Entries by Peter Heary

Christmas Miscellany – 10th December 2014.

Looking forward to our Christmas Market on December 13th?Why not treat yourself beforehand and drop in on the 10th of December at 8pm for our annual Christmas Miscellany!Seasonal readings and essays, traditional music with a festive touch and mulled wine will make this a perfect evening! Admission is €10.

Christmas Market at Rothe House & Garden.

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting a truly festive Christmas Market on Saturday, 13th of December.  The market lasting between 10am and 5pm will take place through the charming courtyard and beautiful rooms of the late 16th century merchants townhouse on Parliament street. We’re throwing our doors open for the day […]

Lecture – The Celts of Transylvania – Wednesday 26th November.

    Dr. Radu Zagreanu from The Museum Complex of Bistrita-Nasaud and Dr. Marius Ardeleanu from History and Archaeological Museum of Baia Mare county (Romania, Transylvania) invite all members and guests for an informal lecture on ‘’ The Celts of Transylvania”. In this lecture the audience is invited to travel along on a journey of the Celtic migration […]

New Genealogy Course in Rothe House.

Patrick Nolan, chairman of the Kilkenny Archaeological Society and Director of Irish Origins Research Agency will once provide a family history course in Rothe House.  This hugely popular course will take place over 6 Tuesdays between October 21st and December 9th with a field trip to Dublin on December 9th.   The course is designed for […]

Culture Night 2014

    Hi all! Culture Night 2014 is almost upon us once more.  The evening/night of 19th September 2014 will see a whole host of special cultural events nationwide and Kilkenny is no exception! With no shortage of history and culture there is a wide range of activities and events to choose from and enjoy; […]

Colm gives insightful look at Rothe House.

On Tuesday afternoon, 26th August, as part of the National Heritage Week events, Colm Murray whom is the architectural officer with the Heritage Council gave two very insightful tours to a number of very interested visitors! Colms tours looked at the early history of the house in its social, political and religious context but focused […]

Heritage Week 2014 – Kilkenny Events

As you may know Heritage Week 2014 is taking place this year from the 23rd to the 31st of August.  It promises to be a jam packed week nationwide with something for everyone, young and old!  Kilkenny is no exception, we have an abundance of history on offer and events to partake in during the […]