About Deerpark Tree Care
A family business, founded in 2021 by Mark and Amy O’Connor, Deerpark Tree Care is a professional tree surgery service offering vast experience and in-depth knowledge, with a friendly and personal approach. We promote a clean, safe, efficient and skilled job with sustainability at the core of our practice. Blending state-of-the-art modern techniques alongside traditional, ensures every job is carried out with precision and care.
Biodiversity is a key consideration on every project with minimal disruption to surrounding nature and habitats. We recycle all our green waste and a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of each species we work with underpins a focus on lessening the impacts of our industry on climate change.
Mark and Amy will be the primary point of contact for the initial quote and will provide you with a professional assessment of your requirements. Mark is also a lead climber providing tree surgery, including pruning and felling. Along with our team of groundsman and trainees we offer professional tree surgery to suit your requirements.
A strong work ethic, combined with a drive to succeed means that already we have a strong client base in both domestic, private and public sectors throughout the region; including estate agents, property management, graveyard committees and local schools. We are approved contractors for Waterways Ireland, Roscommon and Sligo County Councils.
Tree Surgery is specialist and dangerous work, best left to professionals. As a professional company we operate to the highest safety standards in the industry. All the services we offer are delivered by our own, experienced team of fully qualified tree surgeons, accredited climbers, groundsmen and forestry professionals. All our team have NPTC City and Guilds and Lantra accreditations providing them with the skills and experience to take care of your trees safely.
We offer a complete service on all of our projects; from initial quotation to onsite start and finish. We can help with initial surveys and project planning all the way through to removal, responsible recycling of green waste and replanting. We have an extensive range of tree surgery equipment and vehicles ensuring that you can depend on us to work quickly and safely and to the highest standards.
We are fully insured and are more than happy to give free, impartial advice- contact us today!
National Vocational Cert Level 3 in Forestry
NPTC City & Guilds
- Chainsaw operations small to large tree felling
- Use of a chainsaw from a rope & harness
- Conduct Aerial rescue
- Carry out chainsaw operations from a MEWP
- Conduct Aerial tree rigging
- Carry out pruning operations on a tree
- Use of a pole pruner
- Use of a wood chipper
- Safe use of pesticides
- Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health
- Traffic Management
- Manual Handling
- Safe Pass
Mark, Deerpark Tree Care
Mark began his career in the industry in 2003, with a local tree surgeon after completing a NVC L3 in Forestry at Ballyhaise College –Teagasc. Developing his knowledge and skills led Mark to co-founding his previous company Abbey Tree Services; a key contractor for ESB Networks with deployment on projects all over the country. It was here he continued to perfect his trade before the launch of Deerpark Tree Care.
Mark has had a lifelong interest in the outdoors so working in Tree Surgery is a natural fit for him. He has a particular interest in climbing and has trees of 130m. He is constantly innovating practice with ropes, knots and methods of ascending quickly and safely. His favourite part of any job being to reach the top of a tree and take in the views from the surrounding landscape.
His love of the industry also follows him into his hobbies; a novice in whittling he enjoys carving spoons from offcuts of timber.He is a keen runner, with his dog Dustin accompanying him on all the local trails. In the summer months, Mark can be found in the local GAA pitch either playing or coaching. He is actively involved with the Junior Football team, U8 Camogie and the Nursery programme.
A graduate of NUIG, Amy comes to Deerpark Tree Care from a career break as an English Teacher. She is responsible for overseeing the procurement, management and marketing activities of the company.
Amy finds balancing the commitments of a small business with the opportunities for development an exciting challenge and believes that connection with our customers and excellent standards of quality and service ensure a bright future for the company.
Amy enjoys swimming, particularly in Lough Key and on Achill Island, and participates in open water events.
She initiated Boyle Breastfeeding Support in 2017, has recently began coaching with Boyle Celtic at youth level, and is the Chairperson of the local Primary School Parent’s Association.
Amy is forever trying to propagate plants and thoroughly enjoys growing seeds for cut flowers and swapping cuttings with friends; hoping for the best and being constantly delighted when anything manages to grow!
Can you quote me over the phone or by email?
We do not give quotations until we have seen and discussed the proposed project. It is important to factor in the whole site and surroundings before giving an estimate. Mark is highly experienced and will go through a thorough consultation with you before giving you options to progress on works. He will arrange a time that is convenient to you and offer you a free, no obligation, quote.
How soon can you cut my trees?
- We aim to begin work at the first opportunity and this is usually between 2-4 weeks depending on the time of year. If you have any queries or questions, please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate you. We are available for emergencies 24/7 and will make safe any urgent damage as quickly as possible.
Do you work in my area?
We are based in Boyle, Co Roscommon just off the main N4 Sligo-Dublin road. We cover an extensive are including; Donegal, Cavan, Leitrim, Longford, Sligo, Roscommon, Mayo and Galway. We are available to travel for certain projects- please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Is the work messy and will it damage my property?
Biodiversity is a key consideration on every project with minimal disruption to surrounding nature and habitats. We recycle all our green waste and take great care with plants obstacles and surrounding neighbours.
When should I have my trees pruned?
Most trees can be pruned throughout the year. Some species are better pruned before flowering and others after. We will be able to advise you on the best time of the year to schedule pruning when we visit your property and offer you a free quotation.
What about wildlife?
Best practice for biodiversity on is to have a variety of hedge types, particularly on farmland.
We can advise you on what to plant and how to maintain it in order to promote a thriving natural habitat for plants and animals on your property. We can also facilitate removal of species that are damaging your space and other wildlife in your garden.
We adhere to the Wildlife Act 1976 (2000) and do not cut out hedges during birds nesting season. We undertake a wildlife inspection on every project before work proceeds.
What about insurance?
We are fully insured for all the services we provide and we adhere to strict health and safety measures throughout the process.