NIHGT News



Occasional Paper No 8 - Now Published

16/1/2017

NORTHERN IRELAND HERITAGE GARDENS TRUST OCCASIONAL PAPER, no. 8 (2016)
A listing of plants cultivated between 1807 and 1825 by John Templeton (1766–1825) at Cranmore, Malone, Belfast by E. Charles Nelson

"Thoughtful, observant, enquiring,
he reasoned out horticultural techniques for himself
from what he knew about Ireland's native plants."

2017 Conference Venue announced

14/1/2017

  2017 Conference Venue Announcement. The Conference will be held in Lissadell House, Sligo.

New Committee Members Wanted

6/12/2016

Due to the Expanding activities of the NI Heritage Gardens Trust we are seeking Nominations for additional Members of Committee.

We are also considering appointing a (work from home) Part-Time Administrator.

Save the Date

6/12/2016

SAVE THE 2017 CONFERENCE DATE

Please note NEW format

Thursday 5th (evening), Friday 7th and Sat 8th OCTOBER 2017 
(working title) 
“Historic Gardens – Restore, Preserve or Conserve – Where do we STOP” 

Conference Report 2016

26/11/2016

Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Trust and the Office of Public Works

The Conference took place on Fri 7th, Sat 8th & Sunday 9th. Oct 2016 with a Topic of
"Commemoration Gardens and Gardening"  in Dublin Castle

REPORTS

Irish Tree Society - Annual Lecture - 2016

4/8/2016

The 2016 lecture, open to all ITS members, their guests and to the general public, will be held on October 6, 2016 at 2.00pm in the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin

2016 Conference

21/7/2016

Dates set for the next NIHGT annual conference.

Fri 7th, Sat 8th & Sun 9th October 2016

"Commemoration Gardens and Gardening"

Dublin Castle, Rep of Ireland 
Conference Flyer/Brochure - Now available on-line

No 6 Occcasional Papers

18/4/2016

The lastest in our "Occasional Papers" Series has just be published on our web pages.

"An old Irish Daffodil Cultivar re-discovered"

Obituary: Mark Flanagan

11/4/2016

It is with great sadness that we learnt only recently of the passing of Mark Flanagan, MVO, VMH, 1959-2015.

Gardens of Ireland Trust - NOTICE OF MEETING

30/3/2016

Gardens of Ireland Trust NOTICE OF MEETING.(Gardens of Ireland Trust Logo & title is a working title) 

 

Purdysburn Patte d'oie garden bosquet

14/12/2015

NORTHERN IRELAND HERITAGE GARDENS TRUST OCCASIONAL PAPER, No 5 (2015) An Early Eighteenth Century Garden Bosquet at Purdysburn, Co. Down Terence Reeves-Smyth and Philip Smith

History of Luttrellstown Demesne, Co Dublin

18/11/2015

New article in the Occasional Papers of our web pages.

New to our Web Pages - Publications TAB re-formatted

28/10/2015

The Publications TAB has been subdivided to list the NIHGT Published Books, NIHGT Occasional Papers and the Non-NIHGT Publications. Occasional Papers - We intend to publish a collection of Papers specifically devoted to studies of all aspects of Irish historic gardens and demesnes. The first 3 papers are now published.

Charitable Status and Change of Name

28/10/2015

In February 2015 the committee was restructured and the Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Trust was formed. In Sept/Oct 2015 the NIHGT gained Charitable Status and is now Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland - Reg No. NIC103014. Subsequently the Committee decided to formally change the name to the Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Trust.

Conference 2016

20/10/2015

Dates for your diary Conference 2016

We are pleased to announce the dates for the next conference.

Fri 7th, Sat 8th & Sunday 9th. Oct 2016

The well established 3-day format will be adopted with a Topic of

"Commemoration Gardens and Gardening" at Dublin Castle, Rep of Ireland.

Hillsborough Castle Demesne, A short History

20/10/2015

Hillsborough Castle Demesne, A short History by Terence Reeves-Smyth. As presented at the NIHGC 2015 Conference at Hillsborough Castle

Report on 2015 Conference

12/10/2015

The NIHGC annual conference took place over the weekend 9-11 Oct 2015. Links to the Photo Gallery / Report is Now available.

Hillsborough Castle 2015 Conference Update

24/8/2015

Historic Royal Palace - Hillsborough Castle 2015 Conference - Accommodation List now available

2015 Conference Brochure available to Download

20/7/2015

The NIHGC are pleased to announce that the 2015 Conference Brochure & Booking Form is NOW available to Download.

Irish Tree Society Lecture 2015

8/4/2015

Irish Tree Society Inaugural Annual Lecture

Wednesday 15 April 2015 at 15.00
National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin

Conference dates 2015 & 2016

30/3/2015

Hillsborough Castle announced as the venue for the 2015 Conference

Conferences 2015 & 2016 Dates

10/1/2015

At a recent meeting The Committee reviewed the plans for the 2015 and 2016 Conferences - it was decided to revert back to the well established 3-day format. 

Dates for your diary

24/11/2014

Conference 2015 & 2016 - Dates for your diary

Conference "Botany of Desire" - Oct 2014 Photo Album

20/10/2014

Conference "Botany of Desire" - Oct 2014 Photo Album now available to view.

Botany of Desire - 2014 Conference starts this evening

10/10/2014

Botany of Desire - 2014 INHGC Conference starts this evening

Conference 10-12 October 2014

12/9/2014

Only four weeks to go before the NIHGC Conferene - Now is the time to sign up to attend the Annual Conference 10-12 October 2014. Click here to view the Flyer.

Conference 10-12 October 2014

14/8/2014

A Not to be Missed Conference this year at Botanic Gardens Glasnevin, Dublin - Conference 10-12 October 2014

National Trust Planter's Seminar at Mount Stewart

28/7/2014

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH OUR OWN CONFERENCE IN OCT AT NAT BOTANIC GARDENS, GLASNEVIN - The National Trust Planter's Seminar at Mount Stewart will take place on Sat 23rd & Sun 24 August 2014

BOOKING for the 2014 Conference to OPEN Soon

28/5/2014

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Conference 2014

13/5/2014

2014 CONFERENCE 10 - 12th October.

BOTANY OF DESIRE - The Role of Nurseries in the Irish Garden & Beyond - 10 - 12 Oct at National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin, Dublin

New planning policy will boost heritage assets - Durkan

17/4/2014

Mon 14 April. Environment Minister, Mark H Durkan issued a new planning policy to safeguard historically significant places for future generations.

Conference 2014 Announcement

2/3/2014

The Topic and Venue for the 2014 Conference has been announced.

Conference 2014 Provisional dates for you diary

6/2/2014

NIHGC Conference 2014 Provisional dates for you diary Friday 10 to Sunday 12th October 2014 the Venue will be annouced asap but it will be in the Dublin area.

Clandeboye Estate - Exclusive Tours - Just announced

5/2/2014

Clandeboye Estate - Exclusive Tours - Just announced Download & print a flyer here!

Rose Society of NI celebrates 50 years in 2014

31/1/2014

The Rose Society of Northern Ireland and the International Rose Trials at Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park celebrate the 50th anniversary of their inauguration in 2014.

Subscribe to Our Mailing List

30/1/2014

NEW Subscribe to Our Mailing List button on the web site.

Tropical Storm at Belfast Ravene

25/11/2013

All hot and bothered over Tropical revamp.

Multi-million pound plans to revamp a 124-year-old attraction have run into strong objections.

Image Albums of Conference 11-13th Oct 2013

25/10/2013

Four Image Albums of Conference 11-13th Oct 2013 are now available to view on the web pages.

New Home Page Scrolling images

16/10/2013

Check the web site Home Page and let us know what you think of the New Home Page Scrolling images.

Southern Guests Conference hailed as a Great Success

14/10/2013

NIHGC - Southern Guests Conference hailed as a Great Success

Periodic Publication No 1

9/10/2013

We are thrilled to offer extracts from his most recent publication "In the Footsteps of Augustine Henry and his Chinese plant collectors" by Seamus O Brien with Forward by Roy Lancaster OBE VMH

Date for you Diary - Horticultural Lecture of the Year

3/10/2013

We are happy to promote the Horticultural Lecture of the Year 2014

Dublin Squares Conference 2013

30/8/2013

DUBLIN SQUARES CONFERENCE 2013 - Maximising the city’s Georgian heritage.

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