Dromana House and Gardens

Art, architecture, gardens and the intrepid traveller: a passage to India.

Next History Day

At Dromana Sunday Sept. 3rd 2017

10 a.m.- 4 pm

Guest Speakers:


Kathleen James-Chakraborty:

   The gate-way at Dromana

Mary Ann Prior:

The Gardens of the Great Moghuls: The VilliersStuart connection.

Peter Murray:  

   Changes in British racial attitudes in India in the early nineteenth century: James Achilles Fitzpatrick and his wife Khair un-Nessa Begum, the East India Company, and the paintings of Thomas Hickey and George Chinnery.

Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel:

    The Maharajah of Gwailor and the Church of the Ascension in Timoleague, Co Cork.




 Morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea incl. €70pp or €125 for 2

Booking Essential. Email: info@dromanahouse.com

 For further details and booking


Welcome to Dromana House & Gardens

Dromana House is a true gem, perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking the strikingly beautiful, unspoilt river Blackwater. It is surrounded by a 600 acre privately owned estate with numerous woodland and garden walks. Several interesting historic follies are also to be seen throughout the grounds including an ancient outer fortification, boathouse and slipway down to the river. This period property has been lovingly maintained by its owners whose family have lived on this location since 1200, the present owner being the 21st generation. Dromana House offers a choice of self catering apartments with the perfect combination of old world charm and modern comfort, which are available for holiday or longer term letting. Located near the historic town of Lismore County Waterford, Dromana is less than 25 km from the sandy beaches of the South East coast of Ireland, from Tramore to – Ardmore, incorporating the renowned scenic drive along the Copper coast. For the garden enthusiast Dromana is a member of the Waterford garden trail which is one of seven historical gardens all within a 10 km radius. Other activities such as river cruising, canoeing or salmon/trout fishing are available directly from the house.Golfing, cycling, horse riding, deep sea fishing and numerous water sports are all within easy reach. The area offers an abundant choice of award winning fine dining.