Wed April 17th, forage at Fairymonut farm, this beautiful organic farm offers diverse habitats in one location, bogland, mature woodland, young woodland,woodmargins,and grassland as well as hedgerows. It has magnificent oak trees and a very impressive Crab apple not to mention the stunning views from Knock shí gonhna, and many interesting archeological sites. Situated ten minutes drive from Birr.

If you would like to join us please contact Mary on 0877418536, limited spaces.

Sat May 11th,  forage at Ballincard house farm, Forage walk with BirrGIY, followed by tea in Ballincard house, this farm offers a wealth of wild plants to explore, and with luck some early mushrooms.

Tues and Wed May 21th & 22nd, a two day foraging event at Dunraven Hotel in Adare, a total wild experience, learn to identify the plants and fungi, what to do with them once you find them, and dine on the best of wild and foraged foods.

This is two nights package, 2B&B, IDinner, Ilunch. 150euro pps.

Contact ,Dunraven Hotel  phone, 061 605900; email

May 28 and 29th,  the Dunraven event is proving  so popular that we have decided to run it again on May 28th and 29th.
 Booking as above.

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