Yoga at Johnstown Castle

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

Every Tuesday and Saturday at 10am in the stunning Johnstown Castle Ballroom. **Please note - Yoga instructor Olivia Ni Cinneide will be hosting the weekly classes starting on Saturday 30th March until Tuesday 14th May. Alanna will return as normal on Saturday 18th May. **  Alanna is a Yoga Teacher with a background in Mental...

Evening Bat Walks

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

As the sun begins to set over Johnstown Castle and the visitors leave, many animals are settling down for the night. In the attic of the Irish Agricultural museum and by the lakes others are just coming to life! Did you know the museum attic is home to a large roost of pipistrelle bats? One...

Going, Going Gone! The Story of the 1944 Auction at Johnstown Castle

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

New date added: Saturday 8th June 11am Saturday 11th May (SOLD OUT!) 80 years ago, the entire contents of the castle were sold off at a public auction. What happened to all the items? Matt Wheeler and Duncan Laurence piece this intriguing story together as they continue to search for ‘lost’ artefacts. The talk starts...

A Walk on the Wild Side

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

Join Matt Wheeler at 2pm on Sunday 9th June on a walking tour to explore Johnstown Castle grounds. The walk will look at the estate’s prominent historical features, quirky hidden gems and the diverse flora & fauna. *This is an outdoor event - please dress appropriately. In the event of extremely bad weather the event...

Cruinniú na nÓg

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

On Saturday, June 15th come along and take part in a Wildlife Treasure Hunt on the grounds of Johnstown Castle. This is a free ticketed event and will involve playing games with Laura Flood and Liz Flynn.  The event is suitable for ages 6-9 (1 guardian per child) There are two times: 11am and 2pm...

Pierces Foundry Wexford, The Rise, and Fall of an Industrial Giant!

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

Pierces Foundry Wexford, The Rise, and Fall of an Industrial Giant! This illustrated talk by Myles Miller takes place on 22nd June at 11am in the castle Ballroom. It will give an insight into the Rise and Fall of Pierces Foundry. It will discuss the circumstances around the firm’s formation in the mid-19th century and...

The Johnny Taylor Trio – Night One of June Jazz

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

Friday June 28th at 7.30pm, with doors opening at 7.00pm. The Johnny Taylor Trio, named after one of the finest jazz pianists on the Irish music scene. The trio is one of the most sought after by jazz venues and festivals at home and abroad. No strangers to Jazz at Johnstown audiences, Johnny, Barry Donohoe...

Kids Yoga Retreat

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

During Johnstown's Kids Camp week - join The Kids Yoga Classroom for a Yoga, nature and creativity camp in Johnstown Ballroom on Saturday 6th and Saturday 13th July from 11am - 1.30pm. Children can chill out this summer time in a beautiful space, trying out warm ups, breathwork, yoga stories and flow, including time for...

Big Bang Drumming

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

On Wednesday 10th July, join Brian Fleming from The Big Bang to learn African rhythms on the djembe drum. Hosted in a group setting, this will be a lot of fun - ensuring that you take home a new skill! Welcome the summer holidays in by celebrating rhythms in nature in the beautiful setting of...

Foraging and Folklore for kids

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

As part of Johnstown's Kids Camp, we will be starting summer off in a wonderful way on Thursday 11th July at 10:30am. Join Lorraine, the Gallivanting Foraging & Folklore guide for a fascinating workshop aimed at introducing your little ones to the magic that is the natural world. Together we will find edible flowers and...

Lifting the Gate

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

.On Friday 23rd August at 7.30pm, join Wexford based poet Ben MacCaoilte and harpist Erin Lalor. The pair will combine in Poetry, story, and music in this bilingual journey through time, memory, and nostalgia. Wrapped in the warm sounds of the harp and fiddle, audiences will be invited to lift the metaphorical gate and approach...