Dáil Éireann - Volume 638 - 03 October, 2007

Written Answers. - Tree Felling.

Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if she will provide a full response to questions (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [21944/07]

  Deputy Mary Coughlan: As outlined in a previous reply, testing for fireblight was carried out by my Department in the Fingal area and following positive results for fireblight trees were removed and destroyed. Host trees in the same stand were also removed to prevent further spread of the diseaseThe following trees tested positive for Fireblight in Verbena and Bayside this year.

[1619] Location

Tree Species

Date Samples Taken

Bayside Boulevard North

Crataegus monogyna

13-8-2007

Bayside Boulevard North

Sorbus aria

13-8-2007

Bayside Boulevard North

Crataegus monogyna

13-8-2007

Verbena Avenue

Sorbus aria

13-8-2007

Verbena Avenue

Sorbus aria

13-8-2007

Verbena Avenue

Sorbus aria

13-8-2007

Verbena Avenue

Sorbus aria

8-8-2007

Verbena Avenue

Sorbus aria

8-8-2007

Verbena Avenue

Sorbus aucuparia ‘Joseph Rock’

17-8-2007

Bayside Walk

Sorbus aria

23-8-2007