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17th Jul 2024

Age Range
All ages

Rothe House

16 Parliament St,
R95 P89C

Plant Lore Workshop

Discover the Magic of Herbal Remedies Workshop with herbalist Monica Fleming

Calling all curious souls, nature enthusiasts, and seekers of ancient wisdom! Join us for an enchanting workshop that weaves together history, folklore, and the healing power of native plants.

 Theme Inspired by Alice Kyteler: Remember the captivating tale of Alice Kyteler? Her story whispered of herbalism, remedies, and secrets hidden in the green embrace of nature. Now, let’s step into her world and explore the very plants that held mystical properties.

Monica Fleming—a seasoned Gardener and Tutor from Kilkenny Community Education. With her expertise in Horticulture and Crafts using Natural Materials, she’ll lead us through a magical realm of leaves, roots, and ancient knowledge.

What to Expect:

  • Medicinal Marvels: Dive into the medicinal qualities of native plants. Learn how they’ve been used for centuries to heal and soothe.
  • Folklore Unveiled: Hear tales passed down through generations—stories of healing rituals, superstitions, and the whispers of the wind in the leaves.
  • Hands-On Exploration: Get your hands dirty! We’ll touch, smell, and connect with the plants that have graced our landscapes since time immemorial.
Free but booking required through or contacting the library directly: 056 77 94174

Heritage Office and Kilkenny County Council social media 

All equipment is provided. 

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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