There is always something happening at Strokestown!
We are planning range of cultural and outdoor events for all ages and interests.

Memento Mori Paula Stokes

Memento Mori

Dates to be confirmed

1845: Memento Mori is an outdoor Famine Memorial dedicated to the Irish Potato Famine. An installation made of 1845 handblown glass potatoes that are piled into the form of a cairn. 

Famine Summer School

Landlords and Tenants – the Good, the Bad & the Ugly 

May 26th – May 30th 2021      

The annual Famine conference is an international, interdisciplinary event that brings together local, national and international Famine experts. Read more here.

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From €9.25
Summer School Strokestown Park House
Official National Famine Way Pack

National Famine Way

The National Famine Way is an immersive outdoor experience that marks the poignant ill-fated story of assisted emigration in Ireland during the Famine in 1847. Read more here.

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From €10.00


Our Gardens are open Wednesday-Sunday 10.30am – 4.00pm with tea/coffee takeaway  available. 

Strokestown Park House & The National Famine Museum & Café are  currently closed for redeveopment. In spring 2022 the new, state-of-the-art National Famine Museum and Visitor Centre will be launched.