Lissadell House is situated on the scenic shores of Sligo Bay, it is a grand historical mansion that exudes timeless elegance and charm. This exquisite estate, set against the backdrop of the majestic Benbulben Mountain, offers visitors a glimpse into Ireland’s rich cultural and literary heritage.
Lissadell House is renowned as the childhood residence of Constance Markievicz, along with her sister Eva Gore-Booth and brother Josslyn Gore-Booth. Constance played a significant role in the 1916 Rising, becoming a prominent leader. She achieved another milestone by becoming the first woman elected to Dáil Eireann. During her tenure, she served as the Minister for Labour, marking a historic moment as the inaugural female minister in a modern Western European democracy.
Tickets for tours of Lissadell House, Exhibitions and Grounds are available at the Reception Desk in the Visitor Reception Centre in Lissadell, Find out more details and prices here.
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