A review of twenty-one years of Irish forestry.

  • Thomas Clear University College, Dublin.
Keywords: Forestry policy, afforestation, forestry history, Society of Irish Foresters, State forests, private forests, legislation, Forestry Acts.


The occasion of the twenty-first Annual General Meeting of the Society provides an opportunity to take a backward look over the years in which the Society grew up to full stature. While an account of the proceedings of the Society over the past twenty-one years would in itself be both interesting and revealing, I feel that it might be more useful to trace the growth and development of forestry, forest policy and forestry thought in Ireland as revealed in the papers of our Society's Journal-Irish Forestry...
How to Cite
Clear, T. (1963). A review of twenty-one years of Irish forestry. Irish Forestry. Retrieved from https://journal.societyofirishforesters.ie/index.php/forestry/article/view/8999