National ESB Tree Week takes place from 6th March to 13th March, 2016. ESB Tree Week, organised by the Tree Council of Ireland since 1985 is a week long programme of events to celebrate trees. The event is sponsored by the ESB in association with Coillte and as always there will be a number of various events taking place, ranging from poetry readings to tree planting. For anyone looking to register a Tree Week event or even to see what events are taking place County by County, visit Each year the Tree Council of Ireland also makes a number of trees available for planting. For any community groups or schools looking to obtain some of these trees for a Tree Week event in County Cork, contact Conor Nelligan ( or phone 021 4285905).