Peonies in Bloom, May 2021

Peonies in Bloom, May 2021

If you are visiting the Gardens soon, be sure to take in our Paeonia (peony) collection, which is at its most breath-taking in May and June. The brief flowering period of peonies means that excitement tantamount to that concerning flowering cherries may surround the...
Eye on Nature wildlife photography exhibition 2021

Eye on Nature wildlife photography exhibition 2021

RTÉ and the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland with the OPW present Eye on Nature – Ireland’s newest national wildlife photographic competition. RTÉ’s Mooney Goes Wild and The Today Show launched the competition in January 2021, to celebrate the...
New Curator at the National Botanic Gardens

New Curator at the National Botanic Gardens

The National Botanic Gardens are delighted to welcome Dr. Darach Lupton as the new Curator of the Gardens. Darach was a student at the Gardens from 1995 – 1998; he spent 12 months at the RHS Gardens at Wisley during his placement year in 1996. Finishing at Glasnevin...