The Future of Irish Forestry
Panel discussion and open dialogue accompanied by ADL members ( Abhainn Dá Loilioch Woodland Group ).
Venue: McCarthy’s Pub, Kilbeacanty, Gort, Co Galway
Time: 7.30 pm
Food will be served at this event. There will be music afterwards with the lively Kinvara group The Sheds.
An Irish farmer and author. He is the author of a book on his personal rewilding work outside Eyries on the Beara peninsula: An Irish Atlantic Rainforest.
Ray Ó Foghlú
Ray Ó Foghlú of the eco-system restoration charity, Hometree, has a vision for how farmers, food production and forestry can co-exist.
Lives and farms in rural West Clare along the Inagh River. An agroforestry specialist who was instrumental in the establishment of the Inagh EIP and the local Cloontabonnive Arc Association. Heavily involved in the implementation of the Inagh EIP, with agroforestry training and awareness.
Teagasc forestry specialist and co-founder of a community woodland initiative in Louisburg, Co Mayo.
Ruairí Ó Conchúir
Community Water Officer with the Local Authority Water Programme (LAWPRO). Has worked for more than 25 years with farmers and forestry owners in farming for conservation and integrated catchment management type projects including the Inagh EIP, MulkearLIFE and BurrenLIFE