Tree Care Ireland and Treeclimber.ie are hosting the Irish competition for The International Society of Arboriculture from 3rd- 6th September 2009.
This year we are hoping to have some charcoal making demonstrations, Chainsaw carving, Children's tree-climbing with a difference, traditional wood turning, Stump grinder demonstrations, Thermal Imaging decay detection and much more. All of the usual machinery exhibitors will be present with new woodchipping machines, Unimogs and cherry pickers.
Location: Lisnavagh, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow
3rd & 4th Sept: Tree climbing competition Workshops. Professional Instructors and experienced climbers will be on hand to show novices the techniques and tips required for competition. This is a great chance for climbers of all levels to learn new uses of equipment, new knots etc.
Entrants can also get their equipment checked on these days as part of the registration process.
4th Sept 10am: ISA Certified Arborist Exam, Talbot Hotel Carlow
5th Sept: Start of competition, adrenaline rushes and general enjoyment. Barbeque in the evening. singing, dancing, drinking and toasting in front of the bonfire.
Directions & Map
Tree Care Ireland's 10 step Survival Guide
Useful info: B&B's and Hotels are available if you like your comforts. Lisnavagh is 10 minutes from Tullow for TESCO, ALDI etc
Photos from last year: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevinbirchall/
Please contact us if you would like to exhibit machinery, products, chainsaw carving or anything else tree related. Just fill in the opt-in below to register interest and get more info.