Last week of House tours

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The season comes to an end and we would like to thank all our visitors. We hope to see you again. We still offer private tours. For more information please click on the link. http://www.borrishouse.com/tours/

Workshop during Heritage Week

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Children’s Art Workshop: Heritage Week Workshop 1 “Print and Book making Project”  Using a table-top printing press, children will make their own relief and collograph prints from their drawings and a selection of found and natural materials, with local artist Jules Michael. Stories of kings and lost crowns, motifs of animals and nature in the […]

Events in August

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National Heritage week 2017  19-27 August We are open every day during Heritage Week and have the following events planned:  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 interred there.  On […]

Events in July

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Carlow Garden Festival July 26, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Mary Reynolds and Terence Reeves Smyth at Borris House Talk 1: Stepping into our roles as guardians of the earth Mary reminds people of our place within this earth’s ecosystem. She discusses how to embrace that role in a practical way in order to reconnect with the […]

Events in June

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The sixth edition of The Borris House Festival of Writing & Ideas takes place June 9th to 11th. Each year we gather together fiction writers, historians, journalists, broadcasters, filmmakers, photographers, war correspondents and musicians for a riveting weekend of dialogue and discussion. Over 60 speakers will descend on the idyllic village of Borris, County Carlow for […]

Events in May

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Borris House is open! Visitors can take a tour of Borris House during their visit.  The tour covers all aspects of the history of the house, from the original 15th century castle, through its many subsequent changes and alterations, right up to the present day.  The tour also takes in the rich history of the […]

Events in April

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The Barrow River Arts Festival is taking place in Borris House, Co. Carlow. There will be a selection of arts exhibitions, live music and readings. 21-13 April 2017 http://www.barrowriverartsfestival.com/

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 […]