HERBAL WORKSHOPS ARE AN EDUCATING AND ENTERTAINING WAY TO SPEND A MORNING OR AN AFTERNOON. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN INVITING ME TO HOST YOUR OWN GROUP OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND AS A PRIVATE GROUP, PLEASE GET IN TOUCH. TEL: 087 7531023
Wild Atlantic Herb Walk – Moy/Lahinch, July 6th
Saturday July 6th. 2pm to 3.30pm. Meet: Moy Community Garden.
Lisa Guinan, a professional and well renowned Irish Herbalist leads people down a quaint west Clare country road to experience the pure joy and wonder of foraging wild herbs for medicine.
Tucked away in a quiet location with fields of green and hints of wild Atlantic ocean, this is an opportunity to take time out, to sink into the heart of plant medicine and to allow your senses to be stirred by the simplicity and beauty in Nature.
- Plant ID
- Medicinal, nutritional and food uses.
Bring good footwear, rain gear and wellies if wet. Children under 16 go free.
Ticket: 20e. Can be paid in full or deposit of 10e.
Herb Walks in the Burren – Summer 2019
Sunday June 16th, 3pm to 4.30pm Sunday July 14th, 3pm to 4.30pm Sunday August 18th, 3pm to 4.30pm
The Burren hedgerows are full of plants and flowers that have been used to make medicine since ancient times. Lisa Guinan is an experienced Irish Herbalist who can walk you down the country lanes and open your senses to the world of plant medicine that mostly goes unnoticed by the untrained eye. Identification, traditional folklore and modern uses will be covered. Please bring along a camera if you would like a photographic record and also some writing material to take notes. Children are welcome to come along for free.
Meet: Cassidys pub, Carron, Clare, Ireland @ 3pm sharp.
Cost: 20e. Group rates available.
Book your own Herb Walk personally tailored to your individual requirements.
2 hour herb walk in the spectacular Burren or other specified location.
Tailored to your requirements: whether your group is 2 people or 20 people, children, young people or people with specific physical limitations. Specific content can also be requested. For example, more focus on traditional folklore/plant ID/wild food foraging/medicine making process. A meditative, reflective walk can also be requested. This is a quieter kind of walk where we connect into the very essence of the Burren and engage in a sensory experience of plant connection. Highly recommended.
Cost: 175e plus 10e per person.
Available Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Deposit of 50e required. If weather is bad, I will accommodate the group as much as possible by adjusting time or by bringing the Herb walk indoors. If none of the alternatives work, then the group can cancel with a loss of 50e deposit only.
Book early to secure your date. Tel: 00 353 87 7531023.
Previous Workshops and Walks
Wild Herbal Workshop 2018 – Burren Experience
When: Saturday August 18th, 2.30pm to 5.30pm
Where: Michael Cusack Centre, Carron, Clare.
Investment: 55e (includes take home Organic Burren Wildflower remedy valued at 15e).
For a long time, I have been waiting to find the right location, to bring people into the heart of the Burren for some pure Nature immersion followed by fascinating demos on The Art of natural medicine making. Allow me to bring the Burren alive for you as we explore the native healing plants tucked away behind the ancient stones. Let me unravel the mystery… of that space that is shared between Nature and man, that results in Healing.
What to expect:
- Nature connection in the beautiful Burren
- Exploration and Identification of healing herbs naturally growing in the locality
- Indoor demos take place in the beautiful scenic expo room in the famous Michael Cusack Centre
- Light refreshments included
- Plant/herb/tree Traditional healing uses and folklore
- Plant/herb/tree Modern day uses and scientific data to back up
- How to create powerful natural cures (that absolutely work) from local plants.
- Notes with full instructions and guidelines for future use
- Memento: Organic Burren Wildflower remedy made during the workshop experience.
More information on this beautiful location can be found here.
Advance Booking required
HERBAL WORKSHOPS ARE AN EDUCATING, EDGY, ENTERTAINING WAY TO SPEND A MORNING OR AN AFTERNOON. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN INVITING ME TO HOST YOUR OWN GROUP OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND AS A PRIVATE GROUP, PLEASE GET IN TOUCH. TEL: 087 7531023
Herb Walk in the Burren.
When: Saturday July 21st 2018
Where: Cassidys pub: 11am to 12.30am.
Cost: 15e. Group rates available.
The Burren hedgerows are full of plants and flowers that have been used to make medicine since ancient times. I can walk you down the country lanes and open your senses to the world of plant medicine that mostly goes unnoticed by the untrained eye. Identification, traditional folklore and modern uses will be covered. Please bring along a camera if you would like a photographic record and also some writing material to take notes. Children are welcome to come along for free but must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Gut Health – on a shoestring!
Learn how a healthy gut is the most important step that you can take to better your health – both physically and emotionally.
Learn how make your own gut remedies from local Wild plants and common kitchen foods.
Learn how to make and use Milk kefir and Kombucha.
Take home Milk kefir culture, Kombucha mother and Herbal digestive tonic.
Take home notes with all information and recipes for future on-going use.
Tea/Coffee and biscuits/fruit included.
When: Friday June 22nd, 10am to 1pm
Where: Lámh clinic, Bridge street, Gort, Galway.
Wild Herbal Workshop (Autumn Harvest)
Education: Identification and harvesting guidelines for making the most out of Autumn berries, hips, haws and roots as well as common kitchen foods.
Skill: Making medicinal tonics – Elderberry tonic, immune tonics, Winter warming tonics, nutritional tonics etc
When: Saturday September 16th, 10am to 1pm.
Where: Lahinch (Holiday home – directions given with booking).
Cost: 55e (includes a take home Elderberry tonic and fire tonic worth 25e)
Wild Herb Hunt
National Heritage week,
August 22nd, 11am to 1pm.
More details can be found here.
When: Sunday July 23rd
Time: 11am to 12.30am
Meet up: Cassidys Pub, Carron village, Clare
A Herb walk is the best way of becoming familiar with local wild medicinal plants. Under the expert guidance of an experienced Herbalist, we will take a gentle walk through the magic lands of the Burren, stopping along the way to meet the wild herbs. We will cover old traditional cures and folklore as well as modern medicinal uses.Please bring along a camera if you would like a photographic record and also some writing material to take notes. Children are welcome to come along for free. Group rates available. Please enquire on 087 7531023 (Lisa, Guide.)