Kilkenny Archaeological Society and Rothe House Trust Ltd. present their Spring Symposium “The Franciscans in Kilkenny” in The Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle on Saturday May 5th 2012 commencing at 10.00am Programme: Saturday May 5th 2012 9.45 Registration in the Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle 10.00 Official Opening by Cllr David Fitzgerald, Mayor of Kilkenny. 10.10 Welcome […]
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Children from the age of 4 to 12 are welcome to take part in exciting craft and handiwork in the elegant surroundings of the 17th century historic Rothe House & Garden. The workshops are themed according to time of year, and include activities such as tile and glass painting, jewellery making, mask making and salt […]
Medieval & Tudor Re-enactments Saturday 20th August In the Garden from 11am â€“ 4 pm Childrenâ€™s Activities Monday 22nd August â€˜Dig-it Kidsâ€™ workshops (booked out) Thursday 25th August Childrenâ€™s Workshop 10.30 â€“ 12.30 Clay modelling, tile and jar painting and much more (6-12 years), â‚¬5 per child. Book at 056 7722893. Friday 26th August Childrenâ€™s […]
It’s that time of year again when the strawberries, cream and wine can be had in the fabulous Rothe House Garden. Come and enjoy the beautiful surroundings in the heart of the city – meet our ducks, talk to Mary our Head Gardener and just relax …… â‚¬10 (â‚¬5 for children) with all proceeds to […]
Saturday 16th July 11 am – come and enjoy medieval refreshments in the beautiful surroundings of Rothe House Garden. Members of the Youth Heritage Society are preparing a feast of food including crispels, snowe, blanche crepes & almond pudding. No admission fee, but donations to the Renaissance Project are very welcome. Entrance is from New […]
Shown accepting the MSPI Interim Accreditation Award from the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Mr Jimmy Deenihan TD are Nathan Mannion, KAS Council member, Rosemary Barnes Hon. Curator, Dr. MÃ¡ire Downey, KAS Council member and Director of RHT Ltd., Roisin McQuillan CEO Rothe House & Garden and Peter McQuillan, President of the Kilkenny […]
In line with the reduction in VAT on museum admisson charges, happening on 1st July, we are reducing our admission fees.Â Adult charge will be â‚¬4.80, and concessions will be â‚¬3.80. Great value all round!
Fancy a bit of tour guiding experience?Â Do you feel you can stand up in front of a group of people and talk for 40 minutes? Read on …. The House will be partially closed while the Renaissance Project is completed, and it is planned to introduce a guiding system to enhance the visitor experience […]
Rothe House Museum, operated jointly by the Kilkenny Archaeological Society and Rothe House Trust Ltd., is delighted to announce that it has achieved Interim Accreditation in the Museum Standards Programme of Ireland, managed by the Heritage Council.Â It is the first voluntary museum to achieve this standard.
Rothe House Trust invites expressions of interest for the running of a cafe in the Third House at Rothe House.Â This is in line with the Conservation Plan, and it is intended that the cafe facility will form part of the final phase of the Plan, and open at the same time as the new […]
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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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