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Museum closed

The Irish Agricultural Museum and Johnstown Castle Gardens will be closed today Sun 18 March due to severe weather warning. We hope to reopen tomorrow as normal.

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Museum closed

The museum and castle gardens will be closed tomorrow  (Thurs) and Friday. We hope to reopen on Saturday if weather conditions permit.

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Johnstown closed tomorrow

Johnstown Castle will be closed all day tomorrow, Saturday 21 October, due to weather warning.

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Dinky Toy Launch

Last Thurs we officially launched our display of dinky toy models collected by the late Maurice Bryan. Peter Miller, Chairman (pictured right) gave thanks to the Bryan family for their generosity in donating the collection as well as contributing to … Continue reading

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Garden Festival Launch

We were delighted today to host the official launch of the inaugural ‘Wexford County Flower & Garden Festival’ which takes place in early July. The festival coincides with the 50th anniversary of Co Wexford Garden & Flower Club.

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Santa at the Castle

Please note ‘Santa at the Castle’ is now fully booked and we have a waiting list. We wish everyone a very merry Christmas and look forward to welcoming you all to the museum in 2017.

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Sad passing of volunteer Peter

We were very saddened to hear the recent death of Peter Nolan, one of weekly restoration volunteers. Peter was one of the first volunteers who joined us at the Irish agriculture Museum in early 2014, and was involved in many … Continue reading

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New Acquisition for Museum

The museum has just acquired a 1915 Aveling & Porter 10 ton steam roller which has been in the one family since new. According to Chairman Peter Miller it represents “one of the best ‘barn finds’ of the century” as the … Continue reading

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Accredited status for Museum

We are celebrating after being awarded accredited museum status. The Museum Standards Programme for Ireland, the first of its kind in the Republic, is administered by the Heritage Council and sets out to improve all aspects of Ireland’s museum practice. … Continue reading

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Museum on TV

The museum featured on RTE’s ‘Ear to the Ground’ programme last night. Chairman Peter Miller was on hand to show presenter Helen Carroll around the exhibitions with a focus on farming 100 years ago. Local historian Nicky Furlong also gave … Continue reading

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