Irelands Ancient East

Promoting Edgeworthstown's Heritage and History

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Join us for a tour around one of Ireland's hidden treasures. Follow in the footsteps of Maria Edgeworth, Oscar Wilde, Walter Scott, Oliver Goldsmith and others. Learn more here

Booking is essential. Cost is €5 per head for a group of 20 or more. Other rates available on request. Tours take between 90 and 120 minutes. Dress for the weather. Wheelchairs can be accommodated at most stops on the tour. 

You can get in touch with us via the form on the Contact page

Or by email edgeworthsociety@eircom.net

Or by phone 00353-436671801 (9 am to 5pm GMT  Mon to Fri. only)

Visit the rest of our site to learn more of this town's incredible history.

Members

Become a member of the Edgeworth Society - click on the button above to be taken to the registration page. Membership costs just €10 per year

Incredible memorable visit, cannot wait to return next year with another group...
– Susannah Fullerton
ASA Cultural Tours, Australia
 

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Thank you for visiting the Edgeworthstown website. Here you will find useful information on Edgeworthstown and it's rich heritage, drawn from it's association with the famous Edgeworth family, Oliver Goldsmith, Oscar Wilde and many more historical figures.  You can learn more about our literary past and what we can offer the visitor to our town. You can find out how to get here and you can find links to other attractions, a short journey away, that are worth a visit.With our guided walks we offer the visitor an opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Maria Edgeworth and her family, Oliver Goldsmith, Sir Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Oscar Wilde. You can visit the Walled Garden at Edgeworthstown House, the Rectory (birthplace of the Abbé Edgeworth) and St. John's Church and graveyard where Isola Wilde is buried.

We hope you enjoy your visit to our site.

You can get in touch with us via the form on the Contact page

Or by email edgeworthsociety@eircom.net

Or by phone 00353-436671801 (9 am to 5pm GMT only)