Heritage Ireland

Seán Mac Diarmada Cottage

One of the cradles of the Rising

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Seán Mac Diarmada Cottage

One of the cradles of the Rising

See all opening times

Admission

Admission is Free — It is advisable to pre book a tour to the cottage by telephone +353 (0)71 985 4865, email kiltyclogherheritagecentre@gmail.com or contact us via Facebook. Average length of cottage tour 40 minutes.

Getting here

Laghty Barr
Kiltyclogher
Co. Leitrim

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Seán Mac Diarmada Cottage

The homestead of the 1916 leader Seán Mac Diarmada in Kiltyclogher, County Leitrim is the jewel in the county’s historic crown.

The cottage is the only original existing homeplace of any of the seven signatories of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic. It offers an unparalleled insight into the origins of a key figure in one of the most explosive episodes of Irish history. It is also an authentic traditional Irish cottage and as such gives us a glimpse of what life was like for ordinary people a hundred years ago.

The cottage has been maintained in its original condition for decades. Regular tours allow visitors to experience the authentic atmosphere of this incredible historical resource.

Opening Times

02 April – 31 August, Spring and Summer

Monday 10:00 – 14:00

Tuesday 10:00 – 16:00

Wednesday 14:00 – 16:00

Thursday 10:00 – 16:00

Friday 10:00 – 14:00

Saturday 12:00 – 16:00

Please ring for Winter and Autumn opening times.

Notice

Heritage Centre in Kiltyclogher village, 5km away. It houses a small museum and exhibition on the life of Seán Mac Diarmada.

Contact

Laghty Barr
Kiltyclogher
Co. Leitrim

071 985 4865

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Facilities

  • Car park
  • Guided tours
  • Toilets

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