Heritage Week 2016

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We are open every day during Heritage Week and have the following events planned: Saturday 20th of August and Sunday 21st of August: Graveyard tour with Amanda Pitcairn “The tour consists of a walk through the woods to the graveyard where I will give you a short talk about some of the people who are […]

The Borris House Festival of Writing and Ideas

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The Borris House Festival of Writing and Ideas (June 10 – 12) plays host for the fifth year to one of the most unusual and intimate festivals in the country. It promises a weekend of stimulating dialogue and discourse, gathering together intriguing minds from all over the world and inviting them to spend a few days in […]

Heritage Week 2015

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Visit us during Heritage week for a Graveyard Tour, an Industrialisation Tour or a House Tour. The Industrialisation Tour includes a talk of the part played by the McMorrough Kavanaghs in the industrial heritage of Borris demesne. During this talk you will learn about Boris House and its role as a core estate, which was […]

Dates For Your Diary

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2015 28 February – Blackstairs Film Society. 25 April – Blackstairs Film Society. 4 May – Borris House is open for tours, Mon – Thurs, May to Sept. 15-17 May – Barrow River Arts Festival. 5 June – The History Festival. 6-7 June – The Festival of Writing & Ideas. 23-28 August – Heritage Week

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The Blackstairs Rural Film Festival

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We are delighted to be participating in this years Blackstairs Rural Film Festival which runs from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th of November this year. We are particularly pleased to be hosting John Ford’s ‘The Quiet Man’ with John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara in our refurbished Laundry. There will a meal beforehand and the film […]