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Free saplings for community groups during National Tree Week


Tree Week runs from Sunday 5th until Sunday 12th March. It is organised by the Tree Council of Ireland since 1985 in association with Coillte, Local Authorities and their sponsor, Applegreen.

It is a weeklong programme of events to celebrate trees – their beauty and their benefits and the theme for 2017 is ‘Be a force of Nature’.

This national event will be launched on Sunday the 5th of March in the Botanic Gardens, Dublin. 

As part of National Tree Week local communities can apply for free saplings for their community.


To place your order:  

Email : info@belvedere-house.ie or telephone 044 93 49060 by 5pm on Tuesday 28th February 2017 (orders will not be accepted after this date).


Saplings will be available for collection at Belvedere House, Gardens and Park, Mullingar from Monday 6th March from 9.30am to 6.00pm daily.

Last date for collection will be Sunday 12th March and any orders not collected by then will be re-distributed.

A guided woodland walk led by Diarmuid McAree will be held from 2pm-4pm at Belvedere House, Garden & Parks. 

Normal admission rates apply but no extra charge for the Guided Walk.
The event is weather dependant and suitable warm clothing & footwear is advised. See Belvedere-house.ie , telephone: 044 9349060

With a wide range of events from tree planting to poetry readings there is something for everyone during Tree Week 2017 – for more information see www.treecouncil.ie.



Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 21/02/2017