To celebrate its 70th anniversary, the Society of Irish Foresters published a limited facsimile edition of Elwes and Henry’s masterpiece. The work contains a fascinating account of the worldwide travels of Elwes and Henry in search of trees; not only those that grow naturally in these islands but also species they believed would adapt to our climate and soils.

Forest Images – Father Browne’s Woodland Photographs

A selection of photographs from a bygone era, taken in the 1930s by the renowned Irish photographer Father Frank Browne SJ. The pictures show images of trees, woodlands and forestry workers at Emo Court, Co. Laois.