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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...

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...

Park n Chill at Johnstown Castle

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

On Saturday 25th May, we are back again with Part 4 of Castle ‘n’ Cars Exhibition at Johnstown Castle with Park 'n' Chill from Waterford. This time, it's going to be bigger and better. With over 300 cars on display, trade village, Food Vendors… and also… something which has never been done at a Car...

The Story of a Stained Glass Window

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

On Saturday 20th April, Matt Wheeler reveals the hidden history behind the Rathaspeck Church stained glass window and the process to restore it to its former glory. The restored stained glass window will be a perfect backdrop to this talk. The talk starts at 11am. Please arrive 15 minutes before start time as talk takes...

(SOLD OUT) Children’s Easter Show

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

Join us on Wed 27th March at 3pm in Johnstown Castle Ballroom for a fabulous Easter show! Tallulah and the Long Haired-Hare from Liverpool, is an hilarious comedy for children aged 5 -11years. The story is a retelling of the classic fable The Tortoise and the Hare, but with a twist! All children must be...

Ups & Downs of Museum Curation

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

On Saturday 9th March at 11am, Matt Wheeler reflects on his 30 year career in museums and his meandering journey from the Cotswolds to Johnstown Castle. Cheese-rolling, papermaking, tobacco-growing and Everest-climbing are just a few of the weird and wonderful subjects explored. The talk starts at 11am. Please arrive 15 minutes before start time as...

Valentine’s Jazz at Johnstown Castle

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

On Saturday, February 17th 8pm, Valentine’s Jazz returns to Johnstown Castle. Jazz as Johnstown invites you to share ‘a whole lotta love’ at its annual Valentine’s Concert on the evening of Saturday, February 17th in the company of singer Sharon Clancy and her trio of Killian Browne (piano), Dave Fleming (double bass) and Conor Murray...

A Mooring With a Difference

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

On Saturday 17th February at 11am, join Eddie Taylor as he reveals the hidden history behind Johnstown's First World War airship base including recent discoveries from surveying work undertaken. Eddie was part of the team who featured on Johnstown Castles' appearance on RTE's programme 'Great Irish Interiors' last year. Since the programe aired Eddie and...

St Brigid’s Day at Johnstown Castle

Johnstown Castle Estate , Ireland

On Thursday February 1st, from 10.30am - 1.30pm, step into the enchanting world of ancient Irish traditions with Lorraine O'Dwyer of Gallivanting Tours. Immerse yourself in the magic of St. Brigid's Day with Lorraine. A captivating storyteller, forager, and food folklorist, Lorraine will lead you on a stroll through our gardens to gather reeds, unveiling...