The Ros Tapestries depict events around the Anglo Norman arrival in the South East of Ireland, especially the founding of the town of New Ross by the famous Norman knight, William Marshal and his wife Isabel de Clare, daughter of Strongbow, Richard deClare, Earl of Pembroke and Aoife the Irish Princess, daughter of Diarmuid McMurrough, King of Leinster.
The Public are invited to come to the tapestry for a free tour of the 15 panels telling the Norman History of the area. They will also be invited up to the stitchers room to view the two panels currently on the looms. “Unity” Threads of Friendship between Europe and Ireland and “Coming Home” Threads of Friendship between the USA and Ireland which tells the story of the Irish Diaspora and links us to the Emigrant Trail.
Time: 5pm - 7pm
Genres: Arts and Crafts / Heritage / Tour
Features: Family friendly
Address: The Quay, New Ross County Wexford, Ireland
Phone: +353 (0)51 445396
No Booking Required