Entries by roisin

KAS Symposium – The Franciscans in Kilkenny – 5th May 2012

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 […]

National Heritage Week

Medieval & Tudor Re-enactments Saturday 20th August In the Garden from 11am – 4 pm Children’s Activities Monday 22nd August ‘Dig-it Kids’ workshops (booked out) Thursday 25th August Children’s Workshop 10.30 – 12.30 Clay modelling, tile and jar painting and much more (6-12 years), €5 per child. Book at 056 7722893. Friday 26th August Children’s […]

Annual Summer Garden Party 23rd July at 3 pm

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 …… €10 (€5 for children) with all proceeds to […]

Devil’s Brew at Rothe House & Garden

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 […]

Rothe House Museum accepts Interim Accreditation Award

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. Máire Downey, KAS Council member and Director of RHT Ltd., Roisin McQuillan CEO Rothe House & Garden and Peter McQuillan, President of the Kilkenny […]

Volunteer tour guides sought

Fancy a bit of tour guiding experience?  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 achieves Interim Accreditation

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.  It is the first voluntary museum to achieve this standard.

Expressions of Interest sought for Café facility

Rothe House Trust invites expressions of interest for the running of a cafe in the Third House at Rothe House.  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 […]