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Dates and times
Annually on the 19th of July All day
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Content & Highlights
Engaging with local tutors through outdoor classes, hands-on experience and project-based explorations of permaculture design. Practical Sessions included in the 2024 course:
Cob Building
Forest Gardening
Shelter planning and building
Practical tools use
Building a Tiny Home
Digital Fabrication

Plus tours of Cloughjordan Community Farm, Crawfords Farm and Riot Rye Bakehouse and Breadschool.
EARLY BIRD: €550(paid in full before 31st May
Secure your place on our Permaculture Design Course with a deposit €200.00 - please contact [email protected]/ Philippa +353 (0)505 42683 for further information.

Basic Package Includes:
9 days of immersive tuition primarily hands-on practical learning & evening sessions,
Welcome dinner on arrival
A hot hearty lunch each day of the course
Mid-morning and afternoon refreshments
Permaculture Course Handbook
Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Certificate on completion of the full course

Add €84 to basic package to include x 6 dinners*. This offer does not include the Riot Rye Pizza Night.
*Dinners can also be purchased individually @€17 each.

Add €45 to include camping for x 9 nights (€5 suggested donation per night/adult).

Django’s EcoHostel shared/ private rooms available from €30pppn.

Some concessionary places are available for low or no-wage participants. Enquire to [email protected].

Irish-based applicants can also contact your local DSP case officer or Intreo office to find out and apply for training support and available Training Support Grants in your area.

To secure a place:
€200 deposit guarantees your place. Deposit refundable until 31st May 2024.
Course summary
A full Permaculture Design Course – PDC – or the option of 2 Permaculture Experience Days.
Permaculture is a design system that helps to create sustainable and self-sufficient human habitats and communities by emulating the patterns and relationships found in nature.

Join us for a fully immersive experience, a change of perspective and to reinvigorate your imagination!

This transformative Permaculture Design Course in the setting of Cloughjordan EcoVillage will give you hands-on experience and strategies to boost your ability to thrive in this uncertain world.  This is primarily a practical course with 6 themed days plus 2 days developing your own permaculture design and 2 online sessions, with plenty of supporting materials.

Certified teacher
Please see our website for further information all our teachers are ecovillage and Cloughjordan based and have been working with us for over a decade.
Apprentice teachers
This course is open to offers from apprentice teachers wishing to gain teaching experience
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Course type
Permaculture Design Course
Engagement style
Face to face

Postal address of venue

North Tipperary Green Enterprise Park
E53 VP86

Course contact email
Contact name
Philippa Robinson
Contact telephone number
+353 (0)505 42683

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