Rhododendron Week 2022

2 – 10 April 2022 Events brought to you by the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland and the Office of Public Works. See botanicgardens.ie/calendar for event details.  In early April the gardens at Kilmacurragh are marked by the splendour of their two centuries old...
Decorated Pumpkin Exhibition 2021

Decorated Pumpkin Exhibition 2021

There were an impressive 113 entrants to this year’s online Decorated Pumpkin Exhibition. Entrants uploaded photos of their designs on to our Facebook page in the run-up to Halloween. Thank you to all who took part – we had so much fun looking at all your...
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...