The team of volunteers and staff here at Fota House and Gardens are thrilled to welcome you to the estate. Whether you’re a Cork local, a day visitor, or discovering us on staycation, Continue reading →
Recommencing from Wednesday 1st July we are delighted to welcome back friends & visitors to Fota House. During the Covid-19 closure we have taken the opportunity to carry out essential maintenance and decoration of the house so it would be Continue reading →
Today we’re joining the Poetry Day Ireland celebrations with some of Ireland’s beloved poets and writers as they share a favourite work. We are delighted that Cork Poet, Thomas McCarthy shares with us an unpublished poem of his through a Continue reading →
Fota History Nuggets – Stories From Cork, Ireland and Beyond
On this day, April 14th, 1894, Dorothy Elizabeth Smith Barry was born at 20, Hill Street, the family’s London home.