The Odyssey Tour: Echoes of Ireland’s Cultural Voices

Strokestown Park

  The National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park, is proud to present this bespoke event commissioned and co-produced with some of Ireland’s most renowned actors and performers. Savour a guided theatrical, literary and musical feast of live performances through Strokestown Park House. What do Sean O Casey’s Juno and the Paycock, Patrick Kavanagh’s Tarry Flynn, James...


Autumn Wreath Making Workshop

Strokestown Park

Create your very own autumnal wreath with Ivy Rose Floral Design   Join us to create your very own Autumnal Wreath to take home and enjoy, guided by Ivy Rose Floral Design, Strokestown. An autumn wreath is a great way to banish the cold dark days as we head into winter and can also brighten...


Dracula Revisited, Presented by Enchanted Croí Theatre

Strokestown Park

  Step into the darkness at Strokestown Park with Enchanted Croí Theatre to be immersed in Bram Stoker's Gothic Classic 'Dracula' once again. This time...revisited, unearthed, and reborn. We invite you to be enchanted in a web of words, a splattering of song and verse, and sensuous night dances. Join us in the shadows for...


Resilient Irish Women and Strokestown Park House

Come and enjoy free performances and talks about “Women and Strokestown Park” on the 175th anniversary of the assassination of Major Denis Mahon. The "Resilient Irish Women and Strokestown Park House” event will be held on 2 November 2022, the 175th anniversary of the assassination of Major Denis Mahon, the first landlord to be murdered...

SpookTacular Science

Strokestown Park

  Taking place on November the 5th with event times at 12, and 2 pm Planet Science Kidz is delighted to partner with Strokestown Park for some SpookTacular Science this Halloween. Children can look forward to: - Gooey Bugs n Slime, Giant Slime bubbles, Slime monsters, Slime falls; - Erupting potions - Coke Geysers -...


IMBOLC – Visual art Exhibition

Vaulted Stables - Event Space

Title: IMBOLC Entry Fee: FREE Artists: Frances Crowe, Margo Mc Nulty, Lea Farrell, Olena Kovalevych Launch hosted by Mary Kennedy (RTE Presenter) on the 28th of January at 3 pm this exhibition will be open until the 26th of February as part of Brigid's awakening festival IMBOLC features work that acknowledges the past, celebrates our...

Woodland Café Sessions

Woodland Café, Strokestown Park

  Join us on the 19th of March for our Woodland Café sessions Featuring Fiachra Guihen. Fiachra Guihen is an acclaimed local harpist who will be performing between 1 pm and 4 pm in the Woodland Café. There is no charge, simply come enjoy your Mother's day in the beautiful Woodland Café at Strokestown Park.

Tree Folklore for Children

Strokestown Park

As part of National Tree Week join us for an educational walking tour through our 19th-century woodland to learn about ancient Irish folklore surrounding trees and how the evidence of our ancient forest is still embedded in the world around us through stories and place names. Learn about the challenges posed by deforestation and invasive...

Thomas Mahon and the Trees of Strokestown Park

Strokestown Park

As part of National Tree Week join us to learn about Thomas Mahon and the Trees of Strokestown Park. In the summer of 1776, the famous agricultural reformer Arthur Young visited the Strokestown estate and wrote admiringly of the work that had been done to improve it by its then proprietor Thomas Mahon. On this...