‘Heartland’ – A Granard Love Story

Michael; thy words etch upon my heart, remembering a mornin' shared upon the Motte. Salute thee; great Rebel, Leader & Statesman... and to Kitty; you - her love, fair, right & honourable man. And oh how you just longed to be here, to climb the grassy bank and view the...

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Welcome to Ireland’s Newest Norman Heritage Centre

Welcome to Ireland’s Newest Norman Heritage Centre

Awakening the Giant: There is a reason Ireland's newest Norman heritage centre is in Granard in Co. Longford. A Norman knight called Richard De Tuite built a Motte (pronounced ‘moat’ locally) in Granard in 1199. It is reputedly Ireland's highest Norman motte. For...

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Spring- Summer 2020 Opening Hours

Currently Closed due to Covid 19 Pandemic 

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 9.00 – 17.00

Wednesday: 9.00 – 17.00

Thursday: 9.00 – 17.00

Friday: 9.00 – 17.00

Saturday: 10.00 – 16.00

Sunday: 10.00 – 16.00

Pre-booked appointments for groups available

Admission Fees:

Adults: €6.00

Children: €4.00

Students/ OAPs: €4.00

Discounts apply for groups of 10+