Hedgerows are essential for maintaining wildlife diversity, supporting species such as hedgehogs and birds, innumerable plants, bees, butterflies and other insects.

Oonagh O’Dwyer is a food forager, cook, teacher and lover of the outdoors while Noel Leahy’s family always had bees on their farm and now operates Sliabh Aughty Honey.

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