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Sat, 28 Sept


Slieve Aughty Centre

Herblore workshop with Deb

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Herblore workshop with Deb
Herblore workshop with Deb

Time & Location

28 Sept 2024, 09:00 – 29 Sept 2024, 17:00

Slieve Aughty Centre, Kylebrack West, Inchy, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland

About The Event

Have you ever wanted to work with plant medicine but don’t know where to start?

In this 2 Day workshop you will learn to identify some of the medicinal herbs that grow in our native hedgerows, field margins and woodland floors during the Summer months.

You will learn how to hand gather these native plants and process them into a wonderful Wellness tonic.

You will learn the ‘materia medica’ of some of our weedy powerhouse herbs and how to safely extract their medicine in the form of teas and tinctures.

You will explore the process of drying herbs and how to create nourishing and beautiful creams and balms for your skin - the biggest organ of the body.

Together we will discuss the benefits of a chemical free lifestyle and you will learn how to make safe and natural products for cleaning your surfaces and washing your dishes.

We will spend our time mostly outdoors.

Firstly exploring the magical surroundings of Slieve Aughty and the plant medicine she is home to, and then around a stove, creating and cooking and communing, reconnecting into the herbal witch energy that lies within all of us.

We will talk about chemical free homes and each participant will make and take home a bottle of herbal home cleaning spray - free of synthetic chemicals.

We will look at natural herbal beauty care and each participant will take home a "love bundle" of handcrafted herbal beauty products including a sugar scrub / salt scrub and hand cream.

Possibly some other magical creations depending on the energy of the Day and the height of the moon :-)

Course tutor: Deborah Tiernan MSc, BSc, Dip. Herbalism

Please bring waterproof gear & comfy clothes for the outdoors.

We will be sitting outside for a bit, so do bring a cushion for your bum and a cosy throw for your shoulders. If you have any questions, you can contact me directly. Im available on Instagram (@aranherbsandyoga) or email

Im on Facebook too, but don’t check it all that often :-).

If you fancy an old fashioned chat, please do call me on 086 3902420 - don’t mind the chaos that might be in the background, Ive 4 wonderful wild free-range kids that are usually hanging around, I so look forward to meeting you  Deb x

Light lunch included to value of €7.50

Please note our cancellation policy; we require minimum 7 days notice before the event for a full refund to be paid

If the event you prefer is booked out, please email us on and we can add you to the cancellation list


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