The Country House and the Great War

The Country House and the Great War

20 August, 10am - 1pm
20 August, 2pm - 4:30pm
22 August, 10am - 1pm
22 August, 2pm - 4:30pm
23 August, 10am - 1pm
23 August, 2pm - 4:30pm

Booking Required
  • Maynooth University
  • Russell Library, Maynooth University
  • Co. Kildare

The Country House and the Great War Exhibition will explore the impact of the First World War on the Irish Country House, the surrounding estate and its inhabitants.

The Country House and the Great War Exhibition, curated by the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and Estates,Maynooth University, and the OPW-Maynooth University Archive & Research Centre. This exhibition, to mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice, presents a perspective of the Great War from inside the Irish Country House. This exhibition will utilise material from more than ten aristocratic families and display material from the estate archives of Ballindoolin House and Airfield.

Admission & Booking

  • Admission Free
    • to book contact library.bookings@mu.ie

Access & Parking

  • Not suitable for Children under 12
  • Car Parking Available