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Recent News...

Blarney Castle News

1 Jul

Weeds don't do social distancing!

The end of June has heralded a return to what I suppose is to be the new normal. We have now reopened the castle to visitors and are observing the social distancing and hygiene rules to make everything as safe as possible.......

2 Jun

Maybe you visited in May

May heralded the start of what is hopefully a gradual return to some form of normality here in the gardens. We were delighted to be able to open the gardens to local visitors and were very happy to see how many of you came in, many for the first time.....

5 May

A Lonely April

Regardless of what is going on in the outside world, the gardens continue to demand care and attention and they are providing a much-needed distraction in the current madness.........

31 Mar

March Madness

I was thinking of writing this blog without any reference at all to our current situation, but it may be better to address the elephant in the room right at the start........

28 Feb

Focus on February

This time last year I was talking about an early spring. There were already magnolias, rhododendrons and cherry trees in flower throughout the gardens, which was wonderful to see, but left me somewhat unsettled........

30 Jan

January's gone!

I’m always amazed by how fast January goes by. We seem to be barely up to full speed before it’s over and we are into February. Our biggest focus is now preparing for the coming tourist season....