Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Quercus robur


Pedunculate Oak




Abbeyleix Estate, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois


Situation: Individual Tree
Visited and photographed on: 20-Jul-09
Height: 17 m Girth: 7.03 m

Heritage value:

Exceptional Specimen Tree



Believed to be the oldest oak in Ireland; said to have been mentioned by Evelyn in the 1660's as being the oldest in Ireland at that time!