Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Taxus baccata


Yew




Moore Abbey, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare


Situation: Individual Tree
Visited and photographed on: 05-Aug-09
Height: 12 m Girth: 5.25 m

Heritage value:

Tree with Character
Habitat value



This tree is growing on the site of a Medieval Abbey; later the rented residence of Count John McCormack, the reknowned tenor. The tree is believed to be over 300 year old.