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Our ecologists and environmental scientists provide a wide range of services to government agencies, public sector organisations and private companies. We specialise in consultancy projects within the Environmental Sciences including Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA), Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Article 6 Appropriate Assessment.

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  • ECOFACT is Ireland’s leading team of ecologists and environmental scientists.
  • We also provide a wide range of survey and monitoring services in relation to the natural environment.
  • These may take the form of one-off site assessments or long term monitoring projects over the working life of the project. We can also provide on-site consultancy and monitoring for environmental compliance with statutory obligations and prescribed mitigation measures.

Services provided by ECOFACT ecologists and environmental scientists across the Environmental Sciences include:

If you are interested in further information on ECOFACT or you would like one of our ecologists or environmental scientists to contact you, please let us know your requirements by emailing us directly at


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  • Filming a documentary on Sea Lampreys

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  • Major new book – Wildlife and Wind Farms

    A major new book will be published in May 2017 entitled ‘Wildlife and Wind Farms: Conflicts and Solutions’. Volume 1 of this book includes a chapter prepared by Ecofact Principal Ecologist Dr. William O’Connor. The two-volume set provides a comprehensive overview of the interactions between wind farms and wildlife, each volume dedicated to one of the two […]

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