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Demonstration of Stone Carving and Cast Ironwork at Swiss Cottage

Event Details

Stone mason Phillip Quinn will demonstrate the ancient craft of stone carving and will also cast a replica piece of the decorative garden fence at Swiss Cottage

Event Type: History

Primary Category: Traditional Skills

Please note that admission to the interiors of Swiss Cottage is by conducted tour only and numbers are limited. Please come early and avoid disappointment.


30th August 14:00 PM to 17:00 PM

Venue Name: Swiss Cottage, Ardfinnan Road, Cahir

Address: Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

County: Tipperary

Longitude: -7.925246900000047

Latitude: 52.3745296

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Free Admission and Guided Tours of Cahir Castle

Event Details

Explore the ancient buidlings and courtyards of Cahir Castle, one of Irelands's best preserved medieval castles.

Event Type: History

Primary Category: Historic Buildings Gardens and Parks

Visitors can enjoy also a 15 minutes audio visual called Cahir Castle and the Story of Irish Castles and then from our site displays/exhibitions learn about the lives of women in Medieval Ireland and how the Earl of Essex managed to successfully attack the castle in 1599.


30th August 9:00 AM to 19:45 PM

Venue Name: Cahir Castle

Address: Castle Street, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

County: Tipperary

Longitude: -7.925409700000046

Latitude: 52.3745385