Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Fraxinus excelsior


Ash




Thilly Church, Laughaun, Coalraine, Tullamore, Co. Offaly


Situation: Individual Tree
Visited and photographed on: 18-Aug-09
Height: 20 m Girth: 7.18 m

Heritage value:

Unusual Location
Habitat value
Associated with a historic structure



'The Tree that ate the Church'; an enormous ash tree growing on the ruins of a church following the 16th Century dissolution; has lost 0.5m girth recently as it is beginning to collapse.