Garden designer Catherine FitzGerald was chosen by Prince Charles to take charge of the gardens at Hillsborough Castle, County Down, just one of many projects for which she has received acclaim. Catherine received her earliest training at home in Glin Castle, County Limerick, where the FitzGeralds have lived for hundreds of years. She will speak of the influence this has had on her career, and how the beautiful gardens of Glin today are the result of four successive generations of women, including her mother Olda.
This talk is pre-recorded and will be available to view for 7 days after the date it is sent out. Booking ends 24 hours before and access details will be sent by email at 3pm on the day of release.
The Irish Georgian Society is a charity established to conserve, protect, and foster a keen interest and a respect for Ireland’s architectural heritage and decorative arts. These aims are achieved through its scholarly and conservation education programmes, through its support of conservation projects and planning issues, and vitally, through its members and their activities.