Coolakay Agricultural Heritage Centre- Unveils a new extension, launched by Anna May McHugh MD National Ploughing association

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Coolakay Agricultural Heritage Centre was started in the late 80s by a sheep farmer, and collector/local historian Robert Roe on his working farm and award-winning Guesthouse located in Enniskerry, in the Wicklow Mountains, just beside the picturesque Powerscourt Waterfall and within 1km access to the world-famous Irish walking route The Wicklow Way.

Coolakay Agricultural Heritage Centre extension was opened officially yesterday by Anna May McHugh, Managing Director of the National Ploughing Association, together with Minister for State at Dept.of Agriculture Andrew Doyle,.

This Agricultural Heritage Centre is a true collection of Ireland’s farming heritage, both from a farm machinery perspective and a farming life perspective from the 1700’s right up to the present day.

Robert has continued to invest in and restore farm machinery and equipment since the Heritage Centre’s Inception in 1989.     Now 30 years in existence this year, Robert has rehoused his collection in extended premises which re-opened in May of this year, to coincide with the peak Irish visitor season.

Coolakay House & Agricultural Heritage Centre, Powerscourt Waterfall Road, Coolakay, Enniskerry, Co.Wicklow www.coolakayhouse.ie

Entry €6 –with reduced entry €4 for seniors/students

No children without accompanying adults

Groups of 8 and over will receive guided tour – booking essential on 01 2862423