Permits and Licences

Expressions of Interest from suppliers of Mobile Coffee / Catering Units

Coillte is currently seeking Expressions of Interest from suppliers of Mobile Coffee / Catering Units to operate under license at Coillte’s high use recreation sites around the country.

Sites on offer include Forest Parks, Recreation sites and forest car parks.

Please download and complete the Expression of Interest (EOI) form here.

Completed EOI forms should be returned to the following email address only

EOI forms submitted to individual Coillte personnel will not be reviewed or evaluated.
Any queries relating to the process can be directed to

The closing date for receipt of EOI forms is 3 December 2021.


Recreation or Trail Proposals

If you have a trail proposal or other recreation proposal, please complete the questionnaire and email the completed form to .

Deer and Game Hunting

For all hunting queries, click here

Recreation Permits & Licences

Individuals can walk and hike on all Coillte lands, and cycle in selected sites, without the need for a permit.

However, for most other activities you will need a permit. This includes all walking and cycling groups and events with more than 30 participants and anyone guiding or leading another person/ group on Coillte lands.

For information on charges, insurance requirements and other details on the various activities, click here.

To APPLY for your permit, fill in your details in the boxes below and hit submit.  (NOTE permit request must be submitted at least 3 weeks in advance of the event).

Permit requests can only be applied for on laptops or tablets, the system does not allow applications from mobile devices.