The rebellion, led by Wolfe Tone, buried locally in Bodenstown Cemetery, was a pivotal time in Irish history, and followed the American and French Revolutions whose successes inspired the Irish rebels into action.
There are many other heritage exhibits from important eras in Irelands past to enjoy in Lullymore – our New Stone Age Farmstead, Famine House, Hedge School, Fairy Bower and Theme Gardens are full of information which allow visitors to explore the richness of Irish folklore, culture and history.
New to the Park this year is our Peatlands Exhibition which brings visitors on a 10,000 year journey. From their formation, past uses including ritual bog bodies, bog butter, turf-cutting , industrialisation, their unique biodiversity and what the future holds for our Peatlands.
So dive in and explore Lullymore. By the end of your visit to the Park, we think you’ll understand the affection our local Poet, Matthew Farrell had for his birthplace: