Keeping up with the Heritage Centre

With July in full bloom and the sun sparkling, we are thrilled to launch our new Adventure Pack. It’s an incredible opportunity for families to spend quality time together, get some fresh air and expand your education. Our package includes a twenty page booklet, STEM trail, a packet of pencils, orienteering maps and a certificate upon completion. Don’t worry, it’s not all brain work, the trail has plenty of jokes and anecdotes to keep those frowns upside down.

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Annual Christmas Sale 2016

Our Annual Christmas Sale takes place from the 25th - 27th of November but...... we have now extended our Sale until Christmas. With huge reductions across all of our stock. We now have 30% of Nicholas Mosse pottery, our clothing & accessories are reduced up to 50% off on selected item.

So now is the chance to pick up the last few bargains ........ before they are all gone. 

Keeping up with the Heritage Centre

The staff of the Lismore Heritage centre welcomed July with a sense of eagerness and excitement. On Tuesday Alice and Mealla headed to @failteireland ‘s workshop on Castles and Conquests in Kilkenny. They joined forces with other tourism businesses from Kilkenny, Laois and all over the East. Together they explored how to best represent the rich heritage of Ireland’s castles. Themes included leading ladies, great heroes, bloody betrayals and powerful alliances.

 

 

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Science Week 2016

Lismore Heritage Centre in conjunction with London Science Museum and Calmast is holding our Family Science Day as part of Science Week Ireland on Sunday November 13th.

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New for 2017

Lismore Castle Gardens have joined our new School Tour package for 2017.

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Comeraghs Wild Festival 2016

We are delighted at the return of a festival which will highlight all that's wonderful about the Comeraghs. Titled "Comeraghs Wild", the festival highlights the natural beauty, diversity and uniqueness of the area.

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Up Coming Events for 2017

 

Lismore Farmers Market takes place at the Lismore Castle Avenue every Sunday from April-September.

Blackwater Carraige Driving Club will hold their Annual Charity Drive in aid of Waterford Hospice starting from the Lismore Castle Grounds on Sunday May 7th. Tack up at 12:30pm and leaving at 1pm sharp. For inquiries call 087-9268601 or 087-4170292.

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National Heritage Week kicks off in Lismore

National Heritage Week 2016 kicks off on the 20th-28th August. Free guides available in Lismore Heritage Centre with plenty to see and do in the whole country.

Lismore Heritage Centre has organised a jam packed week of interesting events to celebrate Heritage Week, for more info or to book any of the events below call us on 058-54975.

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Lismore School Folklore Project

We have celebrated the Blacwater Community School Folklore Project on Monday the 23rd January.

The project was carried out by the first years and the trnasition year class, to collect local stories and folklore about site and monuments in the area. This was a great initiative by Alice and our team here at the Lismore Heritage Centre. The cretificates were handed out by Ian Doyle, Head of Conservation, Heritage Coubcil of Ireland.

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Lismore Heritage Centre Ireland’s Ancient East Adventure Pack

Adventure Pack Can you find Lions in the Millennium Park? Who is buried in the tomb in Lismore Cathedral? Just how many windows does a Castle need? How many times did Lismore get pillaged and plundered by the Vikings?

 Answer these questions and more with your little explorers as you take in Lismore the way you have never seen it before with “Lismore’s Ancient East Adventure Pack”


 As children engage with the booklet answering questions, you are taken on a trail of Lismore’s most interesting features. Keeping families happy as they explore Lismore to find the answers high up and low down. Bring back the filled in pack to Lismore Heritage Centre to get your Adventurer’s Prize.

Suitable for all ages the Adventure Pack is a super way to spend a day for families in historic Lismore.

 

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Lismore Heritage Centre
Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland.

Phone: 058 54975 / 058 54855
Email: lismoreheritage@eircom.net