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Harvest and Hallowe’en

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Harvest reflections at Shankill Castle Harvest time is looming. Evenings loose the lingering light and shops start to sell Hallowe’en garb. Children long for holidays again and lots of trick-or-treating. Here at Shankill Castle, not much has to be done in the house to make it spooky for ScareFest . The spiders do all the […]


Flourish, a lavish festival of the Arts

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Flourish          August 7th – 14th, 2016 Flourish, a lavish festival of the arts takes place during Kilkenny Arts Week at Shankill Castle, Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny. This year sees the 24th year of Shankill Castle hosting an exhibition for the Kilkenny Arts Festival.   The festival includes paintings, prints, installations and performances in […]


Helen Dillon Talk 27th July 3pm: The Carlow Garden Festival

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Helen Dillon leads visitors through the remnants of the 18th century lime tree allées, 19th century laurel lawns, the moated and walled garden as well as Victorian classics such as the now gigantic sequoias, and 20th century self-sown ash trees. An unmissable opportunity to tour this great garden in the company of one of Ireland’s […]


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Snowdrops 6th and 7th February and 13th–21st February half term 2-6pm for snowdrop walks and castle tours. €5 Walk, €10 Castle Tour and Walk

Christmas Art Fair

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Christmas Art Fair For a very special Christmas gift, invest in art! Shankill Castle Christmas Exhibition and Art Sale in the Stable Yard with Elizabeth Cope and Sonja Horgan Tuesday 8th – Sunday 13th December 10am- 5pm or by appointment at other times. Featuring a Pop up cafe with homemade refreshments.