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Calling anyone interested in gardening or the great outdoors!

We are looking for a group of volunteers who will help restore our garden classroom to it’s native glory. Tea coffee and snacks will be provided. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 046-9067040.

Interest from local groups also welcome.

Your Winter Bird Garden

Teachers, wondering where to start with your winter garden lessons?

Sign up for the in-classroom session 'Birds Around Your School" Full details Here

NESC has also provided a recorded tutorial for schools to support them in developing, maintaining and learning about a winter bird garden.

This tutorial can be used directly in the classroom.

Access the tutorial here. 

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    Feeding Birds

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    The Bird?







    Build a Bird Feeder






    Making A Plan




    Garden Herbs

    Outdoor Learning Free Resources & Guidelines

    Worksheets trails and quizes to download 

    The Year Round Organic School Garden - A Guide to Designing, Creating and Using an Organic School Garden has been updated and reprinted, it is now available through Irish Seedsavers.

    Barn Owls

    The beauty of Barn Owls showcased in a new children's book 

    Susan O'Donohoe SNA in Holy Family Junior School, Ennis and former Heritage in Schools Expert presents a free online book about Barn Owls. Designed to be shown to students on the whiteboard. It has a reading age of 9 yrs + but can be read to younger children also. The book was commissioned by Galway County Council and Creative Ireland.   

     Access Birdwatch Ireland's press release and read the book here 

    Garden Gallery


    Contact the Centre

    • Reception

      353-46 9067040

    • Email
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    Co. Meath.
    Eir Code: C15 RK03

    Navan Education

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    Opening hours

    • Mon - Fri
      09:00 - 17:30
    • Weekend
      By appointment