Irish Historic Homes

About

Last year, prompted by an article in the Irish Times in April,  https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/homes-and-property/ireland-s-great-houses-the-homes-to-visit-in-2019-1.3857422,

in which the author writes:

“May traditionally kicks off the house-visiting season with many of Ireland’s great houses opening their doors from May 1st. More than 170 houses, gardens and buildings of interest welcome visitors for 60 days a year under the section 482 scheme that allows owners off set renovation and maintenance costs against income tax.”

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Russborough House

I decided to try to visit as many Open Houses as possible in Ireland in 2019, and to blog about it. I am going to continue this year, in 2020. I am currently (early February) awaiting the new listing. I will try to set myself the ambitious goal of blogging about one place every two weeks. I will be reblogging my original entries from last year’s website, after I complete further research and editing.

According to Revenue website:

“Section 482 of the Taxes Consolidation Act, 1997, as amended, provides tax relief to the owner/occupier of an approved building (including surrounding garden), or an approved garden existing independently, in respect of expenditure incurred on its repair, maintenance or restoration.”

Here is the complete list of properties and their opening dates in 2020:

Carlow

Borris House
Borris, Co. Carlow
Morgan Kavanagh
Tel: 087-2454791
www.borrishouse.com
Open: May 4, 10, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29, June 3, 6-7, 10-11, 17-19, 28, July 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 22-23, 26, 29-31, Aug 2, 5-7, 9, 12-23, 26-28, Sept 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 11.30am-3.30pm
Fee: adult €10, child €5, OAP/student €8, child free under 12 (accompanied)

Huntington Castle
Clonegal, Co. Carlow
Postal address: Huntington Castle, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Alexander Durdin Robertson
Tel: 053-9377160
www.huntingtoncastle.com
Open: Feb 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29, Mar 1, Apr 11-13, May 1-31, June 1-30, July 1-31, Aug 1-31, Sept 1-30, Oct 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-31, Dec 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 11am-5pm
Fee: house/garden, adult €10, OAP/student €9, child €5
garden, adult €6, OAP/student €5, child €3, family and group discounts available

The Old Rectory
Killedmond, Borris, Co. Carlow.
Mary White
Tel: 087-2707189
https://www.blackstairsecotrails.ie/
Open: July 1-31, Aug 1-31, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €10, OAP/student €6, child free

The Old Rectory Lorum
Kilgreaney, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow
Bobbie Smith
Tel: 059-9775282, 087-2735237
www.lorum.com
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: Feb 1-November 30

Cavan

Cabra Castle (Hotel)
Kingscourt, Co. Cavan
Howard Corscadden.
Tel: 042-9667030
www.cabracastle.com
Open: all year, except Dec 24, 25, 26, 11am-12 midnight
Fee: Free

Corravahan House & Gardens
Corravahan, Drung, Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan
Ian Elliott
Tel: 087-9772224
www.corravahan.com
Open: Jan 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, Feb 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, Mar 2-3, 9-10, May 24-31, June 1-18, 2pm-6pm, Aug 15-28, 9am-1pm, Sunday 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult €7, OAP/student/child/concessions €5

Clare

Barntick House
Clarecastle Co. Clare
Ciaran Murphy
Tel: 086-1701060
Open: May 1-31, Aug 1-31, 5pm-9pm
Fee: adult/student €5, child/OAP free

Gregan Castle
Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
Brian & Anna Hussey
Tel: 086-3291244
Open: March 1-31, April 1-30, May 1-31, Aug 15-23, Nov 1-30, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €5, child/OAP/student/free

Loughnane’s
Main Street, Feakle, Co. Clare
Billy Loughnane
Tel: 061-924200
www.eastclarehostels.com
Open: June 1-Aug 31 Wed-Sun, and National Heritage Week, Aug 15-23, 2pm-6pm
Fee: Free

Newtown Castle
Newtown, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
Mary Hawkes- Greene
Tel: 065-7077200
www.newtowncastle.com , www.burrencollege.ie
Open: Jan 6-May 29 Mon-Fri, June 1-30 Mon -Sat, July 1-Aug 31 daily, Sept 1-Dec 18 Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm
Fee: Free

Cork

Ashton Grove
Ballingohig, Knockraha, Co. Cork
Gerald McGreal
Tel: 087-2400831
Open: Jan 28-29, Feb 4-5, 11-12, 25-26, Mar 3-4, 10-11, 24-25, 31, Apr 21-22, 28-29, May 12-13, 16-17, 19-20, 23-24, 26-27, June 16-17, 20-21, 23-24, 27-28, 30, July 1-2, Aug 15-23, Sept 1-2, 8-9, 12-13, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, Wednesdays 2pm-6pm, Tues, weekends & National Heritage Week 8am-12 noon
Fee: adult €6, OAP/student/child €3

Bantry House & Garden
Bantry, Co. Cork
Julie Shelswell-White
Tel: 027-50047
www.bantryhouse.com
Open: Apr 12-30, May 1-31, June 1-30, July 1-31, Aug 1-31, Sept 1-30, Oct 1-31, 10am-5pm
Fee: adult €11, OAP/student €8.50, child €3 for house and garden (6-16years) under 6 free, groups over 8 – €8 per person, over 21- €7 per person,
garden only €6, children under 12 free

Blarney Castle & Rock Close
Blarney, Co. Cork
C. Colthurst
Tel: 021-4385252
www.blarneycastle.ie
Open: All year except Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, Jan- Mar, Mon-Sat, 9am-sundown, Sun, 9am- 6pm
Apr-May, 9am-6pm, June-Aug, Mon-Sat, 9am-7pm, Sun, 9am-6pm,
Sept, Mon-Sat, 9am-6.30pm, Sun, 9am-6pm,
Oct, Nov, Dec Daily 9am-6pm,
Fee: adult €18, OAP/student €15, child €10, family and season passes

Blarney House & Gardens
Blarney, Co. Cork
C. Colthurst
Tel 021-4385252
www.blarneycastle.ie
Open: June – Aug, Mon-Sat, and National Heritage Week, Aug 15-23, 10am-3pm
Fee: adult €7.50, OAP/student €5, concession not suitable for children under 15 years

Burton Park
Churchtown, Mallow, Co. Cork
Paul Doherty
Tel: 022-59955
Open: May 5-June 30, Mon-Sat, July 1-3, Aug 15-23, 11am-3pm
Fee: adult/child/OAP/student €9

Brideweir House
Conna, Co. Cork
Ronan Fox
Tel: 087-0523256
Open: Jan 1-Dec 24, 11am-4pm
Fee: adult €10, OAP/student €5, child free

Creagh House
Main Street, Doneraile, Co. Cork
Michael O’Sullivan
Tel: 022-24433
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: April-Sept
Public tours of house all year

Drishane Castle & Gardens
Drishanemore, Millstreet Town, Co. Cork
Thomas Duggan
Tel: 087-2464878, 029-71008
www.millstreet.ie
Open: June 1-Sept 30, Mon-Sat, (Jan-May, Oct-Dec Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm by appointment only) National Heritage Week, Aug 15-23, 9am-5pm
Fee: adult €5, OAP/student free, child free when accompanied by adult

Drishane House
Castleownshend, Co. Cork
Thomas Somerville
Tel: 028-36126, 083-574589
www.drishane.com
Open: May 1-20, Aug 15-23, Sept 15-25, Oct 1-20, 11am -3pm
Fee: adult €10, OAP /student/child €6, children under €6 free

Dún Na Séad Castle
Baltimore, Co. Cork
Bernadette McCarthy
Tel: 028-20735
www.baltimorecastle.ie
Open: March 1-Oct 31, 11am -6pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student €5, children under 12 free

Garrettstown House
Garrettstown, Kinsale, Co. Cork
Denis Mawe
Tel: 021-4778156
Open: May 6-Sept 8, May, June, Sept, 11am-5pm, July, Aug, 12 noon-5pm
Fee: adult/OAP/child €5, student €3

Kilcascan Castle
Ballineen, Co. Cork
Alison Bailey
Tel: 023- 8847200, 087-3638623
Open: Aug 1-31, Sept 1-30, 9.30am-1.30pm
Fee: Free

Kilshannig House
Rathcormac, Co. Cork
Hugo Merry
Tel: 087-2513928
Open: May 1-3, June 1-30, July 1-31, Aug 1-31, Sept 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30, May & Sept 8.30am-2.30pm, June-Aug 10am-4pm
Fee: adult/OAP €10, child €7, student €8

4 Mulgrave Place,
No 4, Mulgrave Road, Cork City
Trevor Leacy
Tel: 087-2808302
Open: May 1-Sept 30, closed Sundays except National Heritage Week August 15-23, weekdays 11am-4pm, Saturdays 11am-3pm
Fee: adult €4, OAP/student/child €2, family €7 (2+2)

Riverstown House
Riverstown, Glanmire, Co. Cork
Denis/Rita Dooley
Tel: 021-4821205
Open: May 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30, June 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27, July 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, 30-31, Aug 1, 6-8, 13-23, 27-29, Sept 3-5, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult €8, OAP €5, student €3, child free

Woodford Bourne Warehouse
Sheares Street, Cork
Edward Nicholson
Tel: 021-4273000
www.woodfordbournewarehouse.com
Open: all year except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, 1pm-11pm
Fee: Free

Donegal

Cavanacor House
Ballindrait, Lifford, Co. Donegal
Joanna O’Kane
Tel: 074-9141143, 085-8165428
www.cavanacorgallery.ie
Open: Jan 26-31, Feb 1-14, May 1-31, Aug 15-23, 1pm-5pm
Fee: adult €8, OAP/student/child €6

Oakfield Park Garden
Oakfield Demesne, Raphoe, Co. Donegal
David Fisher
Tel: 074-9173068
www.oakfieldpark.com
Open: Mar 28-29, Apr 1-5, 8-12, 15-19, 22-26, 29-30, May 1-3, 6-10, 13-17, 20-24, 27-31, 12 noon-6pm, June 1-30, July 1-31, Aug 1-31, 11am-6pm, Sept 2-6, 9-13, 16-20, 23-27, 30, Oct 3-4, 10-11, 12 noon-6pm, Dec 1-23, 4pm-10pm. Open all public holidays
Fee: adult €9, child €6, family and annual passes available

Portnason House
Portnason, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal
Madge Sharkey
Tel: 086-3846843
Open: Aug 15-31, Sept 1-23, Nov 16-20, 23-27, 30, Dec 1-4, 7-11, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €10, OAP/ student/child €6

Salthill Garden
Salthill House, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal
Elizabeth Temple
Tel:  087-7988078, 074-9735014
www.donegalgardens.com
Open: May 1, 4-9, 11-16, 18-23, 25-29, June 1-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27, 29-30, July 1-4, 6-11, 15-18, 20-25, 27-31, Aug 3-8, 10-15, 17-23, 24-29, Sept 1-4, 7-11, 21-25, 28-30, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student €5, child €3

Dublin City

Bewley’s
78-79 Grafton Street/234 Johnson’s Court, Dublin 2
Peter O’ Callaghan
Tel 087-7179367
www.bewleys.com
Open: all year except Christmas Day, 8am-8pm
Fee: Free

Doheny & Nesbitt
4/5 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2
Niall Courtney
Tel: 01-4925395
Open: all year except Christmas Day, Mon-Tues 9am-12.30am, Wed-Thurs 9am-1am, Fri-Sat 9am-2am, Sunday 10.30-12 midnight
Fee: Free

Hibernian/National Irish Bank
23-27 College Green, Dublin 2
Dan O’Sullivan
Tel: 01-6755100
www.clarendonproperties.ie
Open: all year, except Dec 25, 10am-7pm
Fee: Free

11 North Great George’s Street
Dublin 1
John Aboud
Tel: 087-7983099
www.number11dublin.ie
Open: March 9-14, May 11-16, June 8-13, July 6-11, Aug 3-8, 15-23, Sept 7-13, Oct 5-10, Nov 9-13, 16-20, 12 noon-4 pm, Mondays 10am-2pm
Fee: adult €7, students/OAP €3, child free

81 North King Street
Smithfield, Dublin 7
James Kelly
Tel: 086-8597275
Open: Apr 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25, 27-30, May 29-30, June 1-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27, 29-30, July 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-24, 27-31, Aug 1, 3-8, 10-28, 31, Mon-Fri, 9am- 4.30pm, Sat, 1pm- 4.30pm
Fee: Free

The Odeon (formerly the Old Harcourt Street Railway Station)
57 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
Mary Lacey
Tel: 01-6727690
www.odeon.ie
Open: all year, 12 noon to midnight, closed Sundays
Fee: Free

Powerscourt Townhouse Centre
59 South William Street, Dublin 2
Mary Larkin
Tel: 01-6717000
https://www.powerscourtcentre.ie/
Open: All year except New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, Christmas Day, St. Stephen’s Day & Bank Holidays, Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, Thurs, 10am-8pm, Sundays, 12 noon-6pm
Fee: Free

10 South Frederick Street
Dublin 2
Joe Hogan
Tel: 087-2430334
Open: Jan 1-20, May 1-31, June 1, Aug 15-23, 2pm-6pm
Fee: Free

The Church
Junction of Mary’s Street/Jervis Street, Dublin 1
Ann French
Tel: 087-2245726
www.thechurch.ie
Open: all year except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St Stephens Day, 11am-11 pm
Fee: Free

County Dublin

Colganstown House
Hazelhatch Road, Newcastle, Co. Dublin
Lynne Savage Jones
Tel: 087-2206222
Open: May 5-27, June 3-5, 8-12, Aug 14-23, Oct 27-31, Nov 1-14, weekdays 2pm-6pm, weekends 9am-1pm
Fee: adult/OAP €10, student/child free

Fahanmura
2 Knocksina, Foxrock, Dublin 18
Philip Harvey
Tel: 086-3694379, 087-2463865
www.fahanmura.ie
Open: March 16-29, Apr 6-11, May 7-15, June 15-21, July 6-11, Aug 15-23, Sept 12-20, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €5, student €2, OAP/child free

Farm Complex
Toberburr Road, Killeek, St Margaret’s, Co. Dublin
David Doran
Tel: 086-3821304
Open: Jan 2-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, Feb 1-2, 15-16, 21-23, March 6-8, May 1-4, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-31, June 1, 5-7, 12-14, Aug 15-23, Sept 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, Jan, Feb, Sept, 12 noon-4pm, Mar-Aug 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult €6, student/OAP/child €5

“Geragh”
Sandycove Point, Sandycove, Co. Dublin
Gráinne Casey
Tel: 01-2804884
Open: Jan 14-17, 21-23, 28, Feb 18-20, 26-28, May 6-8, 11-24, 27-29, Aug 11-12, 15-23, 26-27, Sept 7-11, 15-16, Nov 3-6, Dec 3-4, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult €7, OAP €4, student €2, child free

Knocknagin House
Delvin Bridge, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin
Richard Berney
Tel: 087-2847797
Open: July 1-31, Aug 1-29, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult/OAP/child/student €5

The Old Glebe
Main Street, Newcastle, Co. Dublin
Hugh F. Kerins, Martin Connelly
Tel: 087-2588356, and 087-6686996
Open: May 1-31, June 1-30, Aug 15-23, 10am-2pm, 4 tours daily during National Heritage Week 10am, 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, tour approx. 45-50 minutes
Fee: adult €5, student €3 for over 18yrs, child/OAP & National Heritage Week free

Martello Tower
Portrane, Co. Dublin
Terry Prone
Tel: 01-6449700
Open: March 7-Sept 27, Sat & Sun and National Heritage Week, Aug 15-23, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €5, student €4, OAP €1

Meander
Westminister Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18,
Ruth O’Herlihy,
Tel: 087-2163623
Open: Jan 6-10, 13-17, 20-24, 27-31, May 1-2, 5-9, 11-12, 19-23, June 8-13, 15-20, 23-27, Aug 15-23, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €5, OAP/child €2

Primrose Hill
Very Top of Primrose Lane, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Robin Hall
Tel: 01-6280373
Open: Feb 1-29, June 1-30, July 1-3, Aug 15-23, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student €6, child free

St. George’s
St. George’s Avenue, Killiney, Co. Dublin
Robert McQuillan
Tel: 087-2567718
Open: July 1-31, Aug 1-31, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €6, OAP/student/child €3

Tibradden House
Mutton Lane, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16
Selina Guinness
Tel: 01-4957483
www.selinaguinness.com
Open: Jan 10-12, 17, 24-31, Feb 2, 7-8, 28, Mar 6, 20, 27-29, Apr 3-5, 24-25, May 7-8, 14-15, 21-24, 28-29, June 4-5, 11-12, 18-24, July 14-19, Aug 15-25, Sept 12-13, weekdays 2.30pm-6.30pm, weekends 10.30am-2.30pm, tours weekdays 3pm & 4.30pm, weekends 11am & 12.30pm
Fee: adult/OAP €8 student €3, child free, An Taisce members/Irish Georgian Society members €5

Galway

Castle Ellen House
Athenry, Co. Galway
Míceál Keaney
Tel: 087-2747692
http://www.castleellen.ie/
Open: June, July, Aug, Sunday-Thursday, National Heritage Week Aug 15-23, 12 noon-4pm
Fee: Free

Claregalway Castle
Claregalway, Co. Galway
Eamonn O’ Donoghue
Tel: 091-799666
www.claregalwaycastle.com
Open: June-Sept, Thursday-Sunday, National Heritage Week Aug 15-23, 12 noon-4pm
Fee: adult €6, student/OAP/child €4

Lisdonagh House
Caherlistrane, Co. Galway
John & Finola Cooke
Tel: 093-31163
www.lisdonagh.com
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: May 1-Oct 31
Fee: Free

The Grammer School
College Road, Galway
Terry Fahy
www.yeatscollege.ie
Tel: 091-533500
Open: May 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31, June 6-7, July 1-31, Aug 1-11, 9am-5pm, 15-25, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student €5, child under 12 free

Oranmore Castle
Oranmore, Co. Galway
Leonie Phinn
http://www.oranmorecastle.com/
Tel: 086-6003160
Open: April 1-20, May 13-22, June 8-18, Aug 15-23, Sept 8-17, 12 noon-4pm
Fee: adult /OAP €7, child €3

Signal Tower & Lighthouse
Eochaill, Inis Mór, Aran Islands, Co. Galway
Michael Mullen
Tel: 087-2470900
www.aranislands.ie
Open: Mar 1-October 30, 9am-5pm.
Fee: adult €2.50, child €1.50, €5 per family, group rates depending on numbers

Woodville House Dovecote & Walls of Walled Garden
Craughwell, Co. Galway
Margarita Donoghue
Tel: 087-9069191
www.woodvillewalledgarden.com
Open: Feb 1-29, Mar 17-31, Apr 1-30, May 1-31, June 1-30, July 1-31, Aug 1-31, Sept 1-30, 11am-5.30pm, Oct 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, 30-31,11am-4pm
Fee: adult/ OAP €6, child €3, student, €4, family €15

Kerry

Ballyseede Castle
Ballyseede, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Marnie Corscadden
Tel: 066-7125799
www.ballyseedecastle.com
Open: Mar 1-Dec 22, 27-31, 8am-12 midnight
Fee: Free

Derreen Gardens
Lauragh, Tuosist, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
John Daly
Tel: 087-1325665
https://www.derreengarden.com/
Open: all year, 10am-6pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student €8, child €3, family ticket (2 adults and all children under 18 and 2 maps) €20

Tarbert House
Tarbert, Co. Kerry
Ursula Leslie
Tel: 068-36198, 087-2917301
Open: May, June July, Aug, 10am-12 noon, 2pm-4pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student €5, child free

Kildare

Blackhall Castle
Calverstown, Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Jeffrey & Naomi White
Tel: 045-485244
Open: May 1-31, Aug 15-23, Sept 1-15, Dec 1-20, 2pm-6pm
Fee: Free

Burtown House and Garden
Athy, Co. Kildare
James Fennell
Tel:  059-8623148
www.burtownhouse.ie
Open: May 1-2, 6-9, 13-16, 20-23, 27-30, June 3-6, 10-13, 17-20, 24-27, July 1-4, 8-11, 15-18, 22-25, 29-31, August 5-8, 12-23, 26-29, 10am-2pm
Fee: adult €10, OAP/child/student €5

Coolcarrigan House & Gardens
Coolcarrigan, Coill Dubh, Naas, Co. Kildare
Robert Wilson-Wright
Tel: 086-2580439
www.coolcarrigan.ie
Open: Feb 17-22, April 20-21, May 11-15, 23-24, 25-29, Aug 4-7, 14-30, Sept 1-4, 7, 24-30, Oct 1-2, 5-9, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €8, OAP/student €5, child free

Farmersvale House
Badgerhill, Kill, Co. Kildare
Patricia Orr
Tel: 086-2552661
Open: Jan 19-31, Feb 1-7, May 1-12, July 27-31, Aug 1-23, 9.30am-1.30pm
Fee: adult €5, student/child/OAP €3, (Irish Georgian Society members free)

Harristown House
Brannockstown, Co. Kildare
Noella Beaumont
Tel: 087-7414971
https://www.harristownhouse.ie/
Open: Jan 13-24, Feb 3-14, May 5-29, June 2-5, Aug 15-23, Sept 7-11, 9am-1pm
Fee: €10

Kildrought House
Celbridge Village, Co. Kildare
June Stuart
Tel: 01-6271206, 087-6168651
Open: Jan 6-25, May 1-14, 18-26, Aug 15-31, 10am-2pm, Garden permanently available to Celbridge walking tours
Fee: adult €6, OAP/student/child €3, child under 5years free, school groups €1 per head

Larch Hill
Kilcock, Co. Kildare
Michael De Las Casas
Tel: 087-2213038
www.larchill.ie
Open: May 1-15, 18-22, 25-31, June 1-5, 9-12, 16-19, 23-26, 30, Aug 15-30, 10am-2pm
Fee: adult/ OAP/student €8, child €6, events €6

Leixlip Castle
Leixlip, Co. Kildare
Mrs Desmond Guinness
Tel: 087-2852328
Open: Feb 10-14, 17-21, Mar 23-27, 30-31, Apr 1-3, May 18-29, June 6-12, Aug 15-23, Sept 7-18, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €8, OAP/student/child €4, concessions no charge for school outings

Moone Abbey House & Tower
Moone Abbey, Moone, Co. Kildare
Jennifer Matuschka
Tel: 087-6900138
Open: May 1-31, Aug 15-23, Sept 1-30, 12 noon-4pm
Fee: adult €6, OAP/student/child €3

Moyglare Glebe
Moyglare, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Joan Hayden
Tel: 01-8722238
Open: Jan 13-17, 20-24, 27-31, Feb 3-7, May 1-27, Aug 15-23, Sept 4-7, 8.30am-12.30pm
Fee: adult €6, OAP/student/child €3

Steam Museum Lodge Park Heritage Centre
Lodge Park, Straffan, Co. Kildare
Robert C Guinness, Katherine Bulbulia
Tel: 01-6288412
www.steam-museum.com
Open: May 4, June 1, 3-5, 7, 10-12, 14, 17-19, 21, 24-26, 28, July 1-3, 5, 8-10, 12, 15-17, 19, 22-24, 26, 29-31, Aug 3, 5-8, 12-23, 26-30, 2pm-6pm,
Fee: adult €7.50, OAP/child €5, family €20, (2 adults + 2 children), student engineering no charge with card

Kilkenny

Aylwardstown House
Glenmore, Co. Kilkenny
Nicholas & Mary Gough Kelly
Tel: 051-880464, 087-2567866
Open: Aug & Sept, 9am-5pm
Fee: adult €5, OAP/student €3, child free

Ballybur Castle
Ballybur Upper, Cuffesgrange, Co. Kilkenny
Mhairi Gray
Tel: 086-1919099
www.ballyburcastle.com
Open: May 1-16, June 9-21, Aug 14-24, Sept 1-20, 2pm-6pm
Fee: Free

Ballysallagh House
Johnswell, Co. Kilkenny
Geralyn & Kieran White
Tel: 087-2906621, 086-2322105
Open: Feb 1-20, May 1-31, Aug 15-23, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €5, OAP/student/child €2.50

Creamery House
Castlecomer Co. Kilkenny
John Comerford
Tel: 087-918444
http://restaurantladyanne.ie/
Open: July 7- Sept 30, Tuesday- Sunday,12 noon-4pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student €3, child free

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall Garden
Kilfane, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
Susan Mosse
Tel: 086-7919318
www.kilfane.com
Open: July & Aug, 11am -6pm
Fee: adult €7, OAP/student €6.50, child €6, family €20

Kilkenny Design Centre
Castle Yard, Kilkenny
Joseph O’ Keeffe
Tel: 054-6623331
www.kilkennydesign.com
Open: all year,10am-7pm
Fee: Free

Shankill Castle
Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny
Geoffrey Cope,
Tel: 087-2437125
www.shankillcastle.com
Open: Apr 2- Nov 1, Thurs -Sunday and National Heritage Week Aug 15-23
Fee: house & gardens, adult €10, OAP/student/child
gardens, adult €5 OAP/student /child €4

Tybroughney Castle
Piltown, Co. Kilkenny
Louis Dowley
Tel: 087-2313106
Open: June 1-30, July 1-31, Aug 1-31, 12 noon -6pm
Fee: adult €5, student €2, OAP/child free

Tudor Building (Hole in the Wall)
Rere of 17-19 High Street, Kilkenny.
Michael Conway
087-8075650
www.holeinthewall.ie
Open: all year, closed Christmas Day, Jan- Feb & Nov 7pm-11pm, Mar- Sept 1pm-11.30pm, Oct 1pm-11pm, Nov 7pm-11pm, Dec 1-14, 26-31,7pm-11pm, 15 -24, 1pm-11.30pm
Fee: Free

Laois

Ballaghmore Castle
Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois
Grace Pym
Tel: 0505-21453
www.castleballaghmore.com
Open: all year except Christmas Day, 10am-6pm
Fee: adult €5, student/child/OAP €3, family of 2 adults + 2 children €10

Stradbally Hall
Stradbally, Co. Laois
Thomas Cosby
Tel: 086-8519272
www.stradballyhall.ie
Open: May 1-31, June 1-9, Aug 15-23, Oct 1-14, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €10, OAP/ student €5, child free

Leitrim

Manorhamilton Castle (Ruin)
Castle St, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
Anthony Daly
Tel: 086-2502593
Open: Jan 7-Dec 21, closed Sat & Sun, 9.30am-3.30pm
Fee: adult €5, child free

The Station House
Brocagh Lower, Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim
Ann White
Tel: 087-1016063
Open: Aug 1-31, Sept 1-30, Mon- Fri, 6pm-10pm, Sat & Sun and Bank Holidays 9am-1pm
Fee: Free

Limerick

Ash Hill
Kilmallock, Co. Limerick
Simon and Nicole Johnson
Tel: 063-98035
www.ashhill.com
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: Jan 15-31, Feb 1-15, Mar 1-May 31, June 1-15, July 1- Sept 20, Oct 1-20, Nov 1-20, Dec 1-15, 9am-4.30pm
Fee: Free

Glebe House
Bruff, Co. Limerick
Colm McCarthy
Tel: 087-6487556
Open: Jan 6-10, 13-17, 20-24, 27-31, May 5-13, Aug 10-23, Sept 14-30, Mon-Fri, 5.30pm-9.30pm, Sat-Sun, 9am-1pm
Fee: Free

Glenville House
Glenville, Ardagh, Co. Limerick
Owen O’Neill
Tel: 086-2541435
Open: Apr 1-4, 7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 28-30, May 1-2, 5-9, 12-16, 19-23, 26-30, Aug 15-23, Sept 1-5, 8-10, 9.30am-1.30pm
Fee: adult €5, OAP/student €3, child free

Kilpeacon House
Crecora, Co. Limerick
Mary Costello
Tel: 087-9852462
Open: May 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, June 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, 29-30, July 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, Aug 2, 8-9, 15-23, 29-30, Oct 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24, Nov 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, Dec 5-6, 12-14, 10am-2pm
Fee: €8

Odellville House
Ballingarry, Co. Limerick
Aisling Frawley
Tel: 085-8895125
www.odellville.simplesite.com
Open: May 1-31, June 1-30, July 1-30, Aug 1-31, 10am-2pm
Fee: adult €8, student/OAP/child €4

Mount Trenchard House and Garden
Foynes, Co. Limerick
Frieda Keane Carmody
Tel: 087-2220692
Open: June 1-30, July 1-31, Aug 15-23, 9am-5pm
Fee: adult €8, OAP/child €4, student €4 or free

The Turret
Ryanes, Ballyingarry, Co. Limerick
Donal Mc Goey
Tel: 086-2432174
Open: May, June, July, National Heritage Week, Aug 15-23, 12 noon-4pm
Fee: Free

The Old Rectory
Rathkeale, Co. Limerick
John Roche
Tel: 087-8269123
Open: May 2-Nov 29, weekend days, National Heritage Week Aug 15-23, 10am-2pm
Fee: adult €8, child/OAP/student €3

Longford

Moorhill House
Castlenugent, Lisryan, Co. Longford
Michael O’Donnell
Tel: 047-81952
Open: Aug 1-31, Sept 1-29, 9.30am-1.30pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student/child €8

Louth

Barmeath Castle
Dunleer, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Bryan Bellew
Tel: 041-6851205
Open: May 1-31, June 1-9, Aug 15-23, Oct 1-20, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult /OAP/student €5, child free

Killineer House & Garden
Drogheda, Co. Louth
Charles & Eithne Carroll
Tel: 041-9838563, 086-2323783
www.killineerhouse.ie
Open: Feb 1-20, May 1-15, June 1-10, Aug 14-28, 9am-1pm
Fee: house: €4, garden €6

Rokeby Hall
Grangebellew, Co. Louth
Jean & Jeff Young
Tel: 086-8644228
www.rokeby.ie
Open: May 1-31, Mon-Sat, Aug 15-23, Sept 1-30, Mon-Sat, 10am-2pm
Fee: adult/OAP €7, child/student €5

Mayo

Brookhill House
Brookhill, Claremorris, Co. Mayo
Patricia and John Noone
Tel: 094-9371348
Open: Jan 13-20, Apr 13-20, May 18-24, June 8-14, July 13-19, Aug 1-23, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult €6, student €3, OAP/child/National Heritage Week free

Enniscoe House & Gardens
Castlehill, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Susan Kellett
Tel: 096-31112
www.enniscoe.com
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: April 1-Oct 31
Open: garden, April 1-Oct 31, 10am-5pm,
Fee: garden & heritage centre adult €8, OAP €6, child/student €3, family 2 adults and 2 children €15, tour of house €5 per adult, tours free in National Heritage Week

Old Coastguard Station
Rosmoney, Westport, Co. Mayo
James Cahill
Tel: 094-9025500
www.jamescahill.com/coastguardstation.html
Open: July 1-Sept 9 closed Sundays, National Heritage Week Aug 15-23, 11am-4pm
Fee: €1

Prizon House
Prizon North, Balla, Co. Mayo.
Tom O’Connor
Tel: 087-9032133
Open: Feb 1-28, Mar 1-8, May 1-10, Aug 1-31, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult €5, student/ OAP/child free

Meath

Balrath House
Balrath, Kentstown, Navan, Co Meath
Frances & Ray O’ Brien
Tel: 041-9825749, 087-9547883
www.balrathcourtyard.com
Open: May 5-28, June 2-30, July 1-5, August 15-30, 9am-1pm
Fee: Adult €10, child /student/OAP €8

Beau Parc House
Beau Parc, Navan, Co. Meath
Emer Mooney
Tel: 041-9824163
Open: Mar 1-20, May 1-31, Aug 15-23, 10am-2 pm
Fee: adult €10, OAP/student/child €8

Cillghrian Glebe now known as Boyne House Slane
Slane, Co. Meath
Alan Haugh
Tel: 041-9884444
www.boynehouseslane.ie
Open: all year and National Heritage Week, Aug 15-23, 9am-1pm
Fee: Free

Dardistown Castle
Dardistown, Julianstown, Co. Meath
Lizanne Allen
Tel: 086 -2774271
www.dardistowncastle.ie
Open: Jan 9-11, 13-18, 20-24, 27-31, Aug 15-31, Sept 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-26, 10am-2pm
Fee: adult €6, child €3, student/OAP free, all proceeds to Irish Cancer Society.

Dunsany Castle
Dunsany, Co. Meath
Lady Dunsany
Tel: 046-9025169
www.dunsany.com
Open: July 1-31, Aug 1-31, 10am-4pm
Fee: adult €15/€20, OAP/student €5, child and St Oliver Plunkett relic free

Gravelmount House
Castletown, Kilpatrick, Navan, Co. Meath
Brian & Eunice McKenna
Tel: 087-2520523
Open: May 1-30, June 1-20, Aug 13-23, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €6, OAP/student/child €3

Hamwood House
Dunboyne, Co. Meath
Charles Hamilton
Tel: 086-3722701
www.hamwood.ie
Open: Apr -Sept, Fri-Sun and National Heritage Week Aug 15-23, 10am-7pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student €5, child under 12 free

Killeen Mill
Clavinstown, Drumree, Co. Meath
Dermot Kealy
Tel: 086-2619979
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: April- Sept

Loughcrew House
Loughcrew, Old Castle, Co. Meath
Emily Naper
Tel: 049-8541356
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: April- Sept
www.loughcrew.com
Garden:  Mar 18- Sept 30 daily, 10am-5pm, August & September 11am-4pm
Fee: adult €7, OAP/student €5, child €3.50, group concessions

Moyglare House
Moyglare, Co. Meath
Postal address Maynooth Co. Kildare
Angela Alexander
Tel: 086-0537291
www.moyglarehouse.ie
Open: Jan 1-3, 6-10, 13-17, 20-24, 27-28, May 1-22, 25-29, June 1-3, Aug 15-24, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €7.50, OAP/ student/child €5

Slane Castle
Slane, Co. Meath
Jemma & Pamela
Tel: 041-9884477
www.slanecastle.ie
Open: Jan 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, Feb 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29, Mar 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, 12.15pm-4pm, April 1-30, May 1-31, June 1-30, July 1-31, Aug 1-31, Sept 1-30, Oct 1-31, 11.15am-5.15pm, Nov 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, Dec 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, 12.15pm-4pm
Fee: adult €12, €14 from Feb, OAP/student €10.80, €11from Feb, child €7.20

St. Mary’s Abbey
High Street, Trim, Co. Meath
Peter Higgins
Tel: 087-2057176
Open: Jan 20-24, Feb 24-28, May 11-15, June 29-30, July 1-3, 13-19, Aug 15-23, Sept 7-13, 21-27, Oct 19-23, Nov 2-6, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult €5, OAP/student/child €2

The Former Parochial House
Slane, Co. Meath
Alan Haugh
Tel: 087-2566998
Open: May 1-Dec 22, Mon-Sat, National Heritage Week Aug 15-23, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult 5, child/ OAP/student €3

Swainstown House
Kilmessan, Co. Meath
Caroline Preston
Tel: 086-2577939
Open: Mar 2-3, 5-6, April 6-7, 9-10, May 4-10, June 1-7, July 6-12, Aug 15-23, Sept 14-18, 21-25, Oct 5-6, 8-9, Nov 2-3, 5-6, Dec 7-8,10-11, 11am-3pm
Fee: adult €8, child free, OAP/student €5

Tankardstown House
Rathkenny, Slane, Co. Meath
Tadhg Carolan
Tel: 087-7512871
www.tankardstown.ie
Open: All year including National Heritage Week, 9am-1pm
Fee: Free

Monaghan

Castle Leslie
Glaslough, Co. Monaghan
Samantha Leslie
Tel: 047-88091
www.castleleslie.com
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: all year, National Heritage Week events August 15-23
Fee: Free

Hilton Park House
Clones, Co. Monaghan
Fred Madden
Tel 047-56007
www.hiltonpark.ie
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: April- Sept
House and garden tours available for groups May-Sept, Monday-Friday and National Heritage Week Aug 15-23, 12 noon-4pm
Fee: adult €10, house & garden €8, OAP/student €6, child free

Mullan Village and Mill
Mullan, Emyvale, Co. Monaghan
Michael Treanor
Tel: 047-81135
www.mullanvillage.com
Open: Aug 1-31, Sept 1-30, 2pm-6.30pm
Fee: €6

Offaly

Birr Castle
Birr, Co. Offaly
Alicia Clements
Tel: 057-9120056, 086-8167233
www.birrcastle.com
Open: May 15-Aug 29, Mon-Sat, 9.30am-1.30pm Aug 10am-2pm, National Heritage Week Aug 15-23,10am-4.30pm
Fee: adult €20

Ballybrittan Castle
Ballybrittan, Edenderry, Co. Offaly
Rosemarie
Tel: 087-2469802
Open: Jan 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, Feb 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29, Mar 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, May 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31, June 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, July 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, Aug 15-23, Sept 5-13, 2pm-6pm.
Fee: free – except in case of large groups a fee of €6 p.p.

Ballindoolin House
Edenderry, Co. Offaly
Rudolf Prosoroff
Tel: 00436765570097
Open: April 1-2, 6-9, 13-16, 20-23, 27-30, May 2-14, 16-21, 25-28, June 1-4, 8-11, 15-18, 22-25, 29-30, Aug 15-23, 10am-2pm
Fee: adult €10, student /OAP/child €5

Boland’s Lock
Cappincur, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Martin O’Rourke
Tel: 086-2594914
Open: July 1-Aug 31, 12 noon-4pm
Fee: adult €2, OAP/student /family €5

Corolanty House
Shinrone, Birr, Co. Offaly
Siobhan Webb
Tel: 086-1209984
Open: Jan, Feb, July, Aug, Sept, daily 2pm-6pm
Fee: Free

Crotty Church
Castle Street, Birr, Co. Offaly
Brendan Garry
Tel: 086-8236452
Open: All year, except Dec 25, 9am-5pm
Fee: Free

Gloster House
Brosna, Birr, Co. Offaly
Tom & Mary Alexander
Tel: 087-2342135
Open: Jan 6-31, Mon-Fri, May 1-31, Aug 15-23, 9am-1pm
Fee: €6

High Street House
High Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
George Ross
Tel: 086-3832992
www.no6highstreet.com
Open: Jan 3, 6-10, 13-17, 20-24, 27-30, May 1-12, Aug 15-23, Sept 1-20, 9.30am-1.30pm
Fee: adult/student €5, OAP €4, child under 12 free

Loughton
Moneygall, Birr, Co. Offaly
Michael Lyons & Andrew Vance
Tel: 089-4319150
www.loughtonhouse.com
Open: June 9-13, 16-20, 23-27, July 1-4, 7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 28-31, Aug 4-9, 11-30, 11am-4pm
Fee: adult €6, OAP €5, child /student €3, family of four €15

Springfield House
Mount Lucas, Daingean, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Muireann Noonan
Tel: 087-2204569
www.springfieldhouse.ie
Open: Feb 16-22, 1 pm-5 pm, Apr 13-19, May 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31, June 1-7, July 25-26, Aug 1-2, 8-9, 14-30, 2pm-6pm, Dec 26-31, 1pm-5pm
Fee: Free

Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre
Bury Quay, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Maurice Conway
Tel: 057-9327740
https://www.tullamoredew.com/en-gb/visit-tullamore-dew/
Open: Jan 2-Dec 24, 28-30, 9.30am-6pm,
Fee: adult €17, OAP/student €15, child €13

The Maltings
Castle Street, Birr, Co. Offaly
Brendan Garry
Tel: 086-8236452
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: all year

Roscommon

Castlecoote House
Castlecoote, Co. Roscommon
Kevin Finnerty
Tel: 090-6663794
www.castlecootehouse.com
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: May 1-Sept 30, 10am-5.30pm
Fee: adult €8, child €2, student €5

Clonalis House
Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
Pyers O’Conor Nash
Tel: 087-3371667
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
April 1-October 5
www.clonalis.com
Open: Jun-Aug, Mon-Sat, National Heritage Week Aug 15-23, 11am-5pm, last tour 3.45pm
Fee: adult €10, OAP/student €8, child €5, family groups catered for

King House
Main Street, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
Majella Hunt
Tel: 090-6637153
http://visitkinghouse.ie/
Open: April-Sept, Tue-Sat, Aug 15-23 National Heritage Week, 11am-5pm
Fee: adult €5, OAP/student /child €3, group discounts apply

Shannonbridge Fortifications
Shannonbridge, Athlone, Co. Roscommon
Fergal Moran
Tel: 090-9674973
http://www.shannonbridgefortifications.ie/
Open: May 1-Sept 30, 11am-5pm
Fee: Free

Strokestown Park House
Strokestown Park House, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon
Ciarán
Tel: 01-8748030
www.strokestownpark.ie
Open: Jan 2-Dec 23, Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec 10.30am-4pm, April-Oct 10.30am-5.30pm, Mar 1-16 10.30am-4pm, Mar 17-31 10.30am-5.30pm
Fee: adult €14, €12.50, €9.25, OAP/student €12.50, child €6, group €11.50, family €29

Sligo

Coopershill House
Riverstown, Co. Sligo
Simon O’Hara
Tel: 071-9165108
www.coopershill.com
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: May-Sept,
Tues-Sat, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student €10, child/ National Heritage Week €5

Lissadell House & Gardens
Lissadell, Ballinfull, Co. Sligo
Edward Walsh
Tel: 087-2550969
www.lissadell.com
Open: May- Sept 10.30am-6pm
Fee: adult €14, child €7, OAP €12, student €6, concessions family

Markree Castle
Collooney
Co Sligo
Nicholas Ryan
Tel: 071-9167800
www.markreecastle.ie
Open: June, July, Aug, 12 noon-4pm
Fee: Free

Newpark House and Demesne
Newpark, Ballymote, Co. Sligo
Anthony & Rosemary Kitchen
Tel: 086-3375741, 086-8244013
Open: March 2-6, 9-13, 16-20, 23-27, May 4-16, June 2-6, 8-13, July 6-11, 13, Aug 15-23, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult /OAP/student €5, child/National Heritage Week free

Rathcarrick House
Rathcarrick, Strandhill Road, Co. Sligo
Michael Sweeney
Tel: 071-9128417
Open: June, July, Aug, Tue-Sat, National Heritage Week Aug 15-23, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult €5, OAP/student/child free

Temple House
Ballymote, Co. Sligo
Roderick Perceval
Tel: 087-9976045
www.templehouse.ie
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: April-Oct

Tipperary

Beechwood House
Ballbrunoge, Cullen, Co. Tipperary
Maura & Patrick McCormack
Tel: 083-1486736
Open: Jan 3-6, 10-13, Feb 28-29, Mar 1-2, 6-9, Apr 24-27, May 8-11, 15-18, June 5-8, July 10-13, 24-27, Aug 15-23, Sept 11-14, 18-21, 25-28, 10.15am-2.15pm
Fee: adult €5, OAP/student €2, child free, fees donated to charity

Clashleigh House
Clogheen, Co. Tipperary
Elizabeth O’Callaghan
Tel: 086-8185334
Open: April 2-May 30, Tues & Thurs, June 2-30, Tue, Thurs, Sat & Sun, Aug 15-23, Sept 1-Oct 27, Tues & Thurs, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €8, OAP/student/child €4

Cloughjordan House
Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary
Sarah Baker
Tel:  085-2503344
www.cloughjordanhouse.com
Open: May 4-29, Sept 7-30, Oct 4-30 excluding Sundays, National Heritage Week Aug 15-23, 9.30am-1.30pm
Fee: adult €8, OAP/student €5, child free

Fancroft Mill
Fancroft, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary
Marcus & Irene Sweeney
Tel: 0505-31484, 087-9263300
www.fancroft.ie
Open: May 6-28, June 3-25, Aug 15-23, Sept 9-16, 10am-2pm
Fee: adult €8, OAP/student €6, child free under 5 years, adult supervision essential, group rates available

Grenane House
Tipperary, Co. Tipperary
Philippa Manseragh-Wallace
Tel: 062-52484
Open: May & Sept, Mon-Sat, Aug 15-23, tours limited to 20 people per tour, 2pm & 4pm, closed Saturday Sept 19, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult €6, student/OAP €5, group rates available

Killenure Castle
Dundrum
Co Tipperary
Eavaun Carmody
Tel: 087-6402664
www.killenure.com
Open: May 1-31, June 1-20, Aug 15-23, 10am-2pm
Fee: Adult €6, child /OAP/student €3

Lismacue House
Bansha, Co. Tipperary
Katherine Nicholson
Tel: 062-54106
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: Mar 17-Oct 31

Redwood Castle
Redwood, Lorrha, Nenagh, North Tipperary
Redwood is off the Birr/Portumna Rd
Coleesa Egan
Tel:  087-7479566
www.redwoodcastleireland.com
Open: June 21-30, July 1-31, Aug 1-31, Sept 1-2, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult €8, OAP/student/child €5

The Rectory
Cashel Road, Cahir, Co. Tipperary
Josephine Fahey
Tel: 087-2601994, 052-7441406
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: May 1-Oct 31

Silversprings House
Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Jim Gilligan
Tel: 086-2539187
Open: May 1-31, June 1-30, Aug 15-23, 12 noon-4pm
Fee: adult €6, OAP/student €3 child free

Waterford

Ballynatray Estate Garden
Co. Waterford
Postal address: Glendine, Youghal, Co. Cork
Joe Hilton
Tel: 083-3458174
www.ballynatray.com
Open: April 12-Oct 1, 9am- 4pm
Fee: Free

Cappagh House (Old and New)
Cappagh
Dungarvan
Co Waterford
Charles and Claire Chavasse
Tel: 087-8290860, 086-8387420
Open: April, June, & August, Wednesday & Thursday, May & September Wednesday Thursday & Saturday, National Heritage Week August 15-23, Oct 1, 9.30am-1.30pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student/€5, child free

Cappoquin House & Gardens
Cappoquin, Co. Waterford
Sir Charles Keane
Tel: 087-6704180
www.cappoquinhouseandgardens.com
Open: Apr 18-30, Aug 15-31, Sept 1-30, 9am-1pm
Gardens open all year closed Sundays
Fee: house €10, garden €6, combined €15, child free

Curraghmore House
Portlaw, Co. Waterford
Vanessa Behal
Tel: 051-387101
www.curraghmorehouse.ie
Open: May, June, July, Sept, Wed- Sun, Aug 1-31, 10.30am-4.30pm
Fee: full tour €18, house tour €12, garden & shell house €10, garden only €6 under12 years free

Dromana House
Cappoquin, Co. Waterford
Barbara Grubb
Tel: 086-8186305
www.dromanahouse.com
Open: May 1-June 30, closed Mondays, Aug 15-23, 2pm-6pm
Fee: guided tour of house €10, garden €6, house & garden €15, groups of 10 or more guided tour of house €9, garden €5, house and garden €12, children under 12 free for house and garden

Salterbridge House & Garden
Salterbridge, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford
Philip & Susan Wingfield
Tel: 058-54952, 086-8223005
www.salterbridgehouseandgarden.com
Open: Apr 17-30, May 1-31, June 1, Aug 15-28, 9am-1pm
Fee: house/garden €10, house or garden only €5, child/student half price, OAP free

The Presentation Convent
Waterford Healthpark, Slievekeel Road,Waterford
Michelle O’ Brien
Tel: 051-370057
Open: Jan 2-Dec 31, excluding bank holidays, Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm, Sat, 10am-2pm, National Heritage Week Aug 15-23
Fee: Free

Tourin House & Gardens
Tourin, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford
Kristin Jameson
Tel: 058-54405, 086-8113841
www.tourin-house.ie
Open: April 1-Sept 30, Tue-Sat, National Heritage Week Aug 15-23, 1pm-5pm
Fee: house/garden: adult €6, OAP/student €3.50, child free.

Westmeath

Lough Park House
Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath
Liam O’Flanagan
Tel: 044-9661226
Open: Jan 1-7, Mar 15-20, Apr 9-15, May 1-7, June 1-7, 27-28, July 18-26, Aug 1-5, 15-24, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult /OAP €6, child/student €4

St. John’s Church
Loughstown, Drumcree, Collinstown, Co. Westmeath
Billy Standish
Tel: 044-9666570
Open: Aug 1-31, Sept 1-30, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult €4, child/OAP/student €2

Rockfield Ecological Estate
Rathaspic, Rathowen, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Sean Daly
Tel: 086-2487447
Open: June 1-15, July 1-20, Aug 15-31, Sept 1-20, 2pm-6pm
Fee: Free

Tullynally Castle & Gardens
Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath
Valerie Packenham
Tel: 087-1301986
www.tullynallycastle.com
Open: Apr 2-3, 7-10, 14-17, 21-24, 28-30, May 1-4, 7-10, 14-17, 21-24, 28-31, June 1, 4-7, 11-14, 18-21, 25-28, July 2-5, 9-12, 16-19, 23-26, Aug 1-3, 6-9, 13-23, 27-30, Sept 3-6, 10-13, 17-20, 24-27, 11am-5pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student €7.50, child €3.50 under 5 free, (family 2 adults + 2 children) €19, season ticket for 2 €50, season ticket for family €60

Turbotstown
Coole, Co. Westmeath
Peter Bland
Tel: 086-2475044
Open: July 22-30, Aug 1-31, Dec 1-20, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult/student €8, child/OAP €4

Wexford

Clougheast Cottage
Carne, Co. Wexford
Jacinta Denieffe
Tel: 086-1234322
Open: Jan 11-31, May 1-31, August 15-23, 9am-1pm
Fee: €5

Kilmokea Country Manor & Gardens
Kilmokea, Great Island, Campile, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Mark & Emma Hewlett
Tel: 051-388109
www.kilmokea.com
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Open: Apr- Oct
Gardens:
Open Mar 17-Oct 31, 10am-5pm
Fee: adult €7, OAP €6, student €5, child €4, family ticket €20/annual pass for a family of 4 to be agreed at €75

Wilton Castle
Bree, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Sean Windsor
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
Tel: 053-9247738
www.wiltoncastleireland.com
Open: all year

Woodbrook House
Killanne, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Giles Fitzherbert
(Tourist Accommodation Facility)
053-9255114, 087-6402182
www.woodbrookhouse.ie
Open April-October

Woodville House
New Ross, Co. Wexford
Gerald Roche
Tel: 087-9709828, 051-422957
Open: May 1 -31, June 1-30, Aug 15-23, 10am-2pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student €5, child under18 free

Wicklow

Altidore Castle
Kilpeddar, Greystones, Co. Wicklow
Philip Emmet
Tel: 087-7601369
Open: Mar 9-29, May 1-31 June 1-3, 1pm-5pm, Aug 15-23, 2pm-6pm
Fee: adult /OAP/ student €5, child over 12 years €5, group rates

Ballymurrin House
Kilbride, Wicklow, Co. Wicklow
Philip Geoghegan
Tel: 086-1734560
www.ballymurrinquakerfarmstead.eu
Open: May 1-3, 5-10, 12-17, 19-24, 26-31, Aug 1-2, 4-9, 11-23, 25-30, Sept 1-6, 2pm-6pm, Guided Tours 2pm and 4pm
Fee: adult/OAP/student €5, child free under 16 years but must be supervised

Castle Howard
Avoca, Co. Wicklow
Mark Sinnott
Tel: 087-2987601
Open: Jan 13-15, Feb 3-7, Mar 2-4, 23-25, June 8-13, 20, 22-27, July 6-12, 20-23, Aug 14-23, Sept 7-12, 26, Oct 5-7, 12-14, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €8.50, OAP/student €6.50, child €5

Charleville
Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow
Tatiane Baquiega
Tel: 01-6624455
Open: Feb 3-7, 10-14, 14-28, May 1-3, 5-8, 9-10, 11-15, 16-22, 25-29, June 2-5, 8, Aug 15-23, Mon-Fri, 1pm-5pm, Sat & Sun, 9am-1pm
Fee: house €9, garden €6

Killruddery House & Gardens
Southern Cross Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Anthony Meath
Tel: 01-2863405
www.killruddery.com
Open: Apr 4-5, 12-30, May 1-31, June 1-30, July 1-31, Aug 1-31, Sept 1-30, Oct 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 31, Dec 5-6, 12-13, 19-23, 9.30am-6pm,
Fee: house & garden adult €15.50, OAP/student €13, child €5.50, garden adult €8.50, OAP/student €7.50 child €3, concession children under  4 years free

Kiltimon House
Newcastle, Co. Wicklow
Michelle O’Connor
Tel: 087-2505205
Open: May 5-25, Aug 15-23, Sept 1-30, 9am-1pm
Fee: adult €10, OAP/student/child €5

Kingston House
Kingston, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow
Liam Lynam
Tel: 087-2415795
Open: Aug 1-31, Sept 1-30, 10am-2pm
Fee: adult €3, OAP/student/child €2

Knockanree Garden
Avoca, Co Wicklow
Perter Campion & Valerie O’ Connor
Tel: 087-9024861
Open: May 20-July 3 Mon- Sat, August 15-23, Oct 1-14 Mon-Sat, 9.30am-1.30pm
Fee: adult €3, OAP/student €2

1 Martello Terrace
Strand Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Liz McManus
Tel: 087-2357369
Open: May, June, July, Sept, Mon & Thurs, Aug, Mon, Thurs, & Sat, National Heritage Week Aug 15-23, 1pm-5pm, Sat 9am-1pm, closed June 1, Aug 3
Fee: free

Mount Usher Gardens
Ashford, Co. Wicklow
Caitriona Mc Weeney
Tel: 0404-49672
www.mountushergardens.ie
Open: all year 10am-6pm
Fee: adult €8, student/OAP €7, child €4, no charge for wheelchair users

Powerscourt House & Gardens
Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow
Sarah Slazenger
Tel: 01-2046000
www.powerscourt.ie
Open: All year, closed Christmas day and St Stephens day, 9.30am-5.30pm, ballroom and garden rooms Sun, 9.30am-1.30pm
Fee: Mar-Oct, adult €11.50, OAP €9, student €8.50, child €5, family ticket €25, Nov-Dec adult €8.50, OAP €7.50, student €7, child €4, family ticket 2 adults + 3 children €18, children under 5 free

Russborough
The Albert Beit Foundation, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Eric Blachford
Tel: 045-865239
enc@russborough.ie
Open: Jan 1-Dec 22, Jan-Feb private visits only, Mar April Oct Nov & Dec, 10am-5pm, May June July & Aug 10am 6pm
Fee: adult €12, OAP/student €9, child €6, family rate €30

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