Coole Park Visitor Centre re-opens

Wednesday, 23 March, 2016
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Coole Park Visitor Centre is now open again after the winter floods.

Coole Park Entrance

Opening hours are 10am to 5pm daily.

Last entry to Visitor Centre is at 4.45pm.

Park gates close at 6pm.

Free entry to the 30 minute audio-visual presentation, ‘Lady Gregory of Coole’ a history of Coole Park and the self-guided multi-media walk-through exhibition, Coole Park through the eyes of ‘Me and Nu’ Granddaughters of Lady Gregory.

Lady Gregory

Lady Gregory © Galway TourismIsabelle Augusta Gregory is one of Ireland's best known literary figures. She was been born and raised in Galway. She is remembered and celebrated as one of our nation's cultural champions. As well as writing over 40 plays in her lifetime, she was one of the founders of the Abbey Theatre in 1904, along with William Butler Yeats.

A free guided walk looking at the Irish Literary Revival in connection with the Easter Rising and Lady Gregory’s changing attitude to the events of 1916 will take place on Easter Monday starting at 2.30pm from the Visitor Centre in Coole Park. The walk will last approximately an hour and a half.

No booking required.

Enquiries: telephone 091 631804; email coolepark@ahg.gov.ie