Visiting the Gardens
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Located just 3 km from Dublin city centre, the National Botanic Gardens are an oasis of
calm and beauty, and entry is free.
A premier scientific institution, the gardens also contain the National Herbarium and several historic
wrought iron glasshouses.
NEWS FROM THE GARDENS
KBC Great Music in the National Botanic Gardens 2015
June 11, 2015
The annual KBC Great Music in Irish Houses programme takes place from June 9th – 14th. This year
concerts will mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats. The National Botanic Gardens
will play host to a concert by the American Escher Quartet on Thursday 11th June 2015 at 8pm.
Tickets from €20 to €30, see below.
Gairdíní na Lus - Television series on TG4
The Gardens will also play host to
a Residency Programme, sponsored by KBC,
which will help young Irish ensemble
players to hone their skills as chamber musicians, under the tutelage of leading musicians, will take place
between the 9th and 13th June in the Lecture Theatre at the Gardens.
Book your seats
here for the Escher Quartet on June 11 at 8pm.
April 7, 2015
TG4 are to rebroadcast the six-part series Gairdíní na Lus from Thursday 23 April
2015 at 20:00 and again from Friday 24 April 2015 at 14:30.
Made by Midas productions, with the support of the
Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, the series explores behind the scenes at the Gardens,
from the potting sheds to the herbarium and laboratories.
You will be able to follow the work of the gardeners in
the nurseries as well as in the public grounds. You will also discover the many roles the Gardens
play across the country, exploring and safeguarding our flora.
You can get a taste of the programe from this youtube clip.