17 04, 2019

Family Easter Activities

By | 2019-04-17T13:38:28+00:00 April 17th, 2019|News|

The weather forecast looks great, so get the kids out and about! The Spring Festival is in full swing, with Easter bunny tracks and riddles along the way to the Enchanted Forest, Easter arts and crafts, face painting, fun dressing [...]

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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