In line with public health advice, Kylemore Abbey is currently closed.

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Readings and Performances from Culture Night in Kylemore Abbey

After a packed day and evening of Culture Night festivities, we are delighted to share the readings and performances that made Kylemore’s first Culture Night programme such a success. The music, readings and prayer were beautiful and we are delighted to share the performances with you from beginning to end as the day occured. Enjoy! […]

Culture Night in Kylemore Abbey

Culture Night in Kylemore Abbey Kylemore Abbey is delighted to be hosting events for this year’s Culture Night on Friday the 18th of September. For the first time in its 15 year history, Kylemore will celebrate Culture Night with a programme of varied but distinctly Kylemore Cultural offerings to share with an online audience. Starting […]

Breathtaking image of Kylemore Abbey in Ireland’s first Wiki Loves Ireland Top10

Kylemore Abbey features in the top 10 of this year’s  Irish round of the world’s biggest photography competition dedicated to natural heritage., Wiki Loves Earth. The breathtaking image entitled Kylemore Abbey Reflections by Diego Lopez has now been entered into the international competition! Wiki Loves Earth (WLE) is an annual international photographic competition held throughout […]

Garden Blog August 2020

I would like to start the August diary of the Victorian Walled Garden here in Kylemore Abbey with writing about our Subtropical Border which is situated just below the restored Head Gardeners House. This Border was established about 18 years ago, mainly with seedlings of all types of mainly subtropical and textured plants. The seeds […]

Garden Blog July 2020

Welcome back to our mid-summer Garden Blog of the Victorian Walled Garden here in Kylemore Abbey. July is nearly over and we are in full swing of typical high-season garden work like planting, maintaining and harvesting of Vegetables and managing the Formal Flower Garden including the Herb Garden, the Rockery, the Cut flowers or the […]

Other Voices Courage 2020 TONIGHT

We are delighted to announce that the spectacular performances of Cormac Begley and Stephanie Keane in Kylemore Abbey’s neo-Gothic Church will feature on tonight’s episode of Other Voices Courage at 10:30pm on RTE2. Known for his lively arrangements of traditional tunes on concertina’s from across the scales, Cormac was joined in the neo-Gothic Church by […]

Kylemore Abbey to host worldwide showcase of top traditional Irish artists. Free online concert from the neo-Gothic Church

Other Voices “Courage” Live from the Gothic Church- Cormac Begley to be joined Laoise Kelly, Anna Mieke, and traditional dancer Stephanie Keane.   Thursday 16 July 2020, 8pm GMT  -online   We are delighted to host the Other Voices team and their new project ‘Courage’, which delivers uplifting, inspiring performances from brilliant artists to the public […]

Ready to Reopen

What you can expect from a day out in Kylemore Abbey this Summer The day is almost upon us, when we can once again open the gates at Kylemore and welcome back visitors and friends to the 1,000-acre estate. There has been changes to every part of everyone’s lives, Kylemore is no different. But we […]

June 2020 Garden Blog

June in the Victorian Walled Garden here in Kylemore Abbey is always a very busy time for us gardeners. All summer bedding and vegetable seedlings are planted out and growing strong, especially during these very humid conditions we experience at the moment.  The same counts for the weeds of cause. Constant hoeing in between the […]

Kylemore Abbey Reopening July 3rd

The Kylemore estate will reopen on July 3rd in line with the Government Reopening Roadmap.  On July 3rd Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden will re-open to visitors with some minimally restrictive access to buildings. The Abbey, Victorian Walled Garden and neo-Gothic Church will be open. Garden buildings and food and retail outlets will be […]