Archive for category Demonstrations

Sept. 2018 – Maeve Duke

Thanks to Mary Delehanty for the photos for the Sept. demonstration



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Oct. – Geraldine McCarthy

Geraldine came from Doneraile, Co. Cork to give a lovely demonstration entitled ‘The First leaves of Autumn’ She is from Charleville Flower and Garden Club. Geraldine is A Demonstrator and Teacher and has won prizes at national and international flower show.

It was a most enjoyable night, beautiful arrangements.









Geraldine’s final stunning arrangement


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June ’18 – Margaret Mulchinoch

The Club was happy to have Margaret and Tim Mulchinoch from Mallow for the June meeting. Tim makes all the fantastic stands and Margaret enhances them with her beautiful floral designs. The stands were given away in the raffle afterwards so many happy happy flower arrangers at the end of the night.

Website for the accessories:



Hogarth Curve

Inverted Crescent

Parallel Design

Beautiful Arrangement in a beautiful container

Margaret with her large Urn Arrangement

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May 2018, – Angela Behan

Angela came from Carlow Flower Club.

It is always a pleasure to welcome Angela to Kilkenny, she is a talented teacher and demonstrator.

Thanks to Maura Hickey for the photographs.

Stunning Finale

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April ’18 – Bernadette Dunphy

Bernadette came from Navan Flower Club and gave a wonderful demonstration.

There were nine arrangements for the raffle, all terrific.

Thank you Bernadette.


‘Spring into Summer’


Wonderful idea

Bernadette with her beautiful final arrangement – A traditional triangle



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March ’18. Beatrice Hartog – Easter Dem.

Thanks Beatrice for a terrific demonstration.

Most imaginative and colourful.


The huge Final Arrangement


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Feb. ’18 Maura Donnelly – ‘Spring is in the Air’

Maura Donnelly
‘Spring is in the Air’

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Christmas – Olive O’Shea

Thank you for a really lovely demonstration Olive.

Such a terrific selection of Christmas ideas.

A selection of Olive’s arrangements

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Gala 2017 – Lamber de Bie

Kilkenny Flower Club spent a terrific night with Lamber de Bie who was the demonstrator for the club’s Gala this year.
Lamber is a Dutch Master Florist living in Kilkenny for many years. His arrangements were imaginative, contemporary and inspiring.
It will give us the courage to try something different for our Christmas arrangements.
Thank you Lamber.


Orchids & Baubles


Hand tied bunch

A different Christmas Tree

Lamber de Bie with his terrific table arrangement

Some more views.

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‘The Colours of Autumn’ – Bernadette Palminteri – Oct. ’17

Bernadette Palminteri came from Sutton Flower Club and her  demonstration was entertaining and colourful as her title suggests ‘The Colours of Autumn’ Bernadette gave many tips about painting twigs too.


Three arrangements

Beautiful Triangle

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