Culture Night 2015 @ Manresa House
As part of Culture Night 2015, Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality will host a lecture about the history of the house and it’s grounds - “The many lives of Baymount Castle: the history of a Dollymount house”
This event will take place on Friday September 18th at 7:30PM. however limited access to the house will be allowed to early visitors from 5PM.
Manresa is a building which in 250 years of occupency, has been known variously as Granby Hill, Baymount Castle and Manresa House will be the subject of a lecture, “The Many lives of Baymount Castle: The History of a Dollymount House”, buy local historian Bernadine Ruddy at 7:30 PM.
The castle has been home to a diverse group of residents, at different times housing a Church of Ireland Bishop, a Catholic Girls’ School and a boys’ boarding school. It’s current residents - a Jesuit Community - are the longest continuous occupants of this interesting property since it was leased by George Vernon in 1763.