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:

gov.ie – Tree Felling Licences (www.gov.ie) 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 felling.forestservice@agriculture.gov.ie 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 | forestryinfo@agriculture.gov.ie

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