Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Fraxinus excelsior


Ash




Mellifont Abbey, Slane, Co. Meath


Situation: Individual Tree
Planting date: 1934
Visited and photographed on: 25-Aug-09
Height: 15 m Girth: 1.77 m

Heritage value:

Habitat value
Associated with a noted person



This ash was planted by Richard Schirrmann, founder of Youth Hostel movement; it is the site of the first hostel in Ireland.