Mistletoe and Christmas

Have you kissed or been kissed under sprigs of mistletoe? Have you ever wondered where this tradition came from? Kissing under the mistletoe is a tradition which goes beyond the borders of Ireland and into different parts of the world. It is associated with romance, love and all things rosy. …

Holly And Ivy At Christmas

Oh, it’s that time of the year again when the holly and ivy send warm Christmas greetings to our homes! But have you ever wondered why we have this tradition in Ireland? Get to know it here and get excited to spread Christmas cheer with these adorable plants! Shiny green …

Paraic’s Plant Of The Month: December 2019

The December plant of the month is the clematis “winter beauty”. It is a fantastic winter-flowering and scented plant. Clematis winter beauty is an evergreen climber. It is fast growing with beautiful white flowers. This plant boasts delicately fragrant, waxy, bell-shaped flowers. In the depths of winters, it is a …

Christmas Night At Horkans

Join us on Thursday, 28th November from 6 – 9pm as we host our Christmas Night at Horkans Castlebar. Our Christmas Night is guaranteed to be a night of festive fun.  Enjoy an evening of pre-Christmas shopping, alongside a myriad of Christmas-inspired events. Gather together your friends, family or work …