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Irish Hedgerows: Talk and Walk

Hedgerows are ancient, and help define the Irish landscape. They can be rejuvenated almost indefinitely through the heritage skill of Hedgelaying … Learn more about our hedgerows, and how best to preserve and manage them, with Mark McDowell of the Hedge Laying Association of Ireland at the Organic Centre, Rossinver, […]

Members Web Meeting – March 2022

On Thursday 10th March 2022 the Hedge Laying Association of Ireland’s monthly membership web-meeting welcomes a  very special guest at 8pm. We are delighted to be joined by Niall Hatch, Public Relations, Branches & Development Officer with Birdwatch Ireland. Niall will be giving us a talk on the Birds in Irish Hedgerows, […]

Useful Links

Information on hedge laying – tools, courses, and history A Strategy for Native Woodlands in Ireland 2016-2020BillhooksClimate Change Committee Report – Hedgelink, July 2019College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, Northern IrelandCrannDepartment of Agriculture and Rural Development NI – Countryside Management George Midgley family history pageGLAS SchemeGLAS Scheme Structure and paymentsHedgerow […]

County Hedgerow Surveys

A list of Hedgerow Surveys that have been carried out in recent years. More details are available from Local Authority Heritage Officers