Open Day St Johns Point Houses
Irish Landmark Trust
Clipper and Schooner, St John's Point Lightkeepers' Houses, Dunkineely, Co. Donegal
26 August, 10am - 4pm
A unique chance to see inside the largest private house in Ireland not normally open to the public. Discover the fascinating history of the Pakenham family since 1655 with Heritage Guide Bartle D'Arcy
Find out how the family exchanged the sword for the pen over the generations and the links with novelist Maria Edgeworth. Uncover the family secrets in this entertaining and amusing tour that will also involve the audience. Tour tickets include entry to the Castle Gardens on the day and the Castle Tearooms serve delicious light lunches and home bakes so make a day of it. Tours are on the hour from 1pm to 4pm on each day.