Irish Agricultural Museum “Peacock Trail”

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

National Heritage Week is the 12th August - 20th August. This years theme  invites you to explore the traditions and practices, knowledge and skills passed down through generations. Why not explore the Irish Agricultural Museum with your family via the "Peacock Trail" which is self guided. You will learn all about Irish Country Life, The...

The Great War Remembered

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

A weekend of re-enactments of aspects of World War One with The Irish Great War Society. This event will take place on the 19th and 20th of August during Heritage...

WW1 Window Restoration Talk

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

Matt Wheeler will give a short presentation on the progress of the restoration of a First World War window which commemorates Gerald FitzGerald of Johnstown Castle. This project is being funded through the Heritage Council’s Community Heritage Grant Scheme. The talk is free for members and included in general admission and is not a ticketed...

Jamie Benson

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

Jamie is a a 3rd year UCC Music Student, growing up in Wexford Jamie developed a love for performing from a very early age. She is exploring her love for song writing and is a recent recipient of the Donal "Doc" Gleeson award at UCC. Jamie will be playing in the Museum Courtyard from 1pm...

Meditation at Johnstown Castle

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

Everyone experiences times of worry and stress in their life.Now, more than ever before, we want to feel calm, focused, and confident in ourselves. Practicing meditation can help clear away the mind’s chatter. Studies show that meditating even for as little as 10 minutes increases relaxation and decreases anxiety and depression! Meditation increases happiness, reduces...

(SOLD OUT) Evening Bat Walk

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

IMPORTANT DATE INFORMATION: 27th April at 20.15, 25th May at 21.00, 29 June at 21.15, 27 July at 20.45 and 31 Aug at 20.00. As the sun begins to set over Johnstown Castle and the visitors leave, many animals are settling down for the night. But around the lakes others are just coming to life!...

The Story of the East Wing of Johnstown Castle

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

The Story of the East Wing of Johnstown Castle. "Four Rooms, Three Generations, Two Religions". An Illustrated Talk by Dr Duncan Laurence. Saturday, 9th September, 11.00 AM. On Saturday, September 9th at 11am, Dr. Duncan Laurence will give a talk about The East Wing of Johnstown Castle. Works on this area began in about 1830...

Honey Festival 2023

Wexford Honey Festival in partnership with South Wexford Beekeepers Association takes place on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th September in Johnstown Castle. There will be information stands for visitors to learn more about the importance of bees and biodiversity as well as stalls with Wexford beekeepers showcasing their delicious products. There will also be some...

Culture Night 2023 Presents: Evening Castle Tours

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

Step back in time and enjoy a fascinating guided tour of the 19th century Johnstown Castle. In this one hour guided tour, visitors will be brought through 9 restored rooms, including the family dining room and servant's basement, and will learn all about the castle's 854 year history. Visitors will also hear stories about the...

Creative Writing in the Castle

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

Due to demand after the sell out of her first creative workshop at Johnstown Castle, Sheila Forsey is back. This immersive full day creative workshop will focus on vision, language, theme, narrative and meaning. It is suitable for anyone with a love of words and a wish to unearth their authentic voice. After a tour...

Jazz at Johnstown Presents: Jean Toussaint

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND WE HAVE ADDED A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS! One of the best saxophonists in the world is coming to Johnstown. Grammy Award-winner Jean Toussaint is Wexford-bound in September for a special Jazz at Johnstown concert. Since he left Art Blakey’s famous Jazz Messengers in the mid-eighties, Jean Toussaint hasn’t looked back....