Gomárach Walk

Saturday 19th August 2023
Location: Poyntz Road Inistioge
Join us for a commemorative nature walk along the River Nore. Led by forest school practitioner Maura Brennan and artist Kasia Kaminska, the walk will focus on healing wild plants and natural remedies, and culminate in creating a remembrance mandala in the Millennium Garden from foraged materials. Those who have lost a loved one over the last two years or more are especially welcome.

Maura Brennan is an Educator, Weaver, Rites of Passage Facilitator, Sacred Plant Medicine Practitioner and Apprentice Herbalist. She is a Forest School Leader and Forest Therapy Guide. With a background in primary school teaching Maura founded The Acorn Project in 2016. The Acorn Project creates nature based programmes for learning and wellbeing that connect people to nature and inspire action in ecological restoration through connection, community, collaboration and celebration.

Kasia Kaminska is a multi-disciplinary artists who founded The Gild Project, a social art project that combines ecological art and gardening practices to explore how we will gather, garden and grow together. It aims to connect people, plants and places through creativity, collaboration and community engagement.

Meeting Location: Outside O’Donnell’s Pub on Inistioge Square, just before the Poyntz Road

This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather!

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