About

Irish Forest Owners

Supporting and representing forest owners across Ireland through a vibrant producer group network

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About

MissionS we
are working on

Through the IFO, our member groups are harnessing the benefits of structured collaboration in order to increase the influence of the primary producer in the industry and to improve outcomes for forest owners

Training and education

Timber mobilisation and marketing

Group certification

Afforestation

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Meet the team

Our Leading team of forestry experts

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WHAT WE WANT TO DO

OUR AIMS

The People behind Irish Forest owners

Meet the Steering Group

Name

Forestry Group

Role

Nicholas Sweetman

Irish Wood Producers

 Chairperson

Olive Leavy

North Midlands Farm Forestry Group

Secretary/National Coordinator

John Sherlock

North East Forestry Group

Treasurer

Sean Eustace

Wicklow Private Woodland Owners Group

Vice-chairperson

Charlie Doherty

Donegal Woodland Owners Society

Vice-treasurer

Andy Dunne

Laois Farm Forestry Group

Ann McIntyre

Offaly Farm Forestry Group

Anthony Browne

Irish Wood Producers

Derek McCabe

North East Forestry Group

Tom Hickey

Waterford Forest Owner Group

Vincent Nally

North Midlands Farm Forestry Group

all you want to know

Latest news

Woodland To Workshop (Nov 2022)

The North East Forestry Group recently completed a two-year project entitled Woodland to Workshop, with support from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.