Entries by Grace Fegan

Yulefest Kilkenny Christmas Market

Calling all Christmas Elves! As you may know, Kilkenny County Council are supporting a county-wide Christmas Festival in 2016 titled “Yulefest Kilkenny”. “By developing a Christmas Festive Celebration, we want to create a new, entertaining, exciting and uplifting experience for local people, visitors and returning families during December” Rothe House has been chosen to play host to […]

A Tale told in Thread and Cloth

This year, Culture Night will take place on Friday 16th September between 5pm and 11pm all over the country. Arts and cultural organisations open their doors until late with hundreds of free events, tours, talks & performances for you, your family and friends to enjoy. On the 16th, between 6pm and 8pm the first two houses […]

Heritage Week Apple Pressing

Heritage Week is Ireland’s annual celebration of our built, natural and cultural heritage. This year it takes place from the 20th to the 28th of August. There is something for everyone to enjoy; exhibitions, activities, talks, demonstrations, tours and more. Check out what’s happening near you by clicking here. In cooperation with Future Proof Kilkenny […]

Lunchtime Yoga at Rothe House

Starting on Thursday 5th of May we will be offering a four-week course of beginners’ yoga at Rothe House between 1.10pm and 1.50pm – perfect for your lunch break. You will be instructed by the wonderful Jenny Dillon who has been practicing yoga for 4 years. Jenny  also works as a chartered physiotherapist and really understands […]

Job Vacancy

Would you like to join our team? We are inviting applications for the role of LTI Project Coordinator and would love to hear from you. Take a look at the details here: LTI Project Coordinator Feb 2016

Dr. Maurice Manning’s talk on Eoin O’Duffy

Wednesday, April 9th seen Dr. Maurice Manning give a very interesting and impartial talk on Eoin O’Duffy and the Fascist Movement in Ireland.  Dr. Manning cast an impartial eye, delivering, what is still a controversial topic, in a sympathetic manner to the delight and great interest to all those whom came. Indeed, we would like […]

Lectures and Debates this April

April events   Kilkenny Archaeological Society has arranged two items of exceptional interest during April. Next Wednesday – April 9th at 8.00pm in Rothe House we are proud to be able to present Dr Maurice Manning on the subject of   Eoin O Duffy and the Fascist Movement in Ireland.  Dr Manning has studied the complex […]

New for 2014 – under 12s get free admission

From now until the end of 2014, we’re delighted to invite under 12s (accompanied!) free admission to Rothe House & Garden every Saturday.  Drop in and see our amazing collection of artefacts, including: James Freney’s blunderbuss (18th century highway man of Kilkenny); our 10,000 year old Giant Irish Deer skeleton head; and our 17th century […]