Entries by Peter Heary

Family History Course 2017

This nine week course, directed by Mr Pat Nolan director of “Researching your own family’s history – a nine-week introductory course to methods and sources” has been running for more than twenty-five years. It is especially suitable for those who have often felt they would like to undertake their own family history but are not […]

Local History Group Meeting in Rothe House

    LOCAL HISTORY GROUP The group meet once a month, usually the second Tuesday of the month in Rothe House. The main aim and reason for the group is to research and present items of local history. After a member has researched an item, he/she will read their piece to the meeting. If the […]

New Kilkenny Tourism Visitor Guide.

Looking for a handy guide of things to see, do and experience in Kilkenny?  Whether you’re a native or just visiting this fantastic county you’ll need to pick up the latest version of the Kilkenny Tourism Visitor Guide.  A printed version can be picked up from County Hall on John Street, or, alternatively a PDF […]

We’re Hiring!

LTI Project Coordinator –contract to May 2017 Coordinator in the Level 4 Tourism & Visitor Care programme administered by Rothe House Trust Ltd, Parliament St., Kilkenny and funded by Carlow Kilkenny ETB Job Title: LTI Project Coordinator, Full time Reporting Relationship: Reporting to the Executive Manager of Rothe House Trust and the ETB. Overall Purpose […]

May in the Garden

With the weather turning noticeably milder you might be tempted to turn your attention to the garden, but are you at a loss for where to start or what to do?  We asked our resident gardener, Mary, for a few tips for what you should be doing in the garden for the month of May! […]

Rothe House 50th Anniversary programme.

Rothe House was first opened to the public on the 17th of April 1966. As part of our golden jubilee celebrations, we are holding a gala screening of a new documentary concerning the life of Kilkenny’s own Hubert Butler. Refreshments will be served on arrival. The film will then be introduced by the film maker and followed by a […]