Bloom

Call for government and retailers to heed comments of President Higgins

Call for government and retailers to heed comments of President Higgins

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that retailers and the government should listen to the comments made by President...

June 3, 2022

Kathryn Thomas joins EU milk campaign as ambassador

Kathryn Thomas joins EU milk campaign as ambassador

Broadcaster Kathryn Thomas was announced as an ambassador for a new, EU funded, sustainable milk campaign at Bord Bia Bloom...

June 2, 2022

Community involvement in Irish food brands to feature at Bloom festival

Community involvement in Irish food brands to feature at Bloom festival

Love Irish Food members will showcase the positive stories of local and community investment at their ‘Meet the Makers’ marquee...

May 12, 2022

Bord Bia Bloom to return to in-person Phoenix Park event

Bord Bia Bloom to return to in-person Phoenix Park event

Ireland’s biggest gardening and food festival, Bord Bia Bloom is set to return to its home in the Phoenix Park,...

May 4, 2022

Bord Bia announces cancellation of outdoor Bloom festival in Phoenix Park

Bord Bia announces cancellation of outdoor Bloom festival in Phoenix Park

Bord Bia has announced that Bloom, Ireland’s largest gardening and lifestyle festival, will not take place this year in the Phoenix...

February 15, 2021

‘Don’t risk it’: Doyle warns travelling visitors of foreign plant threat

‘Don’t risk it’: Doyle warns travelling visitors of foreign plant threat

The “Don’t Risk it!” Plant Health awareness raising campaign for 2019 was launched by Minister of State at the Department...

May 30, 2019

Grandad’s potato farm journal ‘spirited’ grandchild’s dream

Grandad’s potato farm journal ‘spirited’ grandchild’s dream

While there may be concerns in some quarters about potato consumption declining, one Donegal woman taking part in the Bloom...

June 4, 2018

Pics: Gates open to Bord Bia’s 12th Bloom festival

Pics: Gates open to Bord Bia’s 12th Bloom festival

The gates to Bord Bia’s 12th Bloom festival in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, were opened to the public today, with the...

May 31, 2018

‘Major’ trade opportunity for Irish food and drink firms at Bloom

‘Major’ trade opportunity for Irish food and drink firms at Bloom

Some of Ireland’s top food and drink firms will get a “major” opportunity to market their produce to 250 buyers, both national...

June 2, 2017

Pieta House gets ‘Bloom boost’ from Teagasc

Pieta House gets ‘Bloom boost’ from Teagasc

Teagasc horticulturalists have designed a show garden for the Bloom Festival to raise awareness of the mission of suicide prevention...

May 9, 2017

Dog dies after being left in unattended car at Bloom festival

Dog dies after being left in unattended car at Bloom festival

Gardai in Blanchardstown are investigating after a dog was found unresponsive in a car at the recent Bloom festival. A...

June 10, 2016

46,000 ice-creams sold at Bloom 2016 as record 115,000 people attend

46,000 ice-creams sold at Bloom 2016 as record 115,000 people attend

Almost 115,000 people attended Bord Bia’s Bloom festival in the Phoenix Park, Dublin over the weekend, a record attendance for...

June 7, 2016

Pictures: Some of the best gardens from Bloom this weekend 2016

Pictures: Some of the best gardens from Bloom this weekend 2016

Bloom 2016 opened to the public in the Phoenix Park, Dublin yesterday and organisers are expecting over 100,000 visitors to...

June 4, 2016

Record number of gold medals awarded at Bloom 2016

Record number of gold medals awarded at Bloom 2016

Bord Bia has announced the Bloom 2016 medal winners with the Overall Large Garden category award going to Alan Rudden...

June 2, 2016

Food, farming and gardening to take centre stage at Bloom 2016

Food, farming and gardening to take centre stage at Bloom 2016

Bord Bia’s annual Bloom festival will open to the public in the Phoenix Park, Dublin tomorrow morning, June 2, marking its...

June 1, 2016

1916, Tarzan and mental health-themed gardens to feature at Bloom

1916, Tarzan and mental health-themed gardens to feature at Bloom

Over 100,000 people are expected to descend on the Phoenix Park between Thursday, June 2 and Monday, June 6 for Bloom...

May 29, 2016

Were you one of the 94,000 people who attended Bloom?

Were you one of the 94,000 people who attended Bloom?

Over 94,000 people attended Bord Bia’s Bloom festival in the Phoenix Park, Dublin over the June bank holiday weekend, Bord...

June 2, 2015