Following Government advice in relation to COVID-19, Fota House & Gardens will be closed until 29th March. The health and safety of our volunteers, visitors and staff are of paramount importance to the Irish Heritage Trust.
Tourism Day is an annual event that celebrates Irish tourism. This year, it will take place on Friday 17th April 2020. On Tourism Day over a hundred attractions and venues, of all shapes and sizes, in every part of the Continue reading →
The homecoming of the long-lost portrait of John ‘The Magnificent’ Smith Barry was celebrated in August 2018 at Fota House. The painting was jointly acquired by Fota House in collaboration with the Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC) when it Continue reading →
When it comes to design and designers, Cork has plenty to offer. In Fota itself, we have a Richard Morrison designed house. The neo-Gothic Cathedral in nearby Cobh was designed by Pugin and Ashlin. More modern, award-winning designs like the UCC Glucksman Gallery came from O’Donnell + Tuomey. But everyday in Fota House and Gardens, in the Frameyard and the Orchard, we see that Nature is the best designer of all.
The Gardener’s House at Fota is a significant part of the history of the property and had been lying derelict for a number of years. In 2017 we began to restore it thanks to generous support from the Department Continue reading →
In line with continuing COVID 19 related restrictions,
Fota House remains closed until further notice.
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