• September 11, 2023

LEAF Ireland and Coillte Announce the Delivery of a Further Four Forest Classrooms

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LEAF Ireland and Coillte are delighted to be working together again this year to deliver four new Na Coillte Beaga (little woodlands) in schools around Ireland.  This year, the schools are in counties: Carlow, Kerry, Wicklow, and Donegal.  Coillte is providing the native trees for the students to plant and is funding the delivery of [...]

  • June 28, 2023


By |News|

33 WOODLANDS, 5,850 TREES PLANTED IN JUST 3 YEARS Forests are key to combating climate change, they help purify our water, and can assist with prevention of local flooding, they help clean our air, they help create microclimates, they provide a habitat for 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity, they provide food, fibre, building materials [...]

  • May 15, 2023

Coláiste Dún Iascaigh and the local Tidy Towns group in Cahir plant a Choill Bheag in the Town Park

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LEAF Ireland is delighted to be working with Tipperary County Council, Coláiste Dún Iascaigh and the local Tidy Towns group to plant and care for 200 native trees in Cahir Town Park as part of the An Choill Bheag initiative. This An Choill Bheag project is kindly being funded by Tipperary County Council. Back in [...]

  • May 3, 2023

Tralee Educate Together Celebrate 20 Years by Planting 200 Native Trees

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What better way to celebrate 20 years than to plant a small native woodland. Tralee Educate Together National School (TETNS) was delighted when LEAF Ireland approached them and asked if they would be interested in planting a Choill Bheag (Little Woodland) on the grounds of Tralee Bay Wetlands. During National Tree Week, the senior classes [...]

  • March 24, 2023


By |News, Forest and Communities|

LEAF Ireland was delighted to team up with Limerick City and County Council, and the GoGreenRoutes project, to plant a Choill Bheag, a small, native woodland, along the Greenway in Castletroy. This An Choill Bheag project is kindly being funded by GS Memorial Foundation. An Choill Bheag (AnCB) is a long-term educational, tree planting programme, an [...]

  • December 15, 2022

Four Little Woodlands Planted in Laois

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Laois County Council and LEAF Ireland are planting four Na Coillte Beaga (little woodlands) in three schools and one Education Centre in Portlaoise, which has been designated a Decarbonisation Zone. 800 native trees will be planted in total. The four sites are Holy Family, Scoil Bhríde, Summerhill Campus and Portlaoise Education Centre. An Choill Bheag is a long-term educational [...]

  • December 6, 2022

Thousands of students across Ireland have been Investigating the Benefits of our Woodlands

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Since September 2021, LEAF Ireland and Green-Schools have been working together to deliver Investigate Woodlands workshops to 100 Green-Schools from around the country.  Approximately 5,000 students were directly engaged in the workshops and activities during the school visits. These workshops focused on tree planting activities, lessons highlighting the cultural heritage of Ireland’s woodlands, the contribution of trees [...]

  • August 31, 2022

An Choill Bheag video launched

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We are delighted to launch our An Choill Bheag video to coincide with the new school term and more #OutdoorLearning opportunities! Check it out: https://youtu.be/qIIhhUkZn5w  

  • May 4, 2022

Mary Immaculate College – First Third-level Institution to Receive An Choill Bheag from LEAF Ireland

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Tuesday, 12th April 2022: Mary Immaculate College celebrate #treeweek2022 by planting 100 native trees LEAF Ireland planted almost 100 native trees with students and staff from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. Planting a Choill Bheag on the grounds of Mary Immaculate College will create a small, dense native woodland habitat for biodiversity and an educational and [...]

  • February 20, 2022

Four Little Woodlands Being Planted in Schools Across Cork

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Cully & Sully and LEAF Ireland are planting four Na Coillte Beaga (little woodlands) in schools throughout County Cork, 800 native trees will be planted in total. The four schools are Midleton College, Rockboro Primary, Scoil Realt na Mara, Ballycotton, and St. John the Baptist, Midleton.  All four schools are also working on the Green-Schools [...]