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Upcoming Gala Demonstrations, Events and Shows


National Flower Festival rescheduled to 2-4 July 2021

The AOIFA National Flower Festival “Another time Another place” will be held in the Church of Our Lady and St David, St David’s Church and Naas Presbyterian Church, Main St, Naas, from 2nd - 4th July 2021.

Proceeds from the Festival will go towards a charity to be announced at the AGM on October 14th. We would welcome your support.

When your Club is planning an outing for 2021 you might consider coming to the Festival in Naas and enjoy Kildare hospitality. The usual stalls and refreshments will be provided.

If you or your Club would like to exhibit at the Festival please complete the relevant form available here and send it to Margaret Murphy, Sherlockstown, Sallins, Co.Kildare W91 N560 before the 17th April 2020.

We will be holding previews on Sunday 8th March 2.00pm - 4.00pm and Sunday May 24th 2.00pm – 4.00pm (postponed - new date to be advised) in the three Churches so that you can view your niche.

We look forward to welcoming you to Naas.

Thanking you in anticipation.

Christine Hughes and the AOIFA Executive.


Judge's Accreditation Day - Postponed

The Judge's Committee Accreditation Day will take place in the Anner Hotel, Thurles on Saturday 21 March 2020. Margaret Rumens, NAFAS will be our Tutor for the day.

Teacher's Accreditation Day - 8 February 2020

The teachers accreditation day is on in the Anner Hotel in Thurles on Saturday 8th February 2020. The tutor for the day is Jackie Charnock, NAFAS Teacher. The committee looks forward to seeing you all on the day.

The information/booking sheet and the requirement sheet from Jackie has been emailed or posted to all Teachers in the Green Book. Please note that names and fees must be forwarded to Teachers Committee Treasurer Elizabeth Murray by the 24th January. If paying by bank transfer please ensure to include your name so that Elizabeth can correctly identify each pay.

Morning tea/coffee is included in your fee but lunch can be purchased in the hotel at your own expense.