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Recent News...

Blarney Castle News

28 Feb

Focus on February

This time last year I was talking about an early spring. There were already magnolias, rhododendrons and cherry trees in flower throughout the gardens, which was wonderful to see, but left me somewhat unsettled........

30 Jan

January's gone!

I’m always amazed by how fast January goes by. We seem to be barely up to full speed before it’s over and we are into February. Our biggest focus is now preparing for the coming tourist season....

3 Jan

Post Christmas Plans

2019 has been and gone and we are currently languishing in the post-Christmas / new year limbo before diving into 2020....

29 Nov

Now there goes November…..

Well November passed by in a blur. I spent the first half of it in Vietnam on a plant hunting expedition, and the second half trying to catch up!

25 Oct

Off Plant Hunting in October

October is the month that brings dramatic changes throughout the grounds and gardens. We’ve had the inevitable drop in temperatures that heralds the changing season.....

11 Oct

Photography Award opens to celebrate the beauty of Blarney Castle

International Garden Photographer of the Year has launched a unique special award in partnership with Blarney Castle & Gardens. This free-to-enter special award aims to celebrate the famous castle plus the magical landscape and gardens through photography encouraging tourists and the local...