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From Tenement to Secluded Garden

Photo Credit: OPW-KKC
Start Date: 05/05/2022
End Date: 31/05/2022
Time of Event: 3.30pm
Ticket Price: Free but ticketed
Public or Private: Public
Online or In-Person: In-Person
Event Venue: Kilkenny Castle
Event Street Address: The Parade
Event Town/City: Kilkenny
Start Date: 05/05/2022
End Date: 31/05/2022
Ticket Price: Free but ticketed
This Event is: Public
Online or In-person? In-Person
Event Venue: Kilkenny Castle
Event Street Address: The Parade
Event Town/City: Kilkenny
Organised By: OPW Kilkenny Castle
Contact Phone No: 0873690460

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Event Description

From Medieval Castle to one of the most popular visitor attractions in Ireland. Kilkenny Castle and grounds have experienced many transformation over the centuries.

This talk will focus on the changes made since the 17th century to the area known today as the Rose Garden.

From French influenced changes made by the 1st Duke of Ormonde to more recent remodelling, Marie O’Driscoll, OPW, will discuss the evolution of our beloved Rose Garden.

Talks will take place on the 5th / 9th & 31st May at 3.30pm

The talk will be conducted outdoors.
Meeting point at the fountain in the Rose Garden of Kilkenny Castle.
Please wear appropriate clothes and footwear.
The event is free of charge but registration is necessary as number of places are limited.
To reserve your place contact: Bookingskilkennycastle@opw.ie
This event is weather dependent.

Principal Funders:

  • Link to HSE website
  • Link to Arts Council website