Dahlia moments over the Áras ha-ha
Ali Rochford finds out the storied history of the President’s gardens by taking a tour, which is open to all, of the sprawling 130-acre site
On his rounds one day, Robert Norris, the head gardener at Áras an Uachtarain, came across something you would not expect to see in a garden – an Ostrich egg, right in the middle of the path.
Bewildered as to how this came to be, Norris eventually figured it out; it had been pilfered by badgers from the zoo next door and deposited along the Áras boundary. That’s the thing about the gardens at the Áras,...
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