We are delighted to welcome you to our website so that you can experience a taste of who we are and what we have to offer.

Entry to Sonairte is free.

Opening times 10.30am – 4.30pm

Tuesday to Sunday inclusive

This month in Sonairte, we have the Food & Craft Market and “Spring Foraging” with Zaneta Wright on Sunday 13th April.  Celebrate Easter with a Chocolate Egg Hunt on Sunday, 20th April, “Growing for Restaurants” with Dermot Carey on Saturday, 26th April a must do course with one of Ireland’s top gardeners. 

Sonairte is a great place for a day out for all the family strolling the Walled Organic Garden, exploring the Nature trail, or having a picnic. Visit our Information Centre, follow our Heritage Trail or call into our Bee Museum. You can also enjoy a meal in the Sunflower Cafe, or choose from a delicious selection of cakes, teas and coffees. Last, but not least ,make yourself at home in the Eco Shop where you’ll find a wide selection of Irish and Fair trade gifts and foodstuffs. We are open Wednesday to Sunday inclusive 10.30am to 4.30pm and look forward to welcoming you in person.

Tours or courses for your group are available any day or time by arrangement


Farmers markets take place from 12pm to 5pm on the second Sunday of the month.


We are open in the evening for special events and courses


Sonairte: The National Ecology Centre Ltd is a registered non-profit taking Company Limited by Guarantee.


Company Registration number No.138410, registered at the Companies Registration Office, Parnell Square, Dublin 1. The Company has Charitable Status (CHY8901). Sonairte’s land and production methods are certified as organic by The Organic Trust.

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