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.
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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 […]
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 […]
Discover more about Rothe House & Garden, Kilkenny on St. Canice’s Day Have you ever wondered just what goes on in Rothe House & Garden on Parliament Street? Now’s your chance to find out, on Saturday 11th October, when the good people of Rothe House are running an Open Day. Running from 11 am to […]
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 […]
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; […]
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 […]
Its Friday once more, the end of a busy week in Rothe House & Garden, this week being a particularly busy one as it is the Kilkenny Arts Festival! So, not only has there been the crunch of the pebbles under visitors feet as they browse around the garden, or the crunch of an apple […]
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 […]
Hi readers! Apologies for not supplying you with your weekly dose of all things Rothe House garden related last week but we were just so busy that we figured rather than give you something half hearted we’d hold back and wait until this week. So, here we are! Its the first day of the […]
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