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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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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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Fun and Games

14.03 2016 Fun and Games

As parents of young children ourselves, we understand the importance of keeping kids entertained while on holiday. Let’s face it, if the kids aren’t having fun then no one will have fun! With that in mind, we have built some games in the gardens at Croan for kids of all ages. Boulle Court Table Tennis Table in the Garden Tic-Tac-Toe on the lawn These are just some of the distractions for kids available here and nearby. We have also created...

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