Spring is here ….

Spring has sprung Lambing has started.  There are  5  cute little  fluffy additions at Jerpoint Park ~ twins and singles. The weather is fantastic at present at Jerpoint Park  dry &  crisp. Jerpoint Park is featured on The Heritage Council of Irelands video  http://www.kilkennytourism.ie/heritage Have a look at another video of Kilkenny – Things to do in Kilkenny with  history, food, culture all thrown in. http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=dBW0h69-USc&feature=endscreen CIE Tours International … Read More

Amazing Heritage ….

What an amazing story last week,  where it was confirmed that the skelton remains found underneath a car park in Leicester was of King Richard 111 . What amazing Heritage ….. With the  remarkable history at Jerpoint Park where  records documented  from 1279  … wouldn’t it be amazing if an archaeological dig was granted and  unearthed a find like Richard 111.  Now … Read More

Vagabond Travel Magazine featured Jerpoint Park by Brendan Harding

  Jerpoint Park was delighted to be featured in Vagabond Travel Magazine in 2012.  The feature was written by the well known travel writer and blogger Brendan Harding.  It was great for future customers of Jerpoint Park  to read about such an amazing heritage and culture tourist attraction in Kilkenny, and mark it for ” Things To Do in Kilkenny”  when visiting Ireland in the … Read More

I’m Back ……

Greetings to you all from Jerpoint Park.  Apologies for not blogging for quite some time, but I was otherwise disposed (Maeve got me to say that !!!! ) I am Percy, the official blogger at Jerpoint Park, with years of unofficial guide touring with Joe. I am turning 6 yrs old in dog years and 42 yrs in human years, so … Read More

Diary for the 25TH of APRIL 2012

I’m back folks I’m back ! I was on sabbatical, please don’t snigger – we canines need our “me” time too. I missed  you all but I’m back ….  nose to the ground. Weather is miserable, but only temporary and a visit to Jerpoint Park is awaiting you as  two male donkeys arrived on Monday and they need naming … , so if you have … Read More

DIARY 11th February 2012

SNOWDROPS  are in abundance in our garden at JERPOINT PARK, one of  my favourite flowers. Second favourite “Primroses” and finally “Blubells”, in fact I  just adore spring as lambs, foals and calves are born.  The birds are making their presence known, with one little wren gathering moss outside the kitchen window, the” Starlings” are in full song, while the” Herons” are busy … Read More

DIARY ….. 19th JANUARY 2012

Roald Dahl’s  best selling book  “Fantastic Mr. Fox”  is a wonderful read, but  JERPOINT  PARK  has  it’s own clever Mr. Fox, as the goose numbers have dropped from 32  to 12.  A  “Raven”  took  part in the action first when the goslings were  3 – 4 weeks old ( I at one stage even got the blame……. imagine me), but when I was in my kennel … Read More

Conservation & stabilisation of the Tower

 A grant was awarded to aid the proposed stabilisation and conservation of the Tower work under the “Conservation Plan Led Projects”  for  JERPOINT  PARK  by the Heritage Council of Ireland 2011. Work commenced in September 2011 and was completed in October 2011. The proposed works consisted of: Investigiation, survey and recording the Tower prior to and during works. Pointing loose stones in situ … Read More

Friday 13th

Good morning all ……. this is a short story about  Friday 13th The Poor Fellow – Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon , commonly known as Knights Templar, the order of the Temple or simply as Templars were among the most famous of the Western Christian military orders.  The organization existed for nearly two centuries during the Middle ages … Read More