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Introduction to Smallholding Course

02.06 2018 Introduction to Smallholding Course

Details Date: Saturday 6th April & Saturday 20th April, 2019 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Cost for this course is from just €145 including lunch and refreshments. 6th April Day Course Only €145.00 EURDay Course & 1 Night Accommodation p/p €195.00 EUR 20th April Day Course Only €145.00 EURDay Course & 1 Night Accommodation p/p €195.00 EUR This introduction to Smallholding course will cover the skills and techniques needed for those who dream of establishing or expanding their smallholding. Residential options...

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Introduction to Beekeeping

02.06 2018 Introduction to Beekeeping

18th May, 15th June and 27th July, 2019 Open to everyone interested in keeping honey bees, this one day Beekeeping Course is intended for beginners or for existing members to update their beekeeping skills. Who should attend: The Beginners Beekeeping Course is ideal for those who have had some previous experience with keeping bees and for those with no previous experience whatsoever. When is the Course on? This one day course runs on Saturday the 18th May, Saturday 15th...

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Wine Tasting in Kilkenny

28.02 2018 Wine Tasting in Kilkenny

Great fun for a Hen Party or a group of Friends, a Wine Tasting or Wine Appreciation class are one of the most popular activities at Croan Cottages. Each wine Appreciation class generally runs for 1.5 – 2 hours and is more about learning how to evaluate and appreciate ANY wine, rather than learning about a particular grape of brand. Everyone gets to take home wine and tasting skills and knowledge that they can use to...

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Beginners Beekeeping Course 2018

07.12 2017 Beginners Beekeeping Course 2018

Open to everyone interested in keeping honey bees, this Beekeeping Course is intended for beginners or for existing members to update their beekeeping skills. The instruction continues during the Summer with outdoor demonstrations at the club apiary in Lavistown, Co. Kilkenny. Who should attend: The Beginners Beekeeping Course is ideal for those who have had some previous experience with keeping bees and for those with no previous experience whatsoever. Existing members of the Association will act as mentors to attendees...

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Review Steven Lamb & Gill Meller October 2017

02.11 2017 Review Steven Lamb & Gill Meller October 2017

On two beautiful, bright, Autumn days a group of 14 eager cooks gathered at Croan to learn from Steven Lamb & Gill Meller. The course outline was ambitious and packed. We made cheese, cooked wild food, did some butchery, pickled and fermented food, made sauces and salads and, of course, had lots of good things to eat. Each evening we gathered at Croan House were Gill and the team cooked up a delicious 3 course meal. Local...

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