Post lockdown MediEvil Hallowe'en Spook Walk dates in Granard now booking. Fáilte Ireland COVID Safety Charter approved. #longfordtourism

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Fáilte Ireland COVID-19 Safety Charter

We are happy to confirm that all employees at Knights & Conquests Heritage Centre have successfully completed Fáilte Ireland’s Infection Prevention Control for Tourism Businesses course. Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority in Ireland,...

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Back to Norman – On-line booking

All Knights take very good care of themselves, cleaning their armour and their weapons daily. At Knights & Conquests we will take good care of you. Still practising Social Distancing but now able to get out and about we have a new Staggered Entry System. Book and pay...

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‘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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December 9th – Yuletide Fair and Santa will be on site from 12 noon.

Culture Night /Late Night at the Museum

September 22nd at 9pm. French Twinning Reception with music by John Dungan CCÉ.

National Heritage Council Awards

We are nominated for a National Award 2023. Thanks to all who support our community enterprise.

Fire & Shadows – Hallowe’en Night 

Parade and Pageant 7pm-10pm. Longford Town.


Admission Fees:

Adults: €7.50

Concessions: €5.00

Interactive Norman Adventure tour tailored for student groups: €6.00