Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Questions (228, 229)

Eugene Murphy

Question:

228. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of coniferous forest in acreage in counties Roscommon and Galway. [4696/19]

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Eugene Murphy

Question:

229. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the amount of broadleaf forestry in acreage in counties Roscommon and Galway. [4697/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 228 and 229 together.

As per the National Forest Inventory 2017 the breakdown between conifer and broadleaf forests in Counties Galway and Roscommon is as follows:-

Conifer

Broadleaf

Roscommon ('000 acres)

45.10

15.86

Galway ('000 acres)

105.96

31.98