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    Commercial Forestry Services Ltd.
(CFS) has provided professional forestry services to private clients since 1986.

Services include forestry consultancy and related project management and advisory services.


Providing forestry consultancy, management and advisory services to a wide range of corporate and private clients.

Undertaking the Technical Directorate and Secretariat for the Irish Timber Growers Association (ITGA).
- The Irish Timber Growers Association is the national representative body of private woodland owners in Ireland.
We provide advice and information services to the Association and its membership.

Valuation of forest properties and related services.

Ongoing management of forest areas including Certified forests.

Management of forestry projects, forest management plans, thinning, timber sales, reforestation and woodland improvement.

Accepting the RDS Forestry Award for Clonad Woodlands were Oisin Meagher, Donal Whelan and Stacey Bradley

The 2019 RDS - FS Production Forestry Award was awarded to the IForUT owned Clonad Woodlands managed by Donal Whelan of CFS. Accepting the RDS Forestry Award were Oisin Meagher (IForUT), Donal Whelan CFS (Forest Manager), and Stacey Bradley (IForUT).

Recent CFS projects include:

Commercial Forestry Services recently led an international consortium of partners in undertaking a group forest certification project which resulted in doubling the number of internationally recognised forest management certificates in Ireland.
Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for forestry, Andrew Doyle, TD congratulated the North East Forestry Certification Club and the Forest Owners Co-operative Society, at a function in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, on achieving group certification. Pictured at the presentation of the group certificates were (first row from left to right) Aine Woods, Martin Barrett (NEFCC), Martin Oakes (NEFCC), John Sherlock (NEFCC), Mechteld Schuller (Commercial Forestry Services), Minister of State Andrew Doyle TD, Phil Webb (UKFCG), Paul Sandys (UKFCG), Tim McCarthy (FOCS), John Casey (Teagasc), Patrick Barrett (DAFM), Linda Coghlan (The Forestry Company). (second row from left to right) John Woods (NEFCC), John Roche (The Forestry Company), Hugh McMahon (NEFCC), Gerard Sheridan (NEFCC), Brian White (NEFCC), Donal Whelan (Commercial Forestry Services), Joseph Kilmartin (NEFCC), Andy Grundy (Soil Association Certification), Des Drew (NEFCC), Peter Farrelly (NEFCC), William Melville (FOCS), Michael Greany (FOCS) and Albert Kelly (FOCS)

Commercial Forestry Services Ltd., 17 Castle Street, Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland.
Tel: + 353 1 2350988 - Fax: + 353 1 2350416 - Email: donalwhelan@forests.ie