Heritage Events

The MacMurrough Inquiry

Sat 12th October - Sun 13th October
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An Inquiry into the extent to which Diarmuid MacMurrough, King of Leinster, was responsible for the Norman ‘invasion’.   Leading barristers, historians and academics are collaborating with local people on this exciting project which will explore the fascinating tale of power and intrigue in medieval Ireland.  Informed by Brehon Law, the Inquiry will be held in […]

Two-day Mounted Combat with Horsemen of Eire

Sat 31st August - Sun 1st September
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Weekend training in medieval riding and fighting techniques, laying the foundations for mounted combat. Participants will learn about jousting, sword-fighting and horsemanship, and will have the chance to handle replica weapons and wear medieval armour. Participants will have the chance of earning the “Level 1 Mounted Combat” certificate from the Horseman of Eire school; the […]

Two-day Mounted Combat with Horsemen of Eire

Sat 6th July - Sun 7th July
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Weekend training in medieval riding and fighting techniques, laying the foundations for mounted combat. Participants will learn about jousting, sword-fighting and horsemanship, and will have the chance to handle replica weapons and wear medieval armor. Participants will have the chance of earning the “Level 1 Mounted Combat” certificate from the Horseman of Eire school; the […]

Hike to the Hook

Sat 4th May - Sat 4th May
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This years event is expected to have 500 people supporting the event with funds raised going to the RNLI , Tintern Trails and Hook Rural Tourism. The majority of People will complete the full 20km walk from the picturesque Tintern Abbey to the world famous Hook Lighthouse. The first leg of the walk will go […]

Viking Warrior Bootcamp with Horsemen of Eire

Sun 30th June - Sun 30th June
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An intensive action-packed day of training in the skills of Viking warriors, including shield walls, wrestling, Viking chess and swordsmanship, finishing off with authentic Viking feast games testing participants strength, coordination, agility and stamina. Achievement: Participants will have the chance of earning a certificate of achievement making them eligible to join in future Viking themed […]

Bushcraft Skills with Heath Dawson

Thu 17th January - Sun 21st July
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All the family can experience mastering the wild world of bushcraft with Heath Dawson. Learn great skills like animal tracking, knots, hitches and shelters. A great bonding experience for all. Over 14 years only. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. This course will be running from 10am to 4pm. […]

Small Game Butchering and Cooking with Neil Motherway

Sat 13th July - Sun 8th September
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Ethical hunter Neil will teach you how to skin, butcher, and cook wild rabbit and fish. This course will be running from 10 am to 1pm. €50 per participant Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 0539120733 or check out our website.   Dates as follows: 13th July 2019 28th July 2019 10th August 2019 […]

Foraging with Lucy O’Hagan

Sat 27th July - Sat 27th July
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Explore how our ancestors used the plants and trees of this land for food, medicine and craft. Explore the plants and what they offer us seasonally. This course will be running from 10am to 4pm. €70 per participant. Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 0539120733 or check out our website.  

Foraging with Lucy O’Hagan

Sun 15th September - Sun 15th September
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Explore how our ancestors used the plants and trees of this land for food, medicine and craft. Explore the plants and what they offer us seasonally. This course will be running from 10am to 4pm. €70 per participant. Pre-booking essential. To book, contact us on 0539120733 or check out our website.

Bushcraft Skills with Heath Dawson

Sun 8th September - Sun 8th September
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All the family can experience mastering the wild world of bushcraft with Heath Dawson. Learn great skills like animal tracking, knots, hitches and shelters. A great bonding experience for all. Over 14 years only. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. This course will be running from 10am to 4pm. […]

The Knightly Art of the Sword with Goat’s Head Historical Fencing

Sun 23rd June - Sun 23rd June
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These classes will cover the basis for combat with the Longsword as documented in the German tradition dating from the 14th century to the 16th century. Learn how to use a longsword defensively and offensively, using techniques originally devised by and taught to knights and nobles throughout the medieval period in Europe. These classes will […]

Two-day Mounted Combat with Horsemen of Eire

Sat 8th June - Sun 9th June
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Weekend training in medieval riding and fighting techniques, laying the foundations for mounted combat. Participants will learn about jousting, sword-fighting and horsemanship, and will have the chance to handle replica weapons and wear medieval armor. Participants will have the chance of earning the “Level 1 Mounted Combat” certificate from the Horseman of Eire school; the […]