Welcome to the Hedge Laying Association of Ireland's Website.

LATEST: Site last updated 30th September 2014

The 2014 All Ireland Hedge Laying Championship will take place on Saturday the 4th October by kind permission of Mr and Mrs Gordon Milligan at 10 Grangee Rd, Carrowdore, Co. Down BT22 2JB. Further information on the Latest News and Events page.

Entry forms and Rules and Regulations for the Championship are available on the Resources page of this website.


The Hedge Laying Association would like to thank the many hundreds of people who visited the Hedgeducation Unit at the National Ploughing Championship and especially to welcome the new members to the Association.
Thanks again.


The HLAI have established a Facebook page with a link available to it on our Links page.


7 new trainees Accredited to City & Guilds AO20 standard through Sperrins Gateway Landscape Partnership project funded by the NI Challenge Fund (see Photo Gallery)

Irish Times article on threat to our hedgerows due to lack of management see Link Page

New website launched in UK for hedgerow foragers - see links page

HLAI Hands On Hedges DVD available direct from hlai@eircom.net 12 (plus 3.25 p+p)

Contact number for Northern Ireland enquiries 0044 (0)7591 405275

We now have a range of new Morris Billhooks For Sale. New prices to be announced shortly

We would like to acknowledge the financial support received from the Irish Environmental Network