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Blarney Castle News

16 Dec

The best family-friendly days out in Cork

Cork is a holiday destination with something to offer every traveller. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventure, sophisticated dining, fascinating history, relaxing natural getaways, Ireland’s second city can cater to all tastes and ages.

30 Nov

Pre Christmas madness?

November passed by in a flash and I suddenly find myself heading into the festive season feeling somewhat unprepared. The Christmas madness has descended in my house, and it may take me a while to catch up! The late Autumn sees fabulous colours still hanging on through the arboretum and gardens,...

26 Oct

Pumpkins and Autumn Walks

October is one of my favourite months as it generally brings dramatic changes throughout the grounds and gardens. It’s still fairly mild though, and we are still waiting for our first frosts that would fully transform the trees into their autumn coats.....

30 Sep

Autumn shades in September

September has passed by in a flash, and autumn has definitely arrived. Over the last few days, I’m seeing cooler, misty mornings, dew laden grass and the first colour changes amongst the trees.....

31 Aug

August ends with a hint of Autumn

As we exit August, I can feel the first hints of autumn in the air. Night temperatures have started to drop and there are the beginnings of colour changes in the arboretums. I hope we still get to see a little sunshine in September.....

3 Aug

A Dragonfly in July

July has been a challenging month for us here in the gardens. While we were delighted to see the sun and feel the balmy summer temperatures, it did create problems with watering.....