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Christmas Newsletter 2014

08.12 2014 Christmas Newsletter 2014

Holiday Cottages in Kilkenny, Ireland Christmas Newsletter 2014 Croan Cottages Christmas 2014 As Christmas approaches, we look back on the eventful year that 2014 has been at Croan. The garden provided fruit and vegetables in abundance this year, despite a couple of rabbits having taken up residence inside the walled garden and helping themselves to seedlings! From Summer fruits to Winter cabbages and Giant Pumpkins for Hallowe’en, we ate well and had plenty to share this...

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Newsletter June 2014

08.06 2014 Newsletter June 2014

We’re taking a break from making hay (while the sun shines) to fill you in on happenings at Croan this early Summer. Early June is a favourite time of year here as the strawberries begin to ripen. They’re sweet, juicy and very, very plentiful. They’re the quintessential taste of sunshine. We’ve taken our first crop of fresh peas and beans, but they’re so tasty we haven’t even managed to get them into a pot to...

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Christmas 2013

21.12 2013 Christmas 2013

Now that we’ve changed our website theme to Winter, it seems appropriate to reflect on 2013 here at Croan. The cold Spring seemed to go on a little too long, but we were rewarded with a long, hot Summer that will long be remembered. Volleyball on the lawn, beach days, sailing trips, canoe excursions, fishing in Mount Juliet followed by lazy barbeque evenings with the day’s catch – every day brought new adventures, memories...

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Newsletter Summer 2013

17.07 2013 Newsletter Summer 2013

It’s been a long time coming, but this summer has been superb so far. With everyone from Weather astrologers to Postmen in Donegal predicting the good weather to continue, we are hoping for lots more sunshine! Earlier in the season, we spent weeks tending plants in the greenhouse until we could be sure that the last of the frosts had passed. That was followed by weekends hardening off and planting out a huge range of...

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Christmas Newsletter 2012

05.12 2012 Christmas Newsletter 2012

Self Catering Cottages in Kilkenny, Ireland Christmas Newsletter 2012 IN THIS ISSUE – New things to see in Kilkenny – Fishing on the Nore – Croan Cottages Video – Animal News – Sausages – Progress in the Garden and Orchard – Mince Pie Recipe – A 10% discount for every reader! Gift Vouchers Our gift vouchers are always popular at this time of the year. If you know someone who might enjoy a break...

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