I hope that you will be able to make it to one of these events. Please note that booking is usually required, and details will be uploaded as soon as possible. Please honour your booking, as “no-shows” mean that someone else loses out – if you can’t make it, please let me or the organisers know.

Seaweed Creations


Brown’s Bay, Island Magee, Co. Antrim

Friday 22nd March 2024, 14:00

Take a walk along the shoreline and learn about seaweed and shellfish. Learn how to make tasty coastal creations and finish with some homemade chowder. Led by Forage Ireland expert Dermot Hughes. Booking link here.

Sorry, booked out.





Foraging Walk at Lough Neagh

Ballyronan Marina, Co. Londonderry

Saturday 23rd March 2024, 10:00 – 12:30

I will be leading a walk through Ballyronan Wood and around the marina to look for early spring growth. We’ll finish in the Community Hall for a bit of tasty soup with some foraged ingredients.

Please book by emailing Liam Glavin at tabbda@outlook.com

Sorry, booked out





Foraging Walk Ballylagan Organic Farm

Straid, Co Antrim

Saturday 13th April 2024, 2:30 pm

This is a new venue for me, and will be an opportunity to walk around this lovely organic farm near Straid and see what’s about. The cost is £25 including a welcome hot drink.

Please book in person or by ringing the farm shop on 028 9332 2867 (they can take card payments over the phone).






Foraging Walk Broughgammon Farm

Ballycastle, Co Antrim

Sunday 14th April 2024, 11 am

I’m back at Broughgammon to visit Becky and Charlie and to lead a foraging and herby walk around the farm. There’s always plenty to see. There is a £29 per person charge for this event.

Please book using the following link: https://www.broughgammon.com/events/april-foraging-998/?occurrence=2024-04-14






Foraging Walk at Lough Neagh

Ballyronan Marina, Co. Londonderry

Saturday 11th May 2024, 10:00 – 12:30

I will be leading a walk through Ballyronan Wood and around the marina to look for spring growth. We’ll finish in the Community Hall to make some wild garlic pesto.

Please book by contacting Maire McPeake on 028 79418399 or email tabbda@outlook.com






Farm Walk at Broughgammon

Ballycastle, Co. Antrim

Sunday 19th May 2024, 11 am

I will be leading another walk around Broughgammon Farm where we can look at a great range of forageable plants and herbs in the fields and hedgerows (cost £29 per person).

Please book by using the following link: https://www.broughgammon.com/events/summer-foraging-may/?occurrence=2024-05-19






Past Events – Locations of Forage events around the country

Co. Londonderry

Learmount Forest, Feeny

Roe Valley CP, Limavady

Rath Dubh, Moneyneany


Downhill Forest

Ballyscullion, Bellaghy

Drumnaph Wood, Maghera

Prehen, Derry

Gransha, Derry

Lough Beg, Toome

Killaloo Wood, Claudy

Ness Wood, Claudy



Co. Tyrone

Cabin Wood, Cookstown


Drum Manor Forest Park, Cookstown

Dungannon Park

Gortin Village

Lissan House, Cookstown

Springhill, Moneymore

Gortin Glen Forest Park

Ecclesville Wood, Fintona


Co. Armagh

Slieve Gullion Forest Park


Oxford Island


Co. Fermanagh

Devenish Partnership, Enniskillen

Castle Archdale Forest Park

Tully Castle

Killyfole Lough

Co Antrim

Cushendall Beach



Sentry Hill, Newtownabbey

Eden Allotments, Carrickfergus

Antrim Castle Demesne

Jubilee Wood, Whitehead

Bashfordslnd and Oakfield Woods, Carrickfergus

Mossley Mill

Rathlin Island

Greenisland Allotments

Shane’s Castle Estate

Broughgammon Farm, Ballycastle

Ecos Park, Ballymena




People’s Park, Ballymena


Crumlin Glen



Straidkilly and Glenarm



Carnmoney Hill

Republic of Ireland

Marlay Park, Dublin

St. Anne’s Park, Dublin

Carlingford, Co. Louth

Tintern, Co. Wexford



Shaw’s Bridge

Belvoir Forest Park


Ormeau Park

Lagan Lands East

Lagan Towpath

Lagan Meadows

Cherryvale Park

Bog Meadows NR



Co. Down


Hillsborough Estate

Comber Greenway

Castlewellan Forest Park


Rostrevor Forest Park

Tollymore Forest Park

Delamont Country Park