Nuacht & Imeachtaí

‘Yeats at Coole’ Guided Walk

Yeats at Coole Guided Walk 12th November @ 3PM

'YEATS AT COOLE' GUIDED WALK This month marks the centenary of W.B.Yeats being awarded the esteemed Nobel Prize for Literature. Yeats spent a lot of time at Coole as a guest of Lady Gregory and relished the peace and inspiration the estate provided. Come and celebrate some of his locally-inspired poetry with us on a guided walk this Sunday 12th November and discover more about his deep friendship with Lady Gregory. No booking required, just meet at the Visitor Centre...

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Halloween Events in the Park

Park Notice: Halloween Events list

PLEASE NOTE BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR SAT & SUN EVENTS. SAT 28 OCT: Spooky ‘Mock’’ Archaeological Dig with Burrenbeo & Elaine Lynch Sessions @ 9.30 – 11.30am & 1.30 - 3.30pm Click on the link below for more details and to book your place. SUN 29 OCT: Family Fun Wildlife Event with The Hogsprickle & Bat Rehabilitation Ireland 3 – 4.30pm in the Visitor Centre Join Bev Truss and Susan Kerwin, our local wildlife rehabilitators, for a fun Halloween...

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Park Notice

Park Notice: Visitor Centre Closure

Please note that the Visitor Centre in Coole Park will be closed to the general public on Saturday 30th September to host the Annual Autumn Gathering. If you wish to attend, please visit for more details.

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National Heritage Week Events – 12th – 20th August

Heritage Week 2023 Events Poster

What an amazing line-up we have for Heritage Week! ALL WEEK: 'ME & NU' STORY HUNT - Pick up your story trail map from the Visitor Centre, find the stories and collect your stickers. SUN 13th @ 11am: HERITAGE WALK - Join NPWS Guide Brigid on a historical tour of Coole Demesne and learn all about the Gregory family and all their esteemed guests. UPDATE: BAT WALK NOW FULLY BOOKED MON 14th @ 8pm : BAT TALK & WALK -...

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August Activities in Coole for Kids

Activities for Kids - August 2023

Looking for more entertainment for your kids for August? Check out our upcoming events: TUESDAY 1st & 8th @ 11am: WEEKLY WILDLINGS - young ecologist activities aimed at 7-12 year olds. THURSDAY 3rd & 10th @ 11am: NATURE ARTS & CRAFTS for 7-12 year olds. SATURDAY 5th @ 3pm: PUPPET SHOW - Your Man's Puppets performing some fabulous tales in our theatre in the Visitor Centre! Suitable for all the family. Max 5 tickets per booking. SUNDAY 6th @ 11am:...

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‘Your Man’s Puppets’ Show

Your man's puppet show - Saturday 5th August 2023

Look who's back! We're pleased to announce that Your Man's Puppets will be performing his puppetry magic in Coole Park Visitor Centre on Saturday 5th August at 3pm. Tommy has been creating and bringing his remarkable puppets to life for many years, performing to audiences across the world. Come and enjoy an afternoon of his unique and entertaining style of storytelling. This event is FREE, but booking is essential. Please contact 091 631 804 or email to reserve your...

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