“Growing and Foraging for Herbs“ with Marie Reilly from the Lismore Clinic

Sunday 10th May 2pm
Dromana House Cappoquin Co. Waterford

Join Marie Reilly for a wonderful afternoon on growing and foraging your own herbs and wild flowers, and using herbs at home for maintaining good health and treating common complaints.

The event will begin at 2pm sharp, with a foraging walk around the beautiful gardens and woodland around Dromana House, on the banks of the Blackwater River near Cappoquin, Co. Waterford. The walk will be followed by a demonstration of how to make and use some simple home remedies, such as teas, syrups and herbal creams and balms. Light refreshments will be served with a herbal twist Marie Reilly is an experienced Medical Herbalist and teacher, who runs a busy herbal medicine practice at the Lismore Clinic, and has a particular interest in the healing power of Irish herbs. Admission is €15 for adults (children under 12 free). All proceeds will be donated to the Lismore Cathedral Fund. Numbers are limited. To book your place, please contact Barbara at Dromana House on 086 8186305.

War, Diplomacy and Adventures: From The Blackwater Valley to The Far East

Sunday, 3rd May 2020 @ 11am
Dromana House Cappoquin Co. Waterford

11am Coffee

  • Sir Charles Keane (Cappoquin House): ‘Lord Keane, Baron of Ghuznee and Cappoquin’
  • Henry Wilks (Camphire House): ‘Sir Henry Dobbs, High Commissioner to Iraq 1923 – 1929’.

Two Travel writers in conversation: Dervla Murphy (Lismore) and Sophy Roberts (Dorset):

  • Dervla Murphy is well known for her many travel books, including her first book ‘Full Tilt’, chronicling her bike journey from Lismore to India in 1963.
  • Sophy Roberts, travel correspondent to a number of magazines, has just published her first book ‘The Lost Pianos of Siberia’.

Afternoon tea and guided tour of the Gardens
Enquiries & booking email: info@dromanahouse.com Tel: 086 8186305

€70 pp or €125 for 2 persons to include morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea. Early booking advised: Numbers limited. Programme subject to change without notice