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Did you know the Irish woodlands are in crisis?

Many of us have close links to Ireland, the Emerald Isle, sitting of the north coast of Europe, a green jewel in the mighty Atlantic Ocean. This island of myths and legends, Saints and scholars captures our imagination.

The Emerald Isle has long been famed for her lush green fields and dense, magical forests. However, times have changed and now less than 1% of the island is covered in Irish native woodland!

A local Irish Heritage and Ecology expert, and close friend of Emerald Heritage explains:

“The ancient Gaelic Brehon Laws are now recognised as probably the oldest known European example of a sophisticated legal system. The Brehon law survived relatively intact right through the Early Christian period and on to the arrival of the Normans. The waves of conquest and forced settlement that followed meant that this legal system’s days were numbered, although it did survive in part right up to the 17th century.”

“Gaelic Ireland had Ancient Tree Laws this protected many of the Irish woodlands. However, waves of conquest and forced settlement meant that this legal system’s days were numbered.”

“By the 17th century, the last of the mighty forests of Oak and Elm were gone.”

“By the dawn of the 18th century, Ireland was bare. Habitat loss and ongoing persecution led to the extinction of many native Irish species. Wolf and Capercaillie (two species of Eagle) and many more iconic species are now either gone, or will soon disappear.”

“When Ireland lost her cloak of green, it came with a multitude of other problems including the rise of carbon emissions, desolate landscapes, flooding, and the destruction of important natural habitats, leading to the rapid decline and extinction of native species and wildlife.”

“Restoring Irish native woodlands is for the benefit of all. It stores for people, for wildlife, for sustainable business, and for beauty. We owe it to our Irish ancestors and we have no right to leave this mess to our future generations.”

Emerald Heritage Created a Unique Solution:

Lyn Nelson, Director, states, “Our country is crying out, and we are running out of time. Emerald Heritage was developed in response to the crisis and the need to raise much needed funds to purchase Irish land to conserve and restore. Profits are to re-invest into purchasing more land to save and protect.”

“We don’t want to rely on Governments grants or donations, if we Irish see something that needs to be done, we just do it!”

“Now, is the time for the Irish community to stand together. Come and join our worldwide community, and help us win this fight to restore our precious land.”

The Gift of Ireland:

Emerald Heritage offers little plots of ‘freehold land’ in Ireland for those wishing to gift something a little different, and a little more Irish, this Christmas. From 1 to 4 and 9 square foot plots, this is a perfect way to connect with Emerald Isle. If your people hail from this island or you just wish to make a unique gesture, what better way to say Happy Christmas than purchasing your own piece of Ireland. We have a saying here in Ireland: “A stranger is but a friend that you haven’t yet met.” What better way to celebrate the holidays than to purchase for the one you care for a little piece of the warmth and friendship of Ireland.

A Gift to your Loved One and a Gift to Ireland:

Ireland is a stunningly beautiful place. Its reputation as the Emerald Isle is how many of us know her. Every plot of Emerald Heritage land sold is saved from development and even better, the land you purchase will form part of a reforestation project that will see native trees replanted. New owners, if they so wish, are invited to plant a native Irish tree themselves.

Your plot of land rests on the slopes of the stunning Green Glens of Antrim, just a short distance from the world-famous Giants Causeway where the Giants of Irelands of Irish mythology live. This stunning coastline has something for everyone, its rugged landscapes ring with the sound of traditional Irish music. From dramatic mountains, lush sheep grazed valleys, welcoming firesides and even some of the best golf courses in the world! Ireland has much to offer you. This small piece of land invites you to connect to your other home – ‘Your very own corner of Irish land, in the land of the welcomes’

Video News Release: https://youtu.be/XaeUi4Xc-xk

For more information please visit: www.emerald-heritage.com or contact our Marketing Manager: Daniel@emerald-heritage.com

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