publication has been made possible due to the support of
Council of Ireland, the Department of Environment and Local Government
Bórd F ilte (the Irish Tourist Board), and the sponsorship
of B.H.L. Landscape Group
Ltd., Old Abbey Gardens, Waterfall, Cork.
convening of the 1998 National Landscape Forum was supported by
SAP Nurseries Ltd
Malone O'Regan, Consulting Engineers
Bank of Ireland
De Regt Special Cable,
BHL Landscape Group Ltd.
in kind was provided by
McAuliffe, Barry, Collins Insurance,
A.S.A. Marketing Ltd, The Marketing Centre, Ballinlough Road, Cork
BHL Landscape Group Ltd., Waterfall, Cork. Tel: 021 -4871460
Redlough Landscapes Ltd., Belgree, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15. Tel: 01-820
Beamish & Crawford, Cork.
Many members of Landscape Alliance Ireland assisted in various ways
with the preparation, planning and organising of the Forum and the
following deserve special mention. Philomena O'Brien, Marian Cooke,
Aodh Bourke, Nigel Hickey, Robert O'Regan, Elaine O'Regan, Michelle
Bourke, Jim Cowman, Jackie O'Keeffe, Liam Loughnane, John Ketch.
can only hope that I have included all of those who have assisted
with the Forum and apologise to anyone who I have overlooked.
must again make specific mention of the contribution made by Philomena
O'Brien to this publication. The fact that it was a three-day Forum
gave rise to a very significant increase in all aspects of the project.
I greatly appreciate the commitment, interest, energy and patience
that Philomena brought to bear on publishing the proceedings.