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NEW VACANCY

Part-time Yard Assistant (Pobal funded) Temporary Position FESTINA LENTE MISSION STATEMENT The mission of Festina Lente is to provide a range of integrated training, occupational, learning and employment opportunities to people with disabilities.  These services...

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NEW VANCANCY – Transition Training Programme Facilitator

Festina Lente Mission Statement Festina Lente’s Mission is to provide a range of integrated training, occupational, learning and employment opportunities to people with disabilities. These services are provided through equestrianism, horticulture and community-based...

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Equestrian Centre Helper Programme

Equestrian Centre Helper Programme

The Equestrian Centre Helpers Programme is a programme designed to educate children aged between 12 years and 18 years old in a number of areas of equine care and stable care and is usually run during school holidays over a period of 3-4 days: ♦  How...

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Educational Helper Programme

Educational Helper Programme

The riding school is currently running the Educational Helper Programme. The Educational Helper Programme is on every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.00-1.00 throughout the summer. The next EHP session available is the 21st of July. It is higly recommended to...

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Call for Young People

Call for Young People

Calling all young people who are in Secondary School and want to help 6th class students with the big move from primary to secondary school. A Lust For Life are looking for secondary school students to send them in your one minute tale of “tips and advice for...

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COVID-19 Update, 12 May 2020

COVID-19 Update, 12 May 2020

With recent Government advice, we are delighted to be re-opening on a partial basis from Monday 18 May. Please see our procedures below as to how we will manage visiting the Gardens and Equestrian Yard with your safety in mind. Walled Gardens: Visitors in small family...

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Plants for sale in our shop!

Plants for sale in our shop!

We are thrilled to be able to provide plants and seeds for sale through our Garden Shop! We have a range of bedding plants, vegetable seedlings, flower seeds, and fruit and vegetable seeds available. We are offering an order and collect system. Please order online at...

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COVID19 Update, 30 March 2020

COVID19 Update, 30 March 2020

As of Friday 27 March, Festina Lente is closed to the public. Riding School: The Riding School is closed from 5pm Friday 13 March and we anticipate reopening on 11 April. This is subject to change as advised by the HSE.We will advise on lessons recommencing as soon as...

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Private Riding Lessons March 2020

Private Riding Lessons March 2020

Private Riding Lessons and Therapeutic Riding Lessons are now available to book!  Please see below for available times. Day Every Week Every Second Week Length Monday - 9am 30   - 2pm 30 Tuesday - 12pm 30 Wednesday - 10am 30   - 10.30am 30   -...

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Workshops for the Kitchen Gardener: new dates!

Workshops for the Kitchen Gardener: new dates!

Due to demand we have added a second series of Workshops for the Kitchen Gardener. With seven workshops included in the course fee of €95, this course will give you the skills and confidence to grow your our fruit, vegetables and herbs. Places are limited so see here...

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Volunteers needed for our Outreach and EAL Programmes

We are searching for some superstars to assist us with our important work with our outreach and Equine Assisted Learning programmes. If you have strong equine handling and welfare knowledge, and are comfortable working with people from a range of backgrounds, read...

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Gardening and Allotment Workshops 2020

Gardening and Allotment Workshops 2020

Festina Lente Victorian Walled Gardens & Garden Centre are delighted to be able to offer a second series of adult gardening workshops presented by our qualified horticulturists in 2020.

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