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Heritage Week 2014



Start Date 23 Aug 2014
End Date 31 Aug 2014
Times See below.

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'Pot Luck Tours'

Draw a ticket from the Castle Cauldron and go on a specially themed mini-tour taken from the following list:

  1. Gore, Gongs and Garderobes
  2. Siege Special
  3. Monkeys, Moats and Murder Holes
  4. Banquets and Bedrooms
  5. Flags, Fitzgeralds and Florence
  6. Parese, Putlogs and Pardons
  7. Wine, Walls, Windows and Wells
  8. Kings, Kildares and Keeps
  9. Archers, Arrow Loops and Artillery

Dates: 23rd/24th/27th/28th/29th/31st August 10am – 4.30pm

Family Friendly/Children's Activities

Drop-in art activities: for children aged 4 – 12 years. Enjoy colouring activities or design your own Castle.

Wizard Word Search: Ask at the reception desk for the special Heritage Week word-puzzle sheets

Heritage Week Quiz: Pick up a quiz sheet from the reception desk and explore the Castle to find the answers. The winner will receive a Family Heritage Card worth €55!


Dates: 23rd/24th/27th/28th/29th/31st August @ 11am and 2pm

Siege Tours: Special themed tours focusing on the 10-day siege of Maynooth Castle, Skeffington's bombardment of the Castle and the so-called 'Pardon of Maynooth'


Dates: 23rd/24th/27th/28th/29th/31st August @ 3.30pm

Children's Tours: Fun, lively tours for younger visitors. Hear about life in a Castle – not quite as glamorous as it seems!


Dates: Sunday 24th August and Sunday 31st August 10am – 4.30pm

Flag Day for Children: Learn about the Fitzgerald flag. Draw your own flag and display it in the Castle or you can even bring it home!


Note: All above events are FREE. For further information contact Maynooth Castle,  Wednesday to Sunday at 01 628 6744.




Maynooth Castle Summer Festival 2014



Start Date 30 Aug 2014
End Date 30 Aug 2014
Times 2pm

Please Click on link below for more information:

Maynooth Castle Summer Festival 2014




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