Galway Garden Festival, Claregalway Castle, Sat & Sun, July 4th & 5th, 11am - 6pm.
6th Galway Garden Festival
Saturday July 4th & Sunday July 5th, 2015
Festival Admission € 8.00 pp per day
Open daily 11 am - 6pm
All gate Profits to charity, Galway Simon Community, CBM Ireland and Claregalway Day Care Centre
Our programme will be updated and added to in the coming weeks, here is a sample of what to expect
2015 Guest speakers' programme
- Author Alice Taylor
- Poet John Montague
- Dr Dillis Clare
- Klaus Laitenberger
- Anja Gohlke
- The Army Band
- St Patricks Brass Band
- The Baytones
- Colm 'Stride O Brien'
- Silvermoon Jazz Band
- Sonic Strings
Entertainment & Demos
- Fanzini Brothers
- The Gombeens
- 'Your Man's Puppets
- Maria Auletta
- Medieval Armoured Combat
- Bowyer making
- Fire Dance
- Botanical Art Exhibition
- Rare and native plants, seeds, trees, garden furniture, tools, pots, sculptures and craft work can be viewed and bought at the many stands
- Browse the bookshop and meet great gardeners
- Enjoy delicious Artisan Food, freshly cooked
- The Botanical Art Exhibition will feature works of Irish and English botanical Artists resident in Ireland.
- Curtesy Bus from Eyre Sq, Galway with Bus Eireann
Bígí linn ag an deireadh seachtaine speisialta seo.
All Gate Profits from The Galway Garden Festival 2014 are donated to:
The Christian Blind Mission www.CBM.ie to alleviate avoidable blindness and to The Galway Simon Community.
Míle búiochas to our sponsors below.
- Galway County Council
- Made in Galway
- Bus Eireann
International Year of Soil Conference 6th July
The National Conference on soil will be held at Claregalway Castle on Monday July 6th with Klaus Laitenberger and a panel of expert speakers.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has been nominated to implement the IYS 2015, within the framework of the Global Soil Partnership and in collaboration with Governments and the secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.
The IYS 2015 aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions.