Forestry and industrial development.

  • John Kerrigan Director, Irish Timber Council.
Keywords: Forest production, economics, timber processing, industry, land use, timber processing.


The author assesses the contribution made by forestry to the Irish economy in recent years. The performance of forestry-based industrial development is compared with that of other industries, and predictions are made regarding their future direction. The strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats facing forestry-based industries are examined and recommendations regarding short-term and long-term actions are made.
How to Cite
Kerrigan, J. (1995). Forestry and industrial development. Irish Forestry. Retrieved from
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