How to Report Alleged Illegal Tree Felling in Ireland

Where it appears that felling may be or has taken place without a valid licence, it will be investigated by the Forestry Service inspector.

If you are unsure whether the felling is exempt, please consult the DAFM website here: – Tree Felling Licences ( under “Exempted Tree Information note.”

If it does not fall under the above-mentioned exemptions, please fill in the form below

All submissions are be treated with strict confidentiality.  

Send completed forms and pictures (if possible) to with the subject of Alleged Illegal Felling + County. 

As much information as you can give in this form will assist the inspector with promptly investigating the incident.  Google coordinates or a dropped pin is helpful.

You can also contact the forest services on:

Eastát Chaisleán Sheonach, Contae Loch Garman, Y35 PN52

Johnstown Castle Estate, Co. Wexford, Y35 PN52

T +353 53 9163425 |

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