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Dark Hedges beyond repair?

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Statement From Deputy Mayor Darryl Wilson “I am sure we will all agree that when mother nature swings into full force, there is very little that we can do to stand in her way. This week storm Gertrude felled several of the famous trees on the Bregagh Rd.

I recently read an article stating that these trees are nearing the end of their natural life, so we can expect more trees to dissappear over the coming years.

The atmospheric tunnel-like row of beech trees were planted unslfishly by a local landowner some time in the 18th Century, I am sure he never got a chance to fully appreciate the beauty of the trees which take decades to flourish and thrive.

Instead of resigning ourselves to the fact that the world famous landmark is beyond repair, we should look towards restoring the Dark Hedges to their full potential for generations to come.

The best time to plant a tree is 30 years ago, the second best time is now!!

Parking facilities, infrastructural work and ultimately a programme for planting new trees are a must to ensure that future generations don’t miss something very special.”

 

Photo Credit : Matthew Steele Photography 

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