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Macaroons 2017

 If you've ever wanted to learn how to make the elusive French Macaroon you've come to the right place!
Griffins of Dripsey have a Macaroon Masterclass by Christine Girault on Saturday 1st April at 11am
Limited tickets Available. To book contact Helen at Griffins of Dripsey on 021 7334600 or restaurant@griffinsgardenc>entre.ie









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Gardening Workshops and Demos

Free Talks Every Sunday at 3pm By Margaret Grifinn

March 26th 3pm: Plants & Shrubs that mums grew in their Garden

April 2nd 3pm : Rockery Plants that will thrive in your Garden




Junior Baker22y 2017

 Granny Griffin Junior Bakers'  Masterclass.
Do your kids aspire to become a great baker Like Granny Griffin? The Junior Bakers Masterclasses 2017 starts Saturday 18th Feb at Griffins of Dripsey,  Learn the Secrets of Granny Griffins recipe book & get quick & easy tips to decorate with style .
Granny Griffins JuniorBakers class  is an ideal bakery class for kids  aged 9-14. Limited Spaces so booking is essential 021 7334600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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An afternoon of Art, Pop in and chat to two Inspirational Artists. Free Exhibition

Anne Browne is originally from Wexford and is a senior graphic designer at Barry Design Consultants, Cork.
Anne’s interest in music inspires her eclectic mix of strong colourful portraits of musicians, more recently she has developed a series of large scale portraits in charcoal. Her love of photography and keen eye for composition inspire her landscape painting.
Ber Murphy is originally from Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny and is a senior graphic designer and studio manager at Dowling & Dowling Design Consultants Limited, in Glanmire.
Ber’s animal portraits are inspired by a desire to capture the individual character and spirit of dogs and pigs.
More recently, she has developed an interest in African tribal art and has progressed to produce a series based on tribal face painting, principally of the tribes of the Omo Valley in Ethiopia.


 Tidy Towns Open Day 2017facebook


Enjoy both presentations and inspirational demos, full of planting combinations, easy gardening techniques and practical advice that you can adapt to suit your town, village or estate.

We would like to invite 2 members from each Club to either a morning or afternoon event.

To Book your FREE tickets for your Group,
email: info@griffinsgardencentre.ie or Ring Miriam on (021) 7334286

Morning Event
Registration at 10:30am
Event: 11 - 1pm
Afternoon Event
Registration at 1:30pm
Event: 2 - 4pm
Demonstrations and presentations include the following topics
How to earn those extra Points

- Buzzing about Bee’s & Pollinators
- Wildlife Habitats & Natural Amenities
- Landscaping & Open Spaces
- Residential Streets & Housing Areas
- Approach Roads, Streets & Lane

Container Planting:
-Easy Maintenance
- Proven Winners: Top quality annuals or perineal flowering plants.
- Combination Planting
- Bee Friendly Baskets

Limited Tickets so book today:

To Book your FREE tickets for up to 2 members from your Group,
email: info@griffinsgardencentre.ie or Ring Miriam on (021) 7334286

Meet The Artist Crona McCarthy2
Crona McCarthy, A native of West Cork has been painting from a young age. She is influenced by the dramatic coastlines, flowers and wild beauty of her native West Cork which she explores in her paintings. Texture and movement are key themes/features in her work. Having had several exhibitions to date including opening her uniquely designed home/studio to the public for Open House Cork last year, Crona is now a well established artist in the West Cork/Cork Communities. She recently exhibited in the Lavitt Gallery members' exhibition and also as part of a fringe for the West Cork one Act drama festival in Rossmore. She predominantly uses oils and has recently started to explore mixed media in her work. Crona has sold several pieces including some to a private collector in Australia.

Everyone welcome, Call into browse, chat, buy or commission a painting




Mon-Sat 9am - 6pm

Sun 10am - 6pm

Bank Holidays 9am - 6pm

Restaurant open til 5:30pm



Dripsey, Co. Cork.
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