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WHERE IRELAND MEETS JAPAN: LAFCADIO HEARN JAPANESE GARDENS

Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens, Sunday May 19th 2019 at 3:00pm

Set in the beautiful seaside town of Tramore, the Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens reflect the life and extensive wanderings of Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (Koizumi Yakumo), who grew up in Ireland, and whose life journey embraced several parts of the world.
Join us on a journey of Hearn’s life, first through the Victorian Garden, then to the American and Greek gardens, until you eventually arrive in the Japanese gardens which feature many Japanese plants and Japanese architectural features. See how these gardens pay homage to the fame he attained in Japan through his incomparable literary descriptions of the people, customs and culture of that country.

Please note: A photographer may be present at some events. By participating, you consent to allowing your photo to be captured and used in future communications relating to the Bealtaine festival and other events promoted by CALMAST and/or WIT. As some events are being held outdoors, appropriate footwear should be worn for the terrain (for example, flip-flops are not appropriate footwear for events held on rocky shorelines). Outdoor events may be postponed or cancelled at short notice due to inclement weather.

Part of the Bealtaine Living Earth Festival.

Free Event but booking is advised | Book Here

Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens, Pond Road, Tramore

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