Entries by roisin

Kilkenny’s Education History & Heritage – One Day Seminar

A thought provoking and stimulating journey of discovery surrounding the heritage and history of education in Kilkenny takes place on Saturday 19th October.  Jointly hosted by the Kilkenny Archaeological Society and Rothe House Trust Ltd., one day seminar brings together a most knowledgeable range of speakers and chairpersons.  Located in the delightfully newly restored Chapter […]

Back to Our Past lecture programme just announced.

Back To Our Past takes place on 18th-20th October at the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin. This is one of the main Irish heritage events during the year of The Gathering, and the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan, T.D., has accepted an invitation to officially open the presentations at 12.15pm on Friday 18th […]

Kilkenny Arts Festival @ Rothe House & Garden

Rothe House & Garden is alive with activity for this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival.  As well as being part of the official programme, with the very exciting Bob and Roberta Smith installations, we have lots of other activities taking place as well including the ever popular Children’s workshops. Claire Bourke returns with her fascinating photograph exhibition. […]

On Wings of Song – Concert at Rothe House & Garden

On wings of Song A song recital by ever popular soprano, Carmel Cashin with Martin O Reilly on Piano in Rothe House on this coming Tuesday May 28th at 8.00pm Their programme will include Mozart, Mendelssohn, Moore, Schumann, Fauré,Poulenc,Ireland, Grey, Quilter, and Novello  Admission €10.00  Proceeds in aid of the Rothe House Restoration Fund

‘Telling the Story of Rothe House’ 27th April

‘Telling the story of Rothe House’ a must for history lovers Conference on Saturday April 27 now open for booking   HISTORY lovers and those interested in getting an insight into life in an iconic, early 17th century merchant’s townhouse will delight in a conference which lifts the lid on the era and further highlights […]

Sky The Cat Laughs Festival @ Rothe House

Great news!  Rothe House & Garden is one of The Cat Laughs’ new venues for 2013, and we welcome the Kitten Club on Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd June.  Great line up with Bec Hill, Reuben and David O’Doherty.  We love encouraging children and their families to visit us here, and this will be […]

Still time to book events at Conference on Emigration this week – 2-4 April

2nd April: Keynote lecture at 7.00 pm, Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald of Queens University Belfast, explores ‘Emigration through the Centuries’. followed by ‘An Irish Wake’ – an evening of song, music and musings on the emigration theme, as we enjoy an evening meal in Kilkenny’s famed hostelry. €36.00 contact 056 7722893, or email info@rothehouse.com 3rd April: […]

Easter Eggs-travaganza!

Join us at Rothe House & Garden for a day of activity and fun on Easter Saturday. 11 – 12.30   Find out how a common vegetable can turn your egg red, design and paint your own eggs and bring them home. 12.30 – 1.00            Break for lunch in the Garden (weather permitting – bring […]