Search and Rescue – Bringing Gardens Back to Life

Borris House Gardens and Woodlands Borris House & Gardens, Borris, Co. Carlow

Search and Rescue - Bringing Gardens Back to Life In this special 20th anniversary programme, garden historian expert Belinda Jupp makes her first visit to the […]

$10

Remarkable Trees with Thomas Pakenham

Borris House Gardens and Woodlands Borris House & Gardens, Borris, Co. Carlow

Experience the magnificent Borris House with Thomas Pakenham, exploring its many rare and unusual great trees including a number of beautiful specimen trees.

$8.00

Rory Newell at Borris House

Borris House Gardens and Woodlands Borris House & Gardens, Borris, Co. Carlow

Between 2015 and 2017 Blarney Castle and Gardens under the collection banner of Botanic Network Ireland set out on a series of plant collecting trips to Northern Vietnam. Rory Newell, who by his own admission is “plants mad” delivers an informative and entertaining talk on the trips, covering a broad range of topics including conservation/exsitu conservation, growing, propagating and developing a living catalogue of the plants in the gardens of Blarney Castle.

$8

Seamus O’Brien at Borris House

Borris House Gardens and Woodlands Borris House & Gardens, Borris, Co. Carlow

Borris demesne is a fine example of how a formal Baroque landscape has evolved over centuries into the impressive parkland setting visable today. Seamus O’Brien, manager of National Botanic Gardens, Kilmacurragh in Co. Wicklow, will offer his unique insight into this mature estate with its many specimen trees, original Stew Pond and 18th century Ice House.

$5

Bare in the Woods

Borris House Gardens and Woodlands Borris House & Gardens, Borris, Co. Carlow

Bare 2018 takes place in the magical Borris House Estate with the Blackstairs Mountains as a backdrop and the River Barrow flowing beside it’s beautiful woodland and gardens.

Borris House Festival of Writing and Ideas

Borris House Gardens and Woodlands Borris House & Gardens, Borris, Co. Carlow

The Festival of Writing and Ideas will mark its seventh year in 2018, bringing you a weekend of stimulating dialogue and discourse, gathering together intriguing international minds – historians, novelists, journalists, film-makers, poets, theatre directors, war correspondents, biographers, artists and political commentators – and inviting them to Borris Village for a few days.

Borris House Festival of Writing and Ideas

Borris House Gardens and Woodlands Borris House & Gardens, Borris, Co. Carlow

The Festival of Writing and Ideas will mark its seventh year in 2018, bringing you a weekend of stimulating dialogue and discourse, gathering together intriguing international minds – historians, […]