Teach an Phiarsaigh - Patrick Pearses Cottage

Teach An Phiarsaigh

Contact Details

Address:  Inbhear, near Rosmuc Village,
                 Co. Galway.

Telephone No:  +353 91 574292
Fax No: +353 91 574871
Email:  tanphiarsaigh@opw.ie

Opening Hours

17th March - 1st December 2016: Daily 10.00 - 17.00

Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Average Length of Visit:  45 minutes

Admission Fees

D Adult: €4.00
Sen/Group: €3.00
Child/Student: €2.00
Family: €10.00


Toilets (small public car parking area close to the site)

Restaurant/Tearooms: None

A small restored cottage overlooking the breathtaking lakes and mountains of Connemara, used by Patrick Pearse (1879-1916) leader of the 1916 Rising, as a summer residence and summer school for his pupils from St Endas, in Dublin. Accompanying Pearse on a visit to Ros Muc in 1915 was Desmond Ryan, a former pupil, who later wrote of the enthusiasm engendered by Pearse in his visits there: "The Twelve Pins came in sight and Pearse waved his hand here and there over the land, naming lake, mountain and district away to the Joyce Country under its purple mist." Ryan also recalled the long walks and cycle rides through the heart of the Connemara Gaeltacht and the stories told by Pearse that had been recounted to him by local story tellers.  The interior, although burned during the War of Independence,
has been reconstructed and contains an exhibition.  

Location:  Off R340 road

Bus Route(s): Contact Bus Eireann, Travel Centre +353 1 8366111
Leaflet/Guide book: English and Irish

Guided Tours:
Maximum number: 15
Duration: 30 minutes

Seasonal Events: Please check in advance using contact details listed above

Photography / Video allowed: Yes, but permit required for commercial purposes

Additional Information: Restricted access for visitors with disabilities

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