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
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
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
GOOD MORNING , WHAT A WONDERFUL SPRING MORNING IT IS AT JERPOINT PARK. THE SNOW DROPS ARE WELL OVERGROUND AT THIS STAGE, AND WILL BE FLOWERING IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS. THE BIRDS ARE SINGING SWEETLY ABOVE MY KENNEL. NEW SHEEP HAVE ARRIVED TOO ….. IF ONLY I WAS AS SKILLED LIKE CAP THE SHEEPDOG … Read More
2012 has arrived and looking forward to welcoming you to Jerpoint Park this year. Love Percy.
WISHING ALL OUR CUSTOMERS & FRIENDS A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS, AND A HAPPY AND PEACEFUL NEW YEAR FROM JOE & MAEVE.
Joe and I opened the gates of Jerpoint Park to the public in April 2011. It is wonderful to let the public see this hidden gem of Medieval Heritage at Jerpoint Park be seen properly for the first time. The response has been amazing and there is alot of interest in heritage and culture from both national and international visitors. After a quite … Read More
Have a look at the You Tube video of “Cap” our sheep dog working the Geese at Jerpoint Park. Go to Activities and then scroll to Sheep Dog Demonstration….. well worth a visit.
T’was the night before Christmas, and all throught the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In the hope that St. Nicholas soon would be there. The childrenwere nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads. And mamma in her kerchief, and … Read More
I was staying with Louise and Risteard on Thursday 19th February, 2010. I had addressed Davy Charity Fund dinner on the previous day which was my brother Johnny’s birthday and I happened to see a copy of his book Firedrake in my room. I was heading for Waterford to give a seminar at Grace-Dieu for Finola Cunnane. Risteard said I … Read More