Map of Forest Schools

This map is for information purposes only and may be used as a resource for those searching for a forest school in their area. While those listed are members of IFSA, each provider operates independent of IFSA. Forest Schools are listed alphabetically by county. You can get in touch with the relevant contact person directly about availability and current Forest School programmes.

 

County

Forest School Name

Area

Contact Person

Contact Details

Antrim

Hazelwood IPS

Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim.

Tricia Douglas

028 90770421

www.hazelwoodips.co.uk 

 

Inchmarlo Forest School

Belfast

Emma Selby

7725 806140

www.inchmarlo.org.uk 

Armagh

       

Carlow

Wild Time

Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny

Johanna Brown

087 4555561

johanna@wildtime.ie 

www.wildtime.ie 

Cavan

Nourished by Nature

Cootehill, Co. Cavan

Sarah Whelan

087 4265587

nourishedbynature19@gmail.com 

www.facebook.com/forestschoolcavan/ 

Clare

Happy Out Forest School

Ennis, Co. Clare

Grainne Vaughan & Veronica McGuire

087 3323344/ 083 8270075

www.happyoutforeschool.ie 

 

Young Roots

Ennistymon, Co. Clare

Lisa Macleod

085 1404320

lisamac3281@hotmail.com 

Cork

Forest United Outdoor Learning

Beara Peninsula, West Cork

Rita Berz

027 71717 or 087 7444784

forestunitedbeara@gmail.com 

 

Mucky Boots Forest School

Cork

Niamh Geoghegan

086 0720229

muckybootsforestschool@gmail.com 

www.muckybootsforestschool.wordpress.com 

 

Wild Inspired Forest School

Cork

Tara De Las Casas

086 3095426

taradlc@hotmail.com 

Derry

Little Acorns Forest School and Gardens

Garvagh, Co. Derry

Katrina Rule

077 0408 2407

katrinaking80@gmail.com 

Donegal

Early Learning School

Donegal

Sally O’Donnell

086 1737748

sally@earlylearningschools.ie 

www.earlylearningschools.ie 

 

Wild Awake

Donegal & Ulster

Lucy O’Hagan

lucy@wildawake.ie 

www.wildawake.ie 

Down

Wondering Wild Forest School

Ballynahinch, Co. Down

Amy Dixon

7784 677941

a.dixon86@hotmail.com 

Dublin

Airfield Estate

Dundrum, Co. Dublin

Fiona Deacy

01 9696666

education@airfield.ie 

 

Bushy Park Forest School

Terenure, Dublin 6

Ruairi Shelley

bushyparkforestcamp@gmail.com 

 

Forest Fridays – Dalkey School Project

Dalkey, Co. Dublin

Jennifer Dungan

jdungan98@yahoo.com 

www.dspns.ie/forest-school/ 

 

Forest Kids

Glencullen, Dublin 18

Heather Burnettt Niland

087 2646053

forestkidsfun@gmail.com 

www.forestkidsfun.net 

 

Free Range Forest School

Swords, Co. Dublin

Ross Wareham

086 3857730 freerangeforestschool@gmail.com 

www.instagram.com/freerangeforestschool/ 

 

Growing Roots Forest School

Sutton, Dublin 13

Elisa Pelletier

elisa.pelletier.c@gmail.com 

 

Kerkus Forest School

South Dublin

Pilar Landaluce & Nuria O’Donovan Landaluce

087 6350634 / 087 2956820

kerkusforestschool@gmail.com 

www.kerkusforestschool.com 

 

Northside Nuts

 

 

On Green Ground

North Dublin

 

 

Cabinteely Park, Dublin 18

Thomas McDermott

 

 

Kiki Dunne & Jennie Hayden

085 2883587

alphatonto@gmail.com 

 

 

 

086 3110668

ongreenground@gmail.com

www.ongreenground.ie

 

Riverview Educate Together

Dublin 12

 

info@rvetns.ie

www.rvetns.ie 

 

RMDS Forest Schools

Ranelagh, Dublin

Caroline Carroll

childcare@rmds.ie 

www.rmds.ie/forestschool/forest-school/ 

 

Root Children

Glenageary, Co. Dublin

Jennie Casey

jennie@rootchildren.ie

www.rootchildren.ie

 

Seedlings Forest School

Lucan, Co. Dublin.

Sarah Dunne

Sarahc.dunne@hotmail.com 

 

St. Johns Primary School

South Dublin

Leah Duffy

087 6627666

www.stjohnsns.ie 

Fermanagh

       

Galway

Crann Óg Nature Schooling

Gort, Co. Galway

Marian Elder Burke

086 8719714

crann.og.gort@gmail.com 

www.ecostayirelad.com 

 

Down to Earth Forest School

Galway

Carol Barrett

087 7042098 / 087 2126179

downtoearthgalway@gmail.com 

www.downtoearthforestschool.ie 

 

Kilcolgan Educate Together

Galway

Joanne O’Reilly

joanne@kilcolganetns.com 

www.kilcolganetns.com 

 

Wondering Wild

Galway

Laura Kennedy

laura@wonderingwild.ie 

www.wonderingwild.ie 

Kerry

The Nature Hub

Killarney, Co. Kerry

Kerry Walker

087 7042098

kerry@thenaturehub.ie 

www.thenaturehub.ie 

FB and IG: @thenaturehubireland

Kildare

Growing Wild – Going Wild in Nature

 

 

Dúlra Cill Dara

Celbridge, Co. Kildare

 

 

 

 Kildare

Lucy Bell

 

 

 

Kate Maher

lucy@growingwild.ie 

www.growingwild.ie 

 

 

 

 

dulracilldara@gmail.com

https://focusonhwb.org/entries/general-cat/dulra-forest-school/ 

Kilkenny

Rain or Shine Forest School

South Kilkenny

Sinéad Walsh

086 8538245

w_sinead@yahoo.com 

 

Slí na Coille

Kilkenny

Maura Brennan

www.slinacoille.ie 

 

Wild Time

Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny

Johanna Brown

087 4555561

johanna@wildtime.ie 

www.wildtime.ie 

Laois

Reconnect with Nature

Laois & Offaly

Barbara Sullivan

reconnectwithnatureirl@gmail.com

www.reconnectwithnatureirl.com 

Leitrim

       

Limerick

Croi na Coille Primary School

Co. Limerick

Katerina Kozohorska

087-7771643

croinacoilleps@gmail.com 

www.croinacoille.ie

 

Seedling Nature Schools

Mungret, Co. Limerick

Johanna Davis

085 1560915

info@seedling.ie 

www.seedling.ie

Longford

       

Louth

       

Mayo

       

Meath

       

Monaghan

       

Offaly

Reconnect with Nature

Laois & Offaly

Barbara Sullivan

reconnectwithnatureirl@gmail.com

www.reconnectwithnatureirl.com 

Roscommon

       

Sligo

Sligo Woodland School

Co. Sligo

Trisha McLoughlin

0877474189 sligowoodlandschool@gmail.com 

www.facebook.com/naturebasedlearning 

Tipperary

Forest School Cloughjordan Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary Mark Murphy

087 2854703

forestschoolcloughjordan@outlook.ie

 

Tyrone

       

Waterford

       
 

Cummerstown Parent-Toddler Forest School

Collinstown, Co. Westmeath

Roisin Dexter

0868955880

roisindexter@gmail.com 

 

Westmeath

Seed Scholars

Collinstown, Co. Westmeath.

Eliya Levine

089 490 4289

Info@seedscholars.com 

www.seedscholars.com 

Wexford

Wild Time

 

 

 

 

Wexford Forest School

Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny

 

 

 

Murrintown, Co. Wexford.

Johanna Brown

 

 

 

Austin Gregg

087 4555561

johanna@wildtime.ie 

www.wildtime.ie 

 

 

087 6330175

inquestofadventurebook@gmail.com

www.inquestofadventure.ie

Wicklow

3 Trees Forest School

North Wicklow

Marc Barker, Heather McHugh & Amber Godwin

3treeswicklow@gmail.com 

www.3treeswicklow.com 

 

Forest School Ireland

Wicklow & Nationwide

Ciara Hinksman

086 3199515

info@forestschoolireland.ie 

www.forestschoolireland.ie 

 

Nature Matters Forest School

Glenealy, Co. Wicklow

Heather McHugh

087 7954446

homchugh@gmail.com

 

Nature Way Education

Wicklow, Leinster and Galway

Angie Kinsella

angiekinsella@gmail.com 

www.natureway.ie 

 

Web of Life

Wicklow

Emily McCullagh

0879310859

emily@weboflife.ie

www.weboflife.ie 

Other

Wild Places

West of Ireland

Shane Furlong

087 4397315

shane@wildplaces.ie 

www.wildplaces.ie 

 

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