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Cut your timber, not your profits – IFA’s practical guide to selling timber

Many forest owners are apprehensive about selling timber, as they do not know its value and do not want to sell it too cheaply; or they have concerns that future productivity may be damaged as a result of over thinning.  These can be avoided by careful planning.

Too much is at stake for you to sell your timber without an understanding of the quality and quantity of your timber and the markets.  This guide aims to assist private forest owners to receive a fair price for their timber and retain a plantation that is in good productive condition.

Timber selling guide cover


Sawmill Address
ECC Timber Products Ltd. Corr na Móna, Co. Galway
Glennon Brothers Ltd. Farran South, Fermoy, Co Cork.
GP Wood Ltd. Main Street, Enniskeane, Co Cork.
Murray Timber Group Ltd. Ballygar, Co. Galway
Coolrain Sawmills Ltd. Coolrain,  Co. Laois
Laois Sawmills Ltd. Ballymacken, Stradbally Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Woodfab Timber Ltd. Aughrim, Co. Wicklow
Balcas Ltd. 75 Killadeas Road, Laragh, Ballinamallard, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland BT94 2ES.
Drenagh Sawmills Ltd. 89 Dowland Road, Limavady, Co Derry, Northern Ireland BT49 OHR.
Crowe Sawmills Ltd. Broom Street, Mohill, Co. Leitrim
O’ Keeffe Sawmills Ltd, Deerpark,  Lismore, Co. Waterford
Standish Sawmills Ltd., The Leap Castle, Roscrea, Co. Offaly
Aughrim Timber and Stake Co Ltd. Carrowmore, Aughrim, Ballinaslow, Co. Galway
Gabriel Curran & Sons Sawmills Ltd. Cluide, Corrandulla, Co. Galway
Walls Sawmills Ballycullane, New Ross, Co. Wexford.
Dunnes Sawmills Drangan, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.
Connolly Saw Mills Barnboy, Turloughmore, Co Galway.
Bill Keogh Sawmills Ltd. Coolmoney, Donard, Co Wicklow
Clonmore Sawmills Ltd. Clonmore, Tullamore, Co Offaly
John McHale Limited Hazelwood, Sligo, Co Sligo.
Banagher Sawmills Ltd. Ballivor, Banagher, Co Offaly.


Panel Board Mills

The three panel board mills provide the primary outlet for pulp wood.

Company Location Website
Masonite Ireland Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim www.masonite-europe.com
Medite Europe Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
SmartPly Europe Slieverue, Co. Kilkenny


Timber Master Sales Agreement

Download Template for Master Sales Agreement  (produced by ITGA)

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