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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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An Introduction to Croan on Community Radio

05.03 2017 An Introduction to Croan on Community Radio

Every Friday evening Francis contributes to The Kitchen Garden show on Community Radio Kilkenny City. The show focuses on Food – growing, foraging and cooking. Inevitably the chat also turns to Nature every now and again. In February, Francis was asked to talk a little about life at Croan House and what inspired the move to the country. You can listen back to the show here. Kitchen Garden Feb 24

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Smallholders Gathering 2016

16.11 2016 Smallholders Gathering 2016

The first Smallholder Gathering, in conjunction with @SmallholdersIRL & @SmallholdersUK was hosted by Croan Cottages at the 10th Savour Kilkenny Food Festival, 2016 We were delighted to host the inaugural UK & Ireland Smallholders Gathering at one of Ireland’s best known food festivals this October. This event brought together Smallholders from all over Ireland and the UK to meet, share their experiences and to learn from each other. Over the Savour Kilkenny weekend, there were 15...

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The Savour Kilkenny Smallholder Gathering 2016

29.06 2016 The Savour Kilkenny Smallholder Gathering 2016

In conjunction with @SmallholdersIRL & @SmallholdersUK and hosted by Croan Cottages This year we are delighted to be working with Savour Kilkenny to host the inaugural Smallholders Gathering. This event aims to bring together people interested in the Smallholding life from all over Ireland and the UK. Over the Savour Kilkenny weekend at the end of October, there will be a number of workshops, demonstrations and discussions covering all aspects of living ‘the Good Life’. If you are considering a...

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Signs of Spring

10.04 2016 Signs of Spring

We are hopelessly behind in the garden because of the unkind, wet and cold weather. There are some signs of spring however…

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