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June Gardening Workshop

Sonairte The Ninch, Laytown, Co Meath

Learn how to grow your own produce in Sonairte’s 250-year-old walled garden with Sonairte’s own gardener Damien McGroarty. This practical hands-on workshop will teach you the value of soil composition and biodiversity in growing a successful garden. You will learn how to grow vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. Get connected with nature and enjoy the […]

World Oceans Day 2022 Stand – Bettystown Beach (FREE, no ticket needed)

Bettystown Beach Beach View, Coast Rd., Bettystown

Join Sonairte, Bettystown Tidy Towns (BTT) and other groups for an event on Bettystown Beach to celebrate Worlds Oceans Day on Saturday, 11th June. Stands and activities will be on the beach from 2 PM to 5 PM. About World Oceans Day: "Get together with your family, community, and/or your company and join millions of […]

History Walk & Talk

Sonairte The Ninch, Laytown, Co Meath

Join Community Historian Brendan Matthews at Sonairte the National Ecology Centre the Ninch, Laytown, for his popular and fascinating History & Heritage Walk n Talk presented through the medium of story-telling on Sunday, June 26th 2022 beginning at 2.30pm. The Heritage Walk will begin in the old 18th century court-yard at Sonairte, where Brendan will […]

€10

July Gardening Workshop

Sonairte The Ninch, Laytown, Co Meath

Learn how to grow your own produce in Sonairte’s 250-year-old walled garden with Sonairte’s own gardener Damien McGroarty. This practical hands-on workshop will teach you the value of soil composition and biodiversity in growing a successful garden. You will learn how to grow vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. Get connected with nature and enjoy the […]

€15

Pollinator Discovery Talk & Walk

Sonairte The Ninch, Laytown, Co Meath

Save the Bees! Join Brendan Murray, an Irish beekeeper, to learn about the amazing world of pollinators. The loss of pollinators will directly affect our ability to grow food. Learn which pollinators in your garden, how you can help them thrive, and which are most beneficial for the environment. You will then take a walk […]

Foraging Walk & Wild Tea Workshop (TICKET SALES CLOSE 24 HOURS BEFORE EVENT)

Sonairte The Ninch, Laytown, Co Meath

  Zaneta Wright has been leading foraging walks since 2011. Her knowledge of wild edible plants is both deep and broad, having learned about the edible, medicinal and craft uses of many plants. A foraging walk with Zaneta will enlighten you and open your eyes to the bounty that is all around you. The tea […]

€50

Foraging Walk (TICKET SALES CLOSE 24 HOURS BEFORE EVENT)

Sonairte The Ninch, Laytown, Co Meath

Zaneta Wright has been leading foraging walks since 2011. Her knowledge of wild edible plants is both deep and broad, having learned about the edible, medicinal and craft uses of many plants. A foraging walk with Zaneta will enlighten you and open your eyes to the bounty that is all around you. The short foraging […]

€20

NATIONAL HERITAGE WEEK: Sonairte History Exhibition (FREE, no tickets needed)

Sonairte The Ninch, Laytown, Co Meath

To celebrate National Heritage Week (Sat 13th to Sun 21st August) join us to celebrate the history of Sonairte with an exhibition of photographs and memorabilia of the work, activities, staff and volunteers who built Sonairte Eco-Centre since its establishment in 1988. This event is free and will be held in the Long Hall from […]

Heritage Week “River Nanny – Protecting our Natural and Cultural Heritage ” FREE EVENT

Sonairte The Ninch, Laytown, Co Meath

In collaboration with the Local Authority Waters Programme we are delighted to celebrate National Heritage Week with a FREE event to learn more about our fascinating natural and cultural heritage. On Sunday, 14th starting with Part 1: - Boyne Currach construction demo with Claidhbh UiGibhne (2pm-4pm). - Biodiversity Walk with  ecologist Billy Flynn (3pm-4pm) - […]

Free

NATIONAL HERITAGE WEEK: Heritage Walk (FREE, Eventbrite ticket needed) (TICKET SALES CLOSE 24 HOURS BEFORE EVENT)

Sonairte The Ninch, Laytown, Co Meath

Celebrate National Heritage Week (Sat 13th to Sun 21st August) by joining community historian Brendan Matthews on a heritage walk around the Sonairte grounds. The tour will make its way along the banks of the Nanny, where there are some stunning views of the surrounding natural heritage and Ballygarth Castle on the opposite bank of […]

Seed Collection Workshop with True Harvest Seeds

Sonairte The Ninch, Laytown, Co Meath

Join Debbie Gillies, Chief Executive of True Harvest Seeds, and learn how to collect seeds from native plants and preserve them for science and agriculture. True Harvest Seeds is a plant conservation charity that collects seeds and uses them for restoration projects. In this workshop you will be trained in how to conserve seeds and […]

€60

South Louth East Meath SEC Energy Saving Event (FREE, Eventbrite ticket needed) (TICKET SALES CLOSE 24 HOURS BEFORE EVENT)

Sonairte The Ninch, Laytown, Co Meath

Learn how to save energy, save money and save the planet! Learn energy saving tips and tricks from the South Louth East Meath Sustainable Energy Community! This event is welcomed to local community members to find out how to save money on your winter utility bills this season and save the planet.   *** Tickets […]