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Garden Show Ireland has returned to the stunning walled garden at Hillsborough Castle.
The annual show has become an event not to be missed and offers everyone the opportunity to have fun, relax and soak up the atmosphere of the beautiful surroundings.
Owen Paterson presented the Show Garden Gold Award for Large Garden Category to John McConnell and colleague from Ards Borough Council at Garden Show Ireland in the walled garden of Hillsborough Castle.
He presented the Show Garden Gold Award for Small Garden Category to Martine and Laurence Christie of Greenleaf NI.