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Talk by Dr Kevin Whelan: Huntington Castle, Clonegal and surrounding areas: 1600-1900

October 20

Listen to a lively illustrated talk from Dr Kevin Whelan, one of Ireland's most widely published scholars and a lecturer at Trinity College. Learn about the fascinating historical secrets behind Huntington Castle and the surrounding areas in the 17th to 20th centuries.

Huntington Castle Tour

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on 20th October 2019 at 1:00 pm

Join us on an insightful tour of the mysterious Huntington Castle and discover the splendour of this former defensive garrison. Hear the stories of the characters who lived there while you uncover a veritable treasure trove of original paintings and furniture alongside beautiful old-world décor. The basement of the castle hides a secret: the mystical Temple of the Goddess.

Spookley The Square Pumpkin

October 26 - October 31

Halloween Fun & story telling where the kiddies can soak up the spooky atmosphere and take part in story telling and other fun activities.

Halloween Festival

October 26

This special festival guarantees lots of wicked and wonderful things that will make you jump in the gardens including Halloween games, ghosts, ghouls and much more.

Historical Talk on Lisnavagh & the Bunburys

October 26
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One event on 27th October 2019 at 12:00 am

Based in the spectacular library of Lisnavagh House, William Bunbury will talk about Lisnavagh House and the Bunbury family, from their Norman origins to the present day, including the challenges they faced with the English Civil War, the Irish Revolution and with adapting to modern times.

Talk with Dr Terence Dooley: The burning of country houses in the Irish Revolution 1920-23

October 26 @ 5:00 pm

Learn why these grand manor homes were seen as symbols of political and cultural oppression in a changing Ireland. Hear the astonishing story of the burning…

Long table Banquet

October 26 @ 8:00 pm

Join Dr Terence Dooley in the atmospheric dining room of Lisnavagh House. Enjoy a delicious three-course meal with wine, featuring Michael Kealy Butchers, Tullow, cheeses from Carlow Farmhouse Cheese and vegetables and fruit from Lisnavagh Walled Garden and Orchard.

Historical Talk on Lisnavagh & the Bunburys

October 27
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One event on 27th October 2019 at 12:00 am

Based in the spectacular library of Lisnavagh House, William Bunbury will talk about Lisnavagh House and the Bunbury family, from their Norman origins to the present day, including the challenges they faced with the English Civil War, the Irish Revolution and with adapting to modern times.

Big House Play and informal Supper

October 27 @ 7:00 pm

Clare was born into wealth and privilege, but all is not as it seems. Join us as we follow her around Lisnavagh House and witness her enviable life beginning to fall apart. Enjoy pre-play drinks in the library followed by a delicious informal supper and wine.

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