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OPW defends car-park proposals for Phoenix Park
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OPW defends car-park proposals for Phoenix Park

May 31st 2019, 9:19 PM 38,694 Views 61 Comments

planned, designated parking areas could improve congestion when huge events like Bloom are held in the park, the summary said.

Which veg plants need a lot of watering and which ones can withstand a bit of a drought?
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Which veg plants need a lot of watering and which ones can withstand a bit of a drought?

Jun 16th 2018, 12:30 PM 32,225 Views 4 Comments

It’s difficult to come up with a definitive list, but here are some guidelines, writes Michael Kelly.

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom
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Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

Jun 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 18,975 Views 1 Comment

From a dementia-friendly garden to an ABBA-inspired installation, there’s a vast array of themes and designs in the gardens this year.

'Once we start singing, the words come back': Nora Owen on caring for her husband with dementia
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'Once we start singing, the words come back': Nora Owen on caring for her husband with dementia

May 31st 2018, 8:30 AM 27,864 Views 18 Comments

The former minister for justice was speaking at the Moments in Time show garden, which will be on display at the Bloom festival in Dublin’s Phoenix Park this week.

Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital
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Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital

Jul 13th 2017, 11:43 AM 10,769 Views 4 Comments

The garden received a certificate of distinction in the postcard section at Bloom this year.

Gardaí say prickly hedges can help prevent burglaries
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Gardaí say prickly hedges can help prevent burglaries

Jun 1st 2017, 10:48 AM 17,411 Views 63 Comments

They also want people to avoid posting holiday photos while away from home.

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom
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Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

May 31st 2017, 7:30 PM 20,132 Views 1 Comment

Flowers, vegetables and windmills… Here’s our top picks from this year’s festival.

Journeys with TheJournal.ie: Waterford project for underprivileged teens proves Blooming brilliant
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Journeys with TheJournal.ie: Waterford project for underprivileged teens proves Blooming brilliant

Sep 30th 2016, 1:00 PM 9,969 Views 3 Comments

The first winner of 100 free Irish Rail trips is a group of talented teens whose sensory garden design is headed for the capital.

Everyone has fallen in love with this old married couple on Humans of Dublin
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Everyone has fallen in love with this old married couple on Humans of Dublin

Jun 5th 2016, 10:58 AM 6,630 Views 0 Comments

“I keep losing him.”

Is your garden summer ready? Here are some top tips from Bloom's designers
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Is your garden summer ready? Here are some top tips from Bloom's designers

Jun 4th 2016, 11:45 AM 17,895 Views 10 Comments

The designers at the 10th annual Bloom festival have some advice for budding gardeners.

The weekend's set to be a scorcher - here are seven interesting things to do
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The weekend's set to be a scorcher - here are seven interesting things to do

Jun 4th 2016, 7:45 AM 19,719 Views 19 Comments

Stuck for ideas for the long weekend? Check out our event guide here.

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom
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Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

Jun 2nd 2016, 7:00 AM 22,194 Views 14 Comments

From a 1916 Rising commemoration garden to a Chinese garden, there are plenty to see at this years’ Bloom festival.

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9 beautiful gardens in Ireland you should visit soon

Jun 1st 2015, 9:15 AM 90,258 Views 33 Comments

Ireland is known for its lush green landscape.We should really get out and experience it more.

Here are our 5 favourite gardens at Bloom
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Here are our 5 favourite gardens at Bloom

May 30th 2015, 6:00 PM 27,150 Views 51 Comments

Flowers, vegtables and shoes… it’s our best picks from this year’s festival.

5 reasons you should go to Bloom this weekend
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5 reasons you should go to Bloom this weekend

May 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 589 Views 14 Comments

If you think it’s just about some pretty plants, think again!

This garden in Bloom won't have one blade of grass
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This garden in Bloom won't have one blade of grass

May 27th 2015, 6:06 AM 19,757 Views 4 Comments

Coined a ‘slum’ garden, the designer hopes it’s going to be unlike any other at the festival.

€750,000 worth of plants, 20 sheared sheep and one dancing Taoiseach: Bloom in numbers
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€750,000 worth of plants, 20 sheared sheep and one dancing Taoiseach: Bloom in numbers

Jun 3rd 2014, 3:00 PM 7,077 Views 7 Comments

Bord Bia has crunched the numbers on last weekend’s festival…

Camp for sick children will put Bloomin' lovely garden to fun use
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Camp for sick children will put Bloomin' lovely garden to fun use

May 31st 2014, 5:30 PM 6,649 Views 2 Comments

The designer garden will be transplanted to Barretstown after the Bloom festival ends this weekend.

Enda Kenny dad-dances to Happy with some teenagers
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Enda Kenny dad-dances to Happy with some teenagers

May 30th 2014, 1:50 PM 27,198 Views 130 Comments

He can dance, he can jive, having the time of his life…

Here's how a garden is put into Bloom
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Here's how a garden is put into Bloom

May 29th 2014, 9:15 PM 16,391 Views 5 Comments

It happens to feature a massive Mr Tayto, too.

There's a giant Mr Tayto bush in Dublin
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There's a giant Mr Tayto bush in Dublin

May 27th 2014, 10:45 AM 3,966 Views 2 Comments

Giant bush. Snigger.

5 things to see and do over the June Bank Holiday Weekend...
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5 things to see and do over the June Bank Holiday Weekend...

Jun 1st 2013, 9:15 AM 17,257 Views 21 Comments

We’re promised fine weather this weekend, so go on, get out and enjoy yourselves!

Dorothy, nymphs, shrubbery: What you can expect from Bloom 2013
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Dorothy, nymphs, shrubbery: What you can expect from Bloom 2013

May 31st 2013, 7:30 AM 7,405 Views 10 Comments

Over 80,000 turned out for the festival last year and with fine weather forecast, organisers anticipate a greater turnout this year.

Off the record - upcoming Irish world record attempts
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Off the record - upcoming Irish world record attempts

Jun 3rd 2012, 6:00 PM 4,273 Views 2 Comments

Sowing, mowing and shape throwing… some of the record-breaking bids YOU can get involved in this summer.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Jun 1st 2012, 7:45 PM 3,854 Views 2 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…

A Spoonful of Sugar Pic of the Day
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A Spoonful of Sugar Pic of the Day

Jun 1st 2012, 3:55 PM 3,283 Views 33 Comments

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Slideshow: Take a sneak peek at Bloom 2012
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Slideshow: Take a sneak peek at Bloom 2012

May 30th 2012, 9:50 PM 7,319 Views 6 Comments

The gardening event opens tomorrow morning in the Phoenix Park and runs until Monday evening.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

May 30th 2012, 8:02 PM 3,590 Views 2 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news…

What’s going on this Bank Holiday Sunday?
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What’s going on this Bank Holiday Sunday?

Jun 5th 2011, 11:21 AM 2,316 Views 4 Comments

Want to do something with your day – but not sure where to go? Here’s a nutshell guide to what’s happening and where.

What's going on this Bank Holiday Saturday?
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What's going on this Bank Holiday Saturday?

Jun 4th 2011, 10:26 AM 1,845 Views 17 Comments

Want to do something with your day – but not sure where to go? Here’s a nutshell guide to what’s happening and where.

Music, flowers, sheep, fun and some SUN! What the June Bank Holiday has in store
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Music, flowers, sheep, fun and some SUN! What the June Bank Holiday has in store

Jun 1st 2011, 4:24 PM 986 Views 0 Comments

With temperatures of 25c and sunny spells predicted for some parts of the country, here’s TheJournal.ie’s guide to a great bank holiday. Sheep shearing and rocking out included.