Folk Herbalism

Briars with Blackberries

with local folk herbalist
Margaret Kitty Ní Bhaoill
Evening workshops from 8pm to 9:30pm

Brambles
Monday 24th of September

Nettles
Monday 15th of October

Carrageen Moss
Monday 5th of November

The health benefits and folk history of various wild plants,
with a demonstration of how to harvest and prepare them.
Margaret Kitty's deep knowledge of herbs,
with the Irish names and descriptions,
and their local uses was acquired in the oral tradition from mother to daughter.
Her wisdom and expertise on the plants of the boglands and rugged coastal landscape of northwest Donegal
represents a treasure of our cultural heritage which has been passed down in the Irish language through generations.

Nuts & Berries

Trees; gathering seed
& taking cuttings

Free One-Day Workshop
Tuesday 25th of September

with expert advice from
Steven Meyen of Teagasc
from 10 am to 4pm

Nuts, berries & cones, 2017 Tree Workshop
Photo by James O'Donnell

A Group Preparing Pots

Garden maintenance

10am - 1pm
Friday 21st of Sepember

Seed saving

10am - 1pm
Friday 28th of September

Soil management

10am - 1pm
Monday 8th of October

Garden maintenance

10am - 1pm
Friday 26th of October

Garden maintenance

10am - 1pm
Friday 23rd of November

Natural fertilizers

10am - 1pm
Monday 26th of November

Preparing for the year ahead

10am - 1pm
Friday 14th of November


A Girl Planting Tomatoes

Little Green Fingers
Childrens Gardening Classes

6-9 Year Olds
Every Wednesday 4pm - 5:30pm
Continuing till Wednesday the 24th of October

€5 Per Class

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Logo for the ETB; the Education & Training Board

We would like to thank
the Donegal Education & Training Board
for supporting our workshops


The Glasshouses | Killult, Falcarragh, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Tel. (074) 918 0994 or (086) 822 0404 | Email:

View of Ballyness Bay from Upper Killult