Virtual Conference on Country House Gardens - 11 May

Free event organised by Maynooth University

The Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and Estates is pleased to announce the 19th annual Historic Houses Conference, which will be held online (via Zoom) at Maynooth University on 11 May 2021.

It will include papers on a number of houses and gardens, examining their history, survival, and changing fortunes, with papers on Emo Court, Annes Grove, Doneraile, Glin Castle, Brodsworth Hall, Vaux-le-Vicomte, Lambay Castle, Illnacullin, Johnstown Castle, Newbridge, and the Glebe Churchill; as well as presentations on glasshouses, plant collections, and the art of landscape design.

The day will conclude with an online forum on the subject of Gardens and Wellbeing in the Twenty-First Century. For more details see Conference at Maynooth University

Attendance is free but places are limited, for details on how to register please contact cshihe [at]

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