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Frank Barrett (Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine) explains how to apply for a felling licence, how to complete the harvesting and reforestation plan and gives an overview of the public consultation and appeals process. Filmed in June 2019 at a Teagasc Talking Timber event, Co Cork.
John Casey, Forestry Development Officer with Teagasc explains how to prepare your forest for timber harvesting. He discusses thinning, timber categories, sales contracts and more. Filmed at a Talking Timber event, Charleville, Co Cork, June 2019.
Martin McManus drives a timber forwarder for Tommy Lynch Harvesting. He describes why he loves working in Irish forestry.
20 years of tree improvement
Aodan Kealey, timber buyer with Murray Timber Group discusses a range of log quality issues that influences the value and purchase of timber by sawmills and timber processors.
How to recognise the symptoms of ash dieback disease during the summer months. The video is presented by Dr Gerry Douglas, Principal Research Officer with Teagasc. He explains what to look out for and how to recognise the symptoms of ash dieback disease during the summer months.
Minister of State Andrew Doyle TD launches TIMBER 2017 at the Teagasc marquee. Filmed at TIMBER 2017, Stradbally Hall Estate, Co Laois.
How to recognise the symptoms of ash dieback disease during the winter months. The video is presented by Dr Gerry Douglas, Principal Research Officer with Teagasc. He explains how to take samples, what to look out for and how to recognise the symptoms of ash dieback disease during the winter months.
This video gives a brief overview of the forestry research, advice and training provided by Teagasc.
The Ready Reckoner was developed by Teagasc Forestry researchers and is a very simple and handy tool to assess if your conifer forest is ready for thinning.
This short video explains how to select and mark potential crop trees before a broadleaf woodland is thinned for the first time using a very simple method that everyone can use in their own woodland.
An overview of the timber sales process and available harvesting options. It was filmed at the Talking Timber event held in September 2015 in Claremorris, Mayo. This is a timber marketing event organised by Teagasc with the co-operation of the Irish timber industry and the Forest Service, DAFM.
To encourage the planting of more forests, a range of planting schemes with attractive afforestation grants and annual payments are available to landowners. This video explains briefly what is involved and where to go for independent and objective advice.
The cutting of inspection paths is an essential operation in young conifer crops. Inspection paths provide clear and easy access into and through the forest, so that growth can be monitored, the timber crop assessed and provision made for timber harvesting and marketing.
DVD produced by the GAA, Teagasc and the Irish Guild of Ash Hurley Makers - 2011
The assistance by the Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in the production of these videos is gratefully acknowledged.
The information contained in these videos is for general information purposes only as regulations and best practice guidelines may change over time. Before making a decision, please ensure that you have the most recent and up to date information.