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Pictured at the Botanical Gardens for the prize of Agri Aware’s 2019 Incredible Edibles project is 3rd and 4th class of St. Oliver Plunkett’s, KIllina, Co. Kildare with teacher and principle Dominic Tyrrell and Agri Aware Project Manager Kalyn Arias. The students got to explore the grounds, dig in to a planting workshop, and receive new seeds to bring back to their school. The school also received a sun bubble greenhouse for their own school garden as part of their prize. Visit www.incredibleedibles.ie to register today!

St. Oliver Plunkett’s announced as 2019 Incredible Edible Champions!

On Friday, (October 11th, 2019) Agri Aware, Ireland’s agri-food educational body were joined by 3rd and 4th class pupils of St. Oliver Plunkett National...

Harvest Festival, Autumn Workshops, Heritage Apple Trees & Life on the Farm

Harvest Festival - Sunday September 15th September is an ideal time to showcase our vital conservation work, when our seed harvesting is in full flow...
Greenkeeping Cadet Martyn Cullen (Carrigart, Co Donegal) was awarded a Level 2 Work-based Diploma in Horticulture (Sports Turf) and received The Golfing Union of Ireland Prize as the top Golfing Union of Ireland (GUI) Greenkeeping Cadet. Congratulating him on his success are Wendy Cole (R&A) and Fergal Greenan (Lecturer, CAFRE)

Greenmount Horticulture Awards Day & Speech

Paul Mooney, Head of Horticulture Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, 108 students appear in the Horticulture Awards Day booklet today. I congratulate all of you here and I’m sure...
Greenmount Walled Garden

Flower Power within the Greenmount Walled Garden

Are you in need of some gardening inspiration? Are you inspired by colourful floral arrangements? CAFRE’s walled garden just outside Antrim sits at the heart...

TU Dublin horticulture student Patrik Weisser in this years’ super garden competition

Patrik Weisser, 24, from Abbbeyleix, is originally from the Czech Republic and is the youngest designer in the 2019 competition. He was selected as...

Top tips to get the kids involved in gardening

It's Sow Time! Bloom's top tips to get children interested in gardening.
5 Signs You Are Suited to Horticulture

5 signs you are suited to horticulture | CareersPortal.ie

A career in horticulture can lead to a varied and fulfilling career for someone who has an interest in growing plants, food production and...

Minister Bruton announces new Climate Action resources for schools

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D. today (Wednesday, March the 27th) announced that a new Climate Action teacher resource...
Pictured from left are Dr Peter McLoughlin, Head of the School of Science & Computing, WIT, Patricia Billett, Aidan McDermott, Eva Creely, and Dr Orla O'Donovan, head of the Department of Science WIT

Inaugural “Una McDermott Award for Contribution to Science” announced by WIT

The family of Una McDermott presented with the Inaugural “Una McDermott Award for Contribution to Science” at the Waterford Institute of Technology Science Careers...

Spring Summer 2019 Workshop Programme – Biodiversity Ireland

Spring has arrived, and with it, the National Biodiversity Data Centre is pleased to bring you our Spring Summer 2019 Workshop Programme. The delivery of...