Organising Body/Organiser:
Green Belt ltd

Event Description and Details:
Irish forestry has an important role in the future for sustainability and climate change. At this event, we look at ways you can be proactive in improving the management of commercial forestry in Ireland.

Contact Person:
Maurice Ryan

Telephone number:
0876753097

Email:
maurice@greenbelt.ie

Website:
www.greenbelt.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

 

A Poem As Lovely as a Tree

Venue:
Pearse Museum
St. Enda’s Park
Grange Road
Rathfarnham
Dublin 16

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
30/3/2019

Event Time:
11.30

Organising Body/Organiser:
Pearse Museum / St. Enda’s Park

Event Description and Details:
Children are invited to submit a poem inspired by trees and woods.
Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
Aged 7- 9
Aged 10-12

Poems must fit on one side of an A4 piece of paper. Entrants should include their name, age and the name of their school at the end of their poem. Entries marked “Poetry Competition” can be sent to the following address:

Pearse Museum
St. Enda’s Park
Grange Road
Rathfarnham
Dublin 16

Closing Date is 15 March 2019
Prizes will be awarded on Saturday 30 March at 11.30am

Contact Person:
Brian Crowley

Telephone number:
14934208

Email:
brian.crowley@opw.ie

Website:
Kilmainham Gaol, Inchicore Road

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

 

Veteran & Heritage Trees in the Phoenix Park

Venue:
Ashtown Visitor Centre
Phoenix Park
Dublin

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
Sunday 31st March

Event Time:
3.00 pm

Organising Body/Organiser:
Cormac DowneyOPW Arboricultural Officer

Event Description and Details:
A Power Point presentation and general talk on a sample of interesting trees in and around the Phoenix Park, particularly Heritage & Veteran trees.

Contact Person:
Phoenix Park Visitor Centre

Telephone number:
+353(0)16770095

Email:
phoenixparkvisitorcentre@opw.ie

Website:
phoenixpark.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

National tree week lecture: Are your roadside trees safe?

Venue:
National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
Monday 1st April

Event Time:
2:00 pm.

Organising Body/Organiser:
OPW / National Botanic Gardens

Event Description and Details:
Are street and roadside trees being removed unnecessarily, without being surveyed for safety? In a new leaflet for landowners throughout the country being launched today by The Tree Council, these issues and concerns are outlined and examined. Lecture by Joseph McConville, President of the Tree Council of Ireland

Contact Person:
Visitor Centre

Telephone number:
01 857 0909 / 01 804 0319

Email:
botanicgardens@opw.ie

Website:
www.botanicgardens.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

 

Are you roadside trees safe?

Venue:
National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin Dublin

County:
dublin

Event Date:
1st April 2019

Event Time:
2pm

Organising Body/Organiser:
Tree Council of Ireland

Event Description and Details:
Talk by our President Joseph McConville on the safety of Roadside trees.

Contact Person:
K.Hartigan

Telephone number:
014931313

Email:
trees@treecouncil.ie

Website:
www.treecouncil.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Tree Planting with Local Schools

Venue:
Drimnagh Castle Primary School, Long Mile Road, dublin 12

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
09/04/19

Event Time:
11.00

Organising Body/Organiser:
Dublin City Council

Event Description and Details:
Tree planting with local schoolchildren

Contact Person:
Donal O’Connor

Telephone number:
0868150544

Email:
donal.oconnor@dublincity.ie

Website:
www.dublincity.ie

Is your event open to the public:
No

Tree Walk

Venue:
Phoenix Park Visitors Centre, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
2 April 2019

Event Time:
11.00am

Organising Body/Organiser:
Office of Public Works

Event Description and Details:
Walking tour of the trees in Ashtown Demesne, Phoenix Park

Contact Person:
Margaret McGuirk

Telephone number:
01 6770095

Email:
phoenixparkvisitorcentre@opw.ie

Website:
www.phoenixpark.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Tree walk & Talk

Venue:
Around the grounds of Ashtown Visitor Centre, Phoenix Park, Dublin.

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
Wednesday 3rd April

Event Time:
11.00 am

Organising Body/Organiser:
Cormac Downey OPW Arboricultural Officer

Event Description and Details:
A walk around some of the specimen trees around the grounds of Ashtown Castle beside the visitor centre.

Contact Person:
Ashtown Visitor Centre

Telephone number:
+353(0)16770095

Email:
phoenixparkvisitorcentre@opw.ie

Website:
phoenixpark.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

Tree Walk

Venue:
Phoenix Park Visitor Centre, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
4 April 2019

Event Time:
2.00pm

Organising Body/Organiser:
Office of Public Works

Event Description and Details:
Walking tours of the trees in Ashtown Demesne

Contact Person:
Margaret McGuirk

Telephone number:
01 6770095

Email:
phoenixparkvisitorcentre@opw.ie

Website:
www.phoenixpark.ie

Is your event open to the public:
Yes

 

Helping Nature

Depot:
Dublin

Venue:
Garristown,Dublin

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
April 7th

Event Time:
2pm

Organising Body/Organiser:
Dermot. Timmins.

Event Description and Details:
Developing a Bee friendly sanctuary

Contact Person:
Dermot Timmins

Telephone number:
0862039991

Email:
dermottimmins@eircom.net

Website:

Is your event open to the public:
No

Tree Planting with Local Schools

Venue:
Caritas College, drumfinn Road, Ballyfermot, Dublin 12.

County:
Dublin

Event Date:
11/04/19

Event Time:
11.00

Organising Body/Organiser:
Dublin City Council

Event Description and Details:
Tree planting with local schoolchildren

Contact Person:
Donal O’Connor

Telephone number:
0868150544

Email:
donal.oconnor@dublincity.ie

Website:
www.dublincity.ie

Is your event open to the public:
No

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