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Mayoman wins Renault car in Operation GIY Nation

What do you normally achieve after four months of growing delicious, fresh home-grown food? Probably feeling healthier and certainly saving money, but what about winning an electric car for your efforts?

Operation GIY Nation Drives on with Renault

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This was an exciting week for the four new pioneers chosen to take part in the Operation GIY Nation campaign, launched last March in association with Renault Ireland and Grow it Yourself Ireland.

Galway Garden Festival to benefit Galway Simon and Christian Blind Mission

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What started out four years ago, as in most people's eyes, a unique opportunity to see the wonderfully-restored Claregalway castle, has turned into one of the must-attend festivals in the west and also into one of the leading horticultultural events in the country. And this weekend, the Galway Garden Festival is back for round four.

Diarmuid Gavin star attraction at Galway Garden Festival at Claregalway Castle

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What started out two years ago, as in most people's eyes, a unique opportunity to see the wonderfully-restored Claregalway castle, has turned into one of the must-attend festivals in the west and also into one of the leading horticultultural events in the country. And in ten days, the Galway Garden Festival is back for round three, and this time it is to spawn a series of events that will see the lights on at the castle for months to come. Galway has many festivals, and indeed, many festivals in July, all honed over the years into something special. But none of these made the instant impact that the Galway Garden Festival did when it was inaugurated in 2010, over two days of differing climatic conditions at the beautifully-restored Claregalway Castle.

The Town of Books Festival kicks off this weekend

Graiguenamanagh is once again hosting its annual Town of Books Festival this September 19, and boasts a variety of events.

Grow it Yourself conference calling all Westmeath GIY enthusiasts

As interest in ‘growing it yourself’ reaches fever pitch in Westmeath, details of the GIY 2010 conference, which takes place on Saturday September 18 at the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin, have been announced. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Together We Grow’ and the event is aimed at GIY local champions and anyone who is interested in finding out more about GIY.

Bloom to focus on growing your own

Sustainability, local food, and ‘grow your own’, are central themes to this year’s Bloom festival, which will take place in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, over the June Bank Holiday weekend.

 

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