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  • Departing from?Dublin + 3
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  • When?March 2015
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Dermot O'Neill

Dermot O'Neill is one of Ireland's most popular gardening experts. He has appeared on numerous radio and television programmes for both RTÉ and BBC Northern Ireland and has contributed to regular gardening columns for the RTÉ Guide, Irish Times and Sunday Independent.

Dermot has written many books on the subject of gardening including Dermot Gardens and Discover Gardening for Poolbeg Publishing. His latest book ‘Roses Revealed’ was published internationally by Kyle Cathie to great acclaim.

Dermot is the expert escort for Travel Department holidays to some of the world's most beautiful gardens, including Versailles and Giverney in Paris, the Vatican in Rome, and the beautiful gardens of the Italian Lakes.

Dermot currently gardens at Clondeglass, his walled garden in the Irish midlands.

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