Two for the price of one at this amazing afternoon at Rothe House & Garden, on Saturday 27th October from 3.00 pm. to 5.30 pm. €5.00 – pre booking recommended, telephone: 056 7722893, or email

1) Start with a guided tour of Rothe House Garden discovering the food that was grown in 17th century Kilkenny – how they grew it and how they ate it.

2) Irene Graham, Author of The Memoir Writing Workbook, Founder of The Creative Writer’s Workshop & The Memoir Writing Club will present a Memoir Writing Lecture in Rothe House. 

Capture the story of your Ancestors – learn how to create story from family history through writing meaningful memoirs. Irene’s interactive lecture will stimulate your connection to ancestral history and encourage you to leave a legacy for future generations. Her right-brain/left-brain writing techniques are renowned internationally for evoking the writer within and encouraging people to write short memoirs.

The Memoir Writing Workbook and The Memoir Writing Club was launched in the National Library of Ireland by Michael D Higgins, the President of Ireland.