The Rose Festival at St Anne's Park, Raheny / Clontarf takes place on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July. The Rose Garden in St. Anne's is one of the finest rose gardens in Europe with more than 25,000 rose plants, grouped according to type. The annual Rose Festival is a great family friendly day out with plant sales, arts and crafts, artisan food stalls, music and children's entertainment.
Roses have inspired poets, songwriters, authors and artists throughout history.
"With the earth and the sky and the water,
remade, like a casket of gold
For my dreams of your image that blossoms
a rose in the deeps of my heart."