The Pearse Museum and Nature Room will remain closed until further notice.
The Pearse Museum and St Enda’s Park was where Patrick Pearse lived and ran his innovative Irish-speaking school, Scoil Éanna, between 1910-16.
‘The Hermitage’ was originally built by Edward Hudson, State Dentist, who signed a lease on the lands in 1786. Over a century later, Patrick Pearse discovered the house while on a historical pilgrimage of sites associated with Robert Emmet. Set in nearly fifty acres of beautiful parkland, the museum tells the story of Patrick Pearse and his brother William, both of whom were executed for their part in the 1916 Rising.
Pearse Museum and St Enda’s Park are operated and managed by the Office of Public Works.
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All you budding photographers, here's your chance to send in a winning image taken in St. Enda's Park, over the period 14th February to 17th March 2021. The subject of the image should be based in nature: trees, plants, flowers and wildlife. Prizes will be awarded...
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