This blog focuses on the discovery of the wealth of Irish and Indian plant specimens collected by Henry (Harry) Corbyn Levinge (1828-1896) rediscovered in the Herbarium here at the National Botanic Gardens. Levinge grew up in Knock Drin Castle in County Westmeath. He...
The National Botanic Gardens (OPW), in collaboration with the National Parks and Wildlife Service (Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht) have carried out a progress report on Ireland’s ability to achieve the 16 Targets outlined in our National Strategy...
Author: Noeleen Smyth, Edel McDonald (OPW) & Tony Murray (NPWS) Date: 21st September 2018 During the super-hot summer of 2018 we enjoyed Mediterranean weather. Many of us went to the sea to enjoy the heat and unusual sunshine, which on a dreary September day seems...
The National Botanic Gardens of Ireland
The National Botanic Gardens of Ireland are an oasis of calm and beauty, and entry is free. A premier scientific institution, the gardens contain important collections of plant species and cultivars from all over the world.
National Botanic Gardens, Kilmacurragh