Tour of Mount St Joseph Abbey
Roscrea Heritage Society
Mount St Joseph Abbey, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary
19 August, 2pm - 4:30pm
Join us for a fascinating look at plant-related hobbies and pastimes in times past, including mushroom collecting, jam making, wood for sports, musical instruments and exotic plant growing.
What plants did the ancients use for weaving? How did the Victorian craze of fern-collecting affect our ferns in Ireland? What sort of things did people collect in the garden?