Vincent is married to Annette and operates a dry stock enterprise in partnership with his son Edward at Emper in County Westmeath. They have planted forestry on four occasions, which has really enhanced their farming enterprise.
A passionate advocate for all things rural, Vincent holds a BSc in Rural Development from NUI Maynooth.
Paul is married to Carol and they have two sons and a daughter.
Geraldine O’Sullivan MScAgr (Forestry) is a professional forester with twenty years’ experience in the forest sector. She first worked as a Research Assistant in UCD on the ECOWOOD project researching the environmental impacts of harvesting on peaty sites, having completed her Masters.
She progressed to work with Donegal County Council on the EU Peace and Reconciliation project Forest Link, which examined European models of best practice in adding value to timber and developing community woodlands. She then worked in the private forest sector to develop harvesting and logistic models to supply forest biomass into the bioenergy sector.
Geraldine has been with the IFA Farm Forest section since 2008 where she has overseen the implementation of two Forestry Programmes and secured funding of over €480 million to support farmers to expand and mobilise timber under the current Forestry Programme 2014 – 2020.
About the Forestry Committee
- IFA Farm Forestry Committee is chaired by Vincent Nally and represented by committee members elected by IFA’s 29 county executives.
- IFA National Farm Forestry Committee represents the interests of private forest owners on a broad range of issues affecting farm income.
- The Committee carries out work at local, National and European level to represent the interests of all farm forestry members to optimise sector development and forest policy.
|CHAIRMAN||Vincent Nally||086 8154826|
|CAVAN||Cathel Rudden||086 3248838|
|CARLOW||John H Hanbidge||087 9968400|
|CLARE||Martin Murphy||086 8396197|
|CORK (C)||John O’Brien||087 2363530|
|CORK (N)||John Magner||086 1591585|
|CORK (W)||Tadhg Healy||087 2357352|
|DONEGAL||Ross Buchanan||086 7774295|
|DUBLIN||Christopher Keogh||086 2735176|
|GALWAY||Enda Monaghan||087 9600451|
|KERRY||Jason Fleming||087 6739343|
|KILDARE||Karl Matuschka||087 980 7611|
|KILKENNY||Andrew O’Carroll||087 2356029|
|LAOIS||Thomas Cosby||086 8519272|
|LEITRIM||Jim Brennan||087 6469796|
|LIMERICK||Simon White||087 2726952|
|LONGFORD||Michael Lennon||086 1531244|
|LOUTH||John Roche||086 8170690|
|MAYO||Kevin Carey||086 1698449|
|MEATH||Willie Fallon||086 8794075|
|MONAGHAN||James Corr||087 8226841|
|OFFALY||Murtagh Connor||087 6193506|
|ROSCOMMON||Ambrose Kilcline||086 3440778|
|SLIGO||Michael O’Dowd||085 1536052|
|TIPP. NTH||Padraic Stapleton||087 6215873|
|TIPP. STH||Francis Connolly||086 1065897|
|WATERFORD||Gabriel Foley||086 6025836|
|WESTMEATH||Claudia Marl||087 7839228|
|WEXFORD||Nicholas Sweetman||087 2839554|
|WICKLOW||Charles Tottenham||087 6868717|