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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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Accommodation for the Canoeing Ireland Club Championships

01.03 2014 Accommodation for the Canoeing Ireland Club Championships

Canoeing Ireland will host the All Ireland Kayak and Canoe Club Championships on the 12 & 13 April 2014 in Kilkenny.   A total of 8 events will be run over the weekend on the Nore, the Barrow, Tramore and in Kilkenny City. All of the venues for the events are easily accessed from Croan Cottages and we have plenty of space for competitors to store their gear when they are not competing. A self catering cottage...

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