Hobbies

COOKING   

Calling all cooking novices and enthusiasts to indulge themeselves in our seven week cookery class with well known popular top chef Paul O'Gorman of Killarney's Killeen House.  Each evening shall cover starter, main course and desserts with a step by step method and in a relaxed environment with an easy to follow recipe sheet.  Also an evening dedicated to baking, family favourites.

Tuesday 9  weeks 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Course Fee:  €150 

 

GENEALOGY TRAINING IN RESEARCHING YOUR ANCESTORS AND LOCAL HISTORY 

This six weeks course will provide people with a basic introduction to Genealogy.  It will include access to 1901 and 1911 Censuses, Church Records and Land Records among others.  This is a practical course and each person will be able to access their own individual family records. 

Tuesday 6 weeks 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.  Course Fee:  €80

 

GARDENING WITH DEBBY

This gardening course is designed to suit all levels of experience, from the beginner to the seasoned gardener.  All aspects of fruit and vegetable gardening will be covered, how and when to sow, pests and diseases, different methods such as the "no dig method" and "permaculture", and composting techniques.  Container gardening will be featured, covering pots, window boxes and baskets, as well as general garden design.  Plant choice will be discussed, not only ornamental choices, but also hedging, screening and tree varieties.  Organic and sustainable gardening will also be a large part of the course.  All students taking this course will be encouraged to bring with them any gardening problems or projects which can be discussed during the course, where appropriate.  The objective of the course is to have fun while learning practical skills and building a good basic knowledge of plants and their requirements to flourish in  the garden!   

Thursday  9 weeks  7:30 - 9:30 p.m.   Course Fee: €110

 

INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

This class is a basic digital photography class.  The aim of the class is to explain guidelines on how to compose photographs as well as explaining the basic functions of standard compact digital cameras/digital SLR cameras and to teach people how to load photographs onto a computer and store and orgnse them properly.  An overview of post processing will also be covered.  Basic computer knowledge is a requirement for this class.   

Tuesday 7 weeks  7:30 - 9:30 p.m.   Course Fee: €90