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An insight into the World of Rock Farm Slane from the people who make it happen. Read on to find out about seasonal produce in the farm shop, special offers, activities and events.

1 Day Seminar – Uncovering the Boyne Valley

We all lead busy lives so much so that we can often we take for granted the heritage of an old wall, building, mound beside the road or indeed the very stone our homes are built from. Funded by Meath County Council and Heritage Council as a part of the County Meath Heritage Plan this… Continue reading News

What’s on in Slane – Christmas events December 2014

This Christmas plays host to a jam packed range of events, courses and classes available right here in the village of Slane Co. Meath. Don’t be shy these events are open to both locals and the wider community.  Come as strangers leave as friends – or just stay for the craic! SLANE EVENTS – DEC… Continue reading News

Course participants get to grips with strawbales

This weekend saw the first in a series of Strawbale Building courses at Rock Farm Slane.  Hosted by Chris Hawker of Strawbuild.org. Course participants enjoyed 2 days of theory and practical hands on experience.  The live building project enabled course participants to work with straw under the expert eye of Tutor Chris on our new… Continue reading News

Strawbale Building Courses announced for 2015

Rock Farm Slane are delighted to announce the next Strawbale Building course will be running in February 2015. 2 Day Course – An Introduction to Natural Strawbale Building – 21st February 2015 The strawbale project headed up by owner Carina Mount Charles provides participants with expert tuition under the supervision of Chris Hawker of Strawbuild.org.… Continue reading News

Going Dutch – Tourism Ireland magazine – Netherlands

Rock Farm Slane are delighted to be included in the latest Tourism Ireland publication for the Dutch market which also features on the Ireland.com site for the Netherlands. See the full issue here

Limited places for strawbale course – 21st February 2015

There are a few places left on our two day strawbale natural building course here on Rock Farm Slane. You can learn how to build your own home or extension using natural materials.   The course led by strawbuild expert Chris Hawker of strawbuild.org includes theory as well as hands on experience on our live… Continue reading News

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