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Niall Farrelly

Research Officer - Forestry

Research Interests

Current Projects

Education

  • University College Dublin, - Ph.D. 2011
  • Griffith College Dublin, - H.Dip. Computing. 1999.
  • University College Dublin, - B.Agr.Sc. (Forestry). 1995.
  1. Farrelly, N. 2012. Unlocking Farm Forest Potential. Presentation to Society of Irish Foresters, 26 April
  2. Farrelly, N. 2012. The Practice of Thinning Forest Crops. Forestry & Energy Review, volume 2, issue 1
  3. Farrelly, N. 2012. Evaluation of soil quality for forestry, spring 2012 TResearch
  4. Farrelly, N., Ní Dhubháin, A., Nieuwenhuis, M. 2010. Site Index of Sitka spruce in relation to different measures of site quality in Ireland. Canadian Journal of Forest Research (in press).
  5. Ní Dhubháin, A., Maguire, K., and Farrelly, N. 2010. The suitability of the private estate for thinning. Irish Forestry (in press).
  6. Ní Dhubháin, A., Maguire, K., and Farrelly, N. 2010. The harvesting behaviour of Irish private forest owners. Forest Policy and Economics 12 2010 513-517.
  7. Ní Dhubháin, A., Maguire, K., and Farrelly, N. 2010. The harvesting behaviour of Irish private forest owners and the suitability of the private estate for thinning. Proceedings from IUFRO Conference: 3.08 Small scale forestry. Bled, Slovakia 06-12 June 2010. pp 128-127. 
  8. Farrelly, N., Clifford, B., and Green, S. 2010. Unlocking farm forest potential. Greenhouse Gas Research Highlights. Teagasc, Head Office, Oakpark, Carlow. 23-26. (Reprinted from TResearch Vol 3 (1) 22-25). 
  9. Farrelly, N., Bulfin, M., and Radford, T. 2010. The development of a potential forest productivity map for Ireland.TResearch. Vol 5. No. 2. Summer 2010. P32-33. 
  10. Farrelly, N., Clifford, B., and Green, S. 2010. A preliminary evaluation of the application of multi-return LiDAR for forestry in Ireland. COFORD Connects Silviculture/Management Note. No. 18. 
  11. Farrelly, N. 2010. Why Irish Forests are World Beaters. Today's Farm. Vol. 21 No. 4. July-August 2010. 
  12. Farrelly, N., Ní Dhubháin, A., Nieuwenhuis, M and Grant, J. 2009. The distribution and productivity of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) in Ireland in relation to site, soil and climatic factors. Irish Forestry. Irish Forestry 64:51-73. 
  13. Farrelly, N., Fealy, R.M., and Radford, T. 2009. Site factors, site classification and their potential role in species selection and site productivity assessment for forestry in Ireland. Irish Forestry 64: 21-384. 
  14. Hynes, S., Farrelly, N., Murphy, E., and O’Donoghue, C. 2008. Modelling habitat conservation and participation in agri-environmental schemes: A spatial microsimulation approach. Ecological Economics 258-269. Volume 66, Issues 2-3, 15 June 2008, Pages 258-269.
  15. Farrelly, N., Clifford, B., and Green, S. 2008. Using GIS cluster analysis to quantify timber production from farm forestry plantations. Irish Timber and Forestry. September October 2008. 30-33. 
  16. Hynes, S., Farrelly, N., and O’Donoghue, C. 2007. Modelling the participation decision of Irish farmers in the rural environment protection scheme using spatial microsimulation techniques. Proceedings of the European Regional Science Conference 47th Congress/Aug 29-Sep 2 2007.
  17. Farrelly, N., and Hynes, S. 2007. To thin or not to thin? TResearch, Vol 2 (4) 22-24. 
  18. Farrelly, N. 2007. The farm forest resource in Ireland: opportunities and challenges for rural development in Ireland. Small-scale Forestry. 6(1): 49-64.
  19. Farrelly, N., Clifford, B., and Green, S. 2007. Identifying forest resources using GIS cluster analysis. Irish Scientist 15: 2007 Yearbook. 
  20. Hynes, S., Kinsella, A., and Farrelly, N. 2007. A Decade on - The Effect of the Rural Environment Protection Scheme on National Farming Practices in Ireland. Proceedings from Agricultural Research Forum 2007. Tullamore Court Hotel, 12 March. Page 20. 
  21. Hynes, S., Kinsella, A., and Farrelly, N. 2007. Thinning Increases Financial Returns in Farm Forest Plantations. Proceedings for Agricultural Research Forum 2007. Tullamore Court Hotel, 12 March. Page 50. 
  22. Farrelly, N. 2006. The farm forest resource and its potential contribution to rural development in Ireland. Proceedings of IUFRO 3.08 Conference Small-scale forestry and rural development. Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Galway, Ireland 18-23 June 2006. 41-50. 
  23. Farrelly, N. 2005. National Forestry Inventory of Ireland: Field Procedure. National Report to Forest Service, Department of Agriculture Food and Fisheries. 103 pp.
  24. Farrelly, N. 2005. National Forestry Inventory of Ireland: Sampling design and methods. National Report to Forest Service, Department of Agriculture Food and Fisheries. 51 pp.
  25. Farrelly, N., Ní Dhubháin, A., And Keane, M. 2003. An analysis of the effect of shelterwood, seeding density and scarification on the regeneration of Sitka spruce on a forest site in Co. Wicklow. Irish Forestry. 60: 1&2: 11-19. 
  26. Loftus, M., Bulfin, M., Farrelly, N., Fealy, R., Green, S., Meehan, R. and Radford, T. 2002. The Irish forest soils project and its potential contribution to the assessment of biodiversity. Biology and Environment 102B. NO. 3: 151–164. 
  27. Farrelly, N., Bulfin, M., and Radford, T. 2002. Using geographical information systems and field classification methods to establish relationships between site, climatic factors and growth of Sitka spruce in Co. Mayo, Ireland. Proceedings of FAO/ECE/ILO seminar on afforestation in the context of sustainable forest mananagement. Ennis, Co. Clare Ireland. 15-September-2002. 191-207pp. 
  28. Bulfin, M., Farrelly, N., Fealy, R., Green, S., Loftus, M., Meehan, R. and Radford, T. 2002. The Irish Forest Soils Project (FIPS-IFS). Irish Scientist 10: 2002 Yearbook. 
  29. Farrelly, N. 2003. Forest Productivity a Key Layer in the Forest Inventory & Planning System. Presentation to COFORD Forest Policy and Planning Conference, Tullamore 23 May 2003 

Additional details

Directions to his office: Athenry Animal & Grassland Research Centre.