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Experience Nov 2005- Present
I returned from Canada in September 2005 after working as a consulting arborist for three years with a prominent Tree Care company in Toronto, to establish my own company, Arbor-Care Professional Consulting Tree Service covering all aspect of tree preservation.

Arbor Care won the BEST NEW BUSINESS 2008 as voted by the Limerick Enterprise Board.

Michael Garry is a past Board member of Crann. Crann is an NGO organization set up to raise awareness of the environmental importance of trees, hedgerows and woodland. To date I have undertaken projects for the following:


1. National Roads Authority.
Arborcare co-wrote a document for the NRA, Guidelines for the Protection and Preservation of Trees, Hedgerows and Scrub prior to, during and post construction on national road schemes. This document was recently published on the NRA web site and is available for review. Please click here to review the full document


2. OPW.
Arbor-Care has undertaken large scale tree hazard assessments on many prominent sites including, Derrynane house, Garnish Island, Fota arboretum and Gardens. Annesgrove Gardens.


3. Fingal Co. Council & Dunlaoighre/Rathdown Co. Council
Arbor-Care has undertaken many tree surveys (Bs 5837) and valuations on various projects for these councils.

4. London Borough of Islington Council.
I undertook a four month contract working as a Tree Preservation Officer with Islington Borough Council. Working in the planning department, I supervised and worked with planners offering advice on tree related issues for planning and pre-planning applications.


Arbor-Care undertaken tree surveys and hazard tree assessment reports on several projects for following:

  • Office of Public Works (OPW)
  • Irish Rail
  • Tree Survey-Rapid School delivery-Navan
  • Tree Survey-Rapid School delivery-Enniscorthy
  • Tree Survey-Rapid School delivery-Greystones
  • Tree Survey-Rapid School delivery-Ballinrobe
  • Tree Survey-Rapid School delivery-Letterkenny
  • Tree Survey-Rapid School delivery-Gorey
  • Tree Survey for the RTE re-development
  • Tree Survey National Pediatric Hospital
  • Tree Survey for the M50 upgrade
  • Tom Philips Planning Consultants
  • Declan Brassil Planning Consultants
  • John Spain & Associates
  • Hughes Rowan and Associates
  • Seamus Monahan and Partners
  • University of Limerick
  • University College Cork
  • NUI-Galway
  • Clare County Council 
  • Malton Hotel- Killarney
  • Dublin City Council
  • Dun Laoighre Rathdown Council
  • Limerick City & County Council
  • Waterford City Council
  • Tralee Town Council
  • Kerry County Council
  • Killarney Town Council
  • Nationwide Emerald Tree Services
  • Nautic Building Company
  • Adare Manor Co. Limerick.