31 01, 2019

Heating The Three Towers with Trees

By | 2019-01-31T14:24:19+00:00 January 31st, 2019|News|

  Slieve Aughty Centre began 30 years ago with sustainability and nature-based experiences at the heart of everything we do.  In 2012 owner Esther Zyderlaan dismantled her original timber farmhouse to build The Three Towers Eco House and Organic Kitchen.  [...]

27 11, 2018

The Magic of Christmas

By | 2019-01-01T14:24:17+00:00 November 27th, 2018|News|

2018 is nearly finished and we are getting ready for Santa to arrive.  This year, the Christmas Festival has undergone a makeover, with our award winning Santa returning to meet in a new chalet with groups of children. In a [...]

21 10, 2018

What is an eco-wedding?

By | 2018-10-21T16:19:56+00:00 October 21st, 2018|News|

Long before being “green” was trendy, Slieve Aughty Centre planted the first organic seeds in the garden, raising awareness of the immense value of enjoying nature without an un-natural impact.  Today the centre continues to plant those seeds, encouraging wedding [...]

4 12, 2017

Go Post to Post in 2018

By | 2017-12-04T12:44:22+00:00 December 4th, 2017|News|

We are excited to be offering a new post to post trail riding holiday opportunity in partnership with Connemara Equestrian Escapes!  Find Out More This week-long riding holiday offers trail riding, cross country jumping, meals, accommodation, visits to cultural sights, transport, [...]

28 11, 2017

Gifts that don’t cost the Earth

By | 2017-12-04T12:15:19+00:00 November 28th, 2017|News|

I love Christmas.  The lights, music, laughter, time off work and with family, the tree, decorations, food, etc.  But as I get older I can't help but think that the gifts have become more important than all these other [...]

11 10, 2017

Howl-o-Ween Festival 2017

By | 2017-10-11T12:50:27+00:00 October 11th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

The ghosts and goblins return to Slieve Aughty Centre October 28th for another fright-filled festival with pumpkin riddles, witches and monsters to find along the walks, arts and crafts, face painting, dress up, pumpkin soup and more. For the daring, [...]

3 03, 2017

Permaculture, Galway Ireland

By | 2017-08-25T08:49:56+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|News|

The word Permaculture is popping up everywhere these days. But what is it? Wikipedia says “Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered on simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems.” It [...]

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