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.
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About Peter Heary
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Entries by Peter Heary
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 […]
A second series of ‘Magical Sites’ about Irish archaeology for a young audience 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 third programme in the new series of Magical Sites was filmed in the […]
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 […]
Positive Living Talks Breda Gardner will be running her latest series of positive living talks inspired by and based on the wonderful teachings of Dr Wayne Dyer. Each workshop will include a handout and some gentle exercise to music, plus a brief talk and a meditation. You will come away feeling rejuvenated, refreshed and […]
On Saturday, October 10th, Rothe House & Garden will be participating in Kilkenny Free Day with two FREE guided tours through the late Tudor period town house and garden at 1pm and 3pm. The tours will finish up in the garden where costumed guides will give an experience of a Tudor garden. Places are limited […]
From the 20th to 24th of July and the 17th to 21st August we’ll be holding two fun and activity filled children’s summer camps! Owing to the success of our children’s workshops we figured we’d create a longer, more enjoyable experience for the little ones this summer with arts & crafts, fun, games and […]
Join us on Saturday June 13th between 10am and 6pm for the annual plant sale and garden day. Throughout the day will be a large range of plants for sale, all of which have been propagated, tended to and grown by our very own gardener using seeds and cuttings from the restored 16th century garden. Also on the […]
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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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