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National Botanic Gardens
Date: Saturday 22 August, 2015 through Sunday 30 August, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Music in the Gardens - Traditional Irish Music with Mick O’Brien and family.
Sunday 23rd August
Explore your heritage with this family of multi instrumentalists as they play the uilleann pipes, banjo, low whistle, violin and more in a rousing repertoire of traditional Irish music. Mick will also share stories on the history of traditional Irish music and instruments.
Time: 2.30pm in the Gallery of the visitor Centre
Guided Tour: Trees are our Heritage
Sunday 23rd and 30th August
Join us to discover some of the amazing native and nonnative trees growing in the Gardens and find out some interesting facts about trees (from biodiversity to folklore to economic). This walk will be suitable for family groups.
Time: 3.00pm.
Meet at the Visitor Centre
The Viking House & Garden
Monday 24th- Sunday 30th August
The Viking House is open! Come inside and find out what plant materials they used for building, crafts and food, and what they grew in their gardens.
Time: 2.30pm- 4.30pm
Irish Roots - Walking through the Gardens Past
Saturday 29th August
Plant-hunters, botanists, poets, and philosophers have all been associated with the Gardens. Join us for this history-themed tour showcasing the rich heritage that is the National Botanic Gardens.
Time: 3.00pm.
Meet at the Education & Visitor Centre For more details