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Skerries protesters attempt to stop felling of mature trees
The War On Trees comes to Skerries, with people organising day-long rotas and chaining vehicles to trees to stop Fingal County Council from cutting them down
trees  skerries  dublin  fingal  greenery  wildlife 
20 days ago by jm
The war on trees: insurance involvement denied by Cork County Council
Cork people have documented on social media examples of trees being removed from public spaces and have been critical of the practice.

Last week, The Phoenix magazine claimed the insurance industry “has been identified as the dark force behind the slaughtering of thousands of healthy trees across Ireland”.t
“It transpires insurance companies have offered lower premiums to county councils, if they remove any tree that poses even a remote threat to passing humans,” the magazine reported.

This was put to Cork City Council, which denied the claim. “I refer to your query and can confirm that no contact has been made with Cork City Council by insurance companies, in relation to trees,” the spokesperson said.
trees  greenery  wildlife  ireland  cork  insurance 
20 days ago by jm

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