The Society of Irish Foresters (SIF) donated Oak tree saplings to students of Mountrath Community School in Co Laois, on Wednesday 7th March as part of their Tree Week 2018 campaign to promote careers in forestry to school students considering an interesting and rewarding future in the industry.
Pictured at the event is Joe Codd, Director of Sales Veon Ltd, along with Gerry Murphy, President SIF, Ger Buckley, Ciara Stapleton, Pacelli Breatnach, CPD Administrator SIF and Tara Ryan, Secretary of SIF.
According to Joe Codd, Veon Ltd “The Irish forest industry offers increasing employment opportunities to students considering third level options. Veon, as the leading professional forestry company in Ireland, is committed to providing equality of career opportunities to forestry graduates across its nationwide network of regional offices.”
The Society of Irish Foresters continues to promote events at schools to highlight the important role the forestry sector provides in generating rural development, sustainable industry and wealth creation on a national basis.