The Irishhedgerows web
Wonderful news! Ballyboughal is getting loads of attention right now
for its new countryside WAY MARKED WAY ' Sli na Sceacha' .
Check it out on PETER DONEGAN'S blog'
We provide information on activities and habitats related to hedges!
Hedges are a
very important part of our experience of the country, not only for the wide
range of trees, hedging, shrubs and other plants that grow there, but also for
the many animals and other forms of wildlife that live at the margins of
Our mission is to conserve and
maintain Ireland's 'living boundaries' .
According to the new Wildlife
(Amendment) Act 2000 it is
(a) an offence to cut, grub, burn or
destroy from 1 March up to 31 August any vegetation growing on any uncultivated
(b) to cut grub or burn or destroy any vegetation growing in
any HEDGE or DITCH during the above-mentioned period.
or health works by the government are exempt as is vegetation clearing in
course of road or other construction works for building.
The 10 most asked questions about hedges! A New Walking Route
'New Way Marked Way - Sli na
Sceacha in Ballyboughal, Co. Dublin.
It consists of a 6 Mile Walking and
Cycling Route along Hedge-lined country lanes in Ballyboughal.
It has been
funded by the Heritage Council
Click here for
downloadable map (pdf)
More info Ann - 01-8433745.
themed guided tours available'
The development of this
Website has been supported with a grant from the Heritage Council