We are delighted to announce that our annual Fota House Plant & Garden Fair will now take place over two days on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of July from 11.00am to 4.00pm each day. Originally fixed 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 We are delighted that Cork Poet, Thomas McCarthy shares with us an unpublished poem of his through a Continue reading →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.
There’s some digital Easter magic spreading its sparkle here at Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens from a very special bunny rabbit…Meet Harrumph Corky who needs some help from the children in our community to find his Easter Eggs! Follow the Continue reading →
On this day, April 5th, 1894, an advertisement for Belvelly Bricks was published in the Cork Constitution newspaper. The advertisement read: “A large quantity of these excellent bricks now in Yard. Pressed and moulded bricks in different shapes, either Continue reading →