This nine week course on family history, 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 […]
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LOCAL HISTORY GROUP The local history 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 […]
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 is available from County Hall on John Street, or. Or why not download a […]
Rothe House & Garden would once again like to invite you to our hugely popular annual plant sale which takes place on Saturday May 27th from 10.30am to 5pm. Be our guest on the day and avail of free admission to the garden for a wander through our beautifully reconstructed late Tudor period garden […]
In order to facilitate a private event, we will be closed to the public on Wednesday March 29th. Not to worry, however, as we will reopen as per normal on Thursday March 30th at 10.30am. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
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 […]
A second series of ‘Magical Sites’ about Irish archaeology for children begins on RTÉjr on October 30th 2016. This RTÉ-produced series will introduce Ireland’s National Monuments to the youngest viewers, those aged under 7, and their co-viewers. The ist the third programme in the new series of Magical Sites. RTE filmed the episode in […]
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 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 […]
Regina Sexton is a food historian, food writer, broadcaster and cook. She has been researching and publishing on the subject of Irish food and culinary history since 1993. Her research interests include food and identity, food and tradition and food in the Irish country house. Regina will give a talk about the typical foods of […]
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A visit to Rothe House is high on the list of things to do in the Marble City. Built between 1594 and 1610 this was the home of the renowned merchant, landowner and Mayor of Kilkenny City, John Rothe Fitz Piers, his wife Rose Archer, and their twelve children.
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