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From Tenement to Secluded Garden : The transformation of Kilkenny Castle Rose Garden from 17th Century to 21st Century


Free of charge


Tours will take place on 05/05, 19/05 and 31/05/2022 at 3:30 pm


Kilkenny Castle

From Medieval Castle to one of the most popular visitor attractions in Ireland. Kilkenny Castle and grounds have experienced many transformation over the centuries.

This talk will focus on the changes made since the 17th century to the area known today as the Rose Garden. From French influenced changes made by the 1st Duke of Ormonde to more recent remodelling, Marie O’Driscoll, OPW, will discuss the evolution of our beloved Rose Garden.


The Parade
Kilkenny City
R95 YRK1

056 770 4100

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