Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Fagus sylvatica


Beech




Monaincha Abbey, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary


Situation: Other
Visited and photographed on: 12-Oct-09
Height: 22 m Girth: 5.07 m

Heritage value:

Tree with Character
Habitat value
Associated with a historic structure



These spectacular beech trees were planted in the 18th Century around the abbey. It is believed that this was the 'island of the living', where no man died but females died upon arrival.