Two young men with strong west of Ireland connections secured a Gold medal at the weekend at Bord Bia Bloom 2022, held in the Phoenix Park in Dublin.
Their garden entitled “Pathways to Home” - secured the coveted gold for the Peter McVerry Trust sponsored entry.
Landscape architects Sean O’Malley and Oisin Griffin designed the garden that proved a real favourite among the thousands who attended the event, in all kinds of weather, over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Yesterday evening at the close of the festival, Sean and Oisin’s garden was named as The People’s Choice Award at the 2022 event.
Oisin Griffin is a native of Boyle in county Roscommon and Sean O’Malley has strong Mayo roots, with his Dad – Tommie O’Malley from Foxford. He is also a nephew of Midwest Radio’s Teresa O’Malley and “a proud Auntie” spoke to Sean in his garden at Bloom about the creation and its success…