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Recent Press Releases:

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General Press Release, June 2021

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Media briefing document, also presented to an Taoiseach, Michael Martin, July 2021

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Recent Radio interviews:

Áine Kinsella (Tara Hill Flowers) and Carmel Duke (Mount Alexander Flowers) Talk to Damien O’Reilly on ‘Countrywide’ – RTE Radio 1, originally broadcast 3rd July 2021.

Ruth Fortune (Ruth Fortune Flowers) talks to Barry O’Mahony on ‘Farmtalk’ – c103, originally broadcast 3rd July 2021.

As growers of beautiful things, we’re used to our flowers ‘stealing the show’, but sometimes people say nice things about us, too! Here are just some of those occasions – each feature below leads to the original article.

'Flower fanatic' donates field of tulips to Kerry nursing homes

A Dutch flower grower based in Kerry who was facing in to having to dump a field of tulips in the compost heap because of the Covid-19 lockdown has instead donated bucketloads to nursing homes with gardai serving as her delivery drivers.

Something bold, something you: The Vow (Supplement with Irish Independent)

I’ve been enjoying the scent of mimosa, viburnum and sweet box over the past few weeks, from spits taken from the garden and placed in vases — their smell intensifying when trapped indoors.

The Evening Echo

Anna Hogan gave up working in law to relocate in East Cork and grow flowers.

The Wexford People

Blooming great fresh flower business opens pop-up shop

Farmers Journal

Start your very own wildflower “cutting” garden with Maura’s Cottage Flowers