A Corncrake on Tory Island, May 2018

Corncrake Talks & Tours

June / July 2018

For those keen to hear the distinctive call
of the secretive and elusive Corncrake
there will be a unique opportunity
with a series of five night time tours
taking place through June and into July this year.
These tours will also provide a greater insight
into the corncrake, as they will be preceded by a talk
about this once common Summer visitor
which is now increasingly rare.

The talk will be given by
a local Corncrake and wildlife expert.
It will take place in Falcarragh
beginning at 10pm
on each of the following Saturdays
9th, 16th, & 23rd June
& 7th & 14th of July

Numbers are limited
Advance booking is required
€10 per person
Call (074) 918 0994 or (086) 822 0404

A Corncrake on Tory Island, May 2018
Photo by Anton Meenan


A Girl Planting Tomatoes

Little Green Fingers
Childrens Gardening Classes

6-9 Year Olds
Every Wednesday 4pm - 5:30pm

€5 Per Class

If you are interested call (074) 918 0994

A Group Preparing Pots

Folk Herbalism Workshops

with local folk herbalist
Margaret Kitty Ní Bhaoill

explaining the health benefits
and folk history of various wild plants,
demonstrating 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.

€5 per workshop

For the latest updates check facebook
And if you are interested call us
on (074) 918 0994
or email:

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

Logo for the ETB; the Education & Training Board


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

View of Ballyness Bay from Upper Killult