Kerry ETB Tutor Wins Silver Award At Bloom Festival

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Kathleen Barrett, a tutor at Kerry ETB, who won a silver award at the Bloom Garden Festival.

A KERRY ETB Horticulture Tutor has won a Silver Award at the Bloom Garden Festival in Dublin.

Kathleen Barrett’s stunningly creative flower hat piece impressed the judges at the famous festival.

Kathleen is currently teaching horticulture to community groups at the Kerry County Council allotments in Tralee’s Deans Lane and Rahoonane.

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She is also working with groups at the Shannow Family Resource Centre in Abbeydorney and the Listowel Family Resource Centre.

Kathleen Barrett’s hat piece which won silver at the Bloom Festival.

Kerry ETB has a number of horticulture and biodiversity projects spread across the county. An Tochar Adult Education Centre in Causeway and the Kenmare Adult Education Centre both host specialist community projects and beautiful polytunnels.

Tech Amergin, Adult Education and Community Arts Centre in Waterville also has a growing project and another one is in development at the O’Connell Centre in Caherciveen.

Anyone interested in finding out more about Kerry ETB courses can look them up or by ringing (066) 71 93900.

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