Tag Archive: Fairview Park

Aug 05

Historical Trees , Fairview Park & the Irish Forestry Society

An almost treeless landscape in Connemara , early 20th Century.

“…turn unsightly districts in town and country into places pleasing to the eye and most conductive to health.” As a campaign to prevent the destruction of a large number of trees along Fairview Strand gains widespread community support , Hugo McGuinness of the East Wall History Group tells the story behind the original planting and …

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Jul 23

Fairview’s Trees – a part of local and National history

Annesley Bridge rd

  “…the promising beginnings of a growth that should give ample and graceful decoration to the park of the future.” On the 31st October 1908 , in honour of Arbor Day , The Irish Forestry Society (IFS) organized the planting of six trees along the Fairview Improvements Grounds, which were in the process of being …

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