Tree Felling

With certain exceptions it is an offence, under the Forestry Act 1946, to fell trees without a felling licence having been granted by the Forest Service. Failure to obtain a felling licence when necessary, may result in criminal prosecution.

Developers are advised to contact the Felling Section, Forest Service, Department of Agriculture and Food, Johnstown Castle Estate, Co. Wexford. Tel (053) 9163400 before undertaking any tree felling.