Lismore Castle Arts, a not-for-profit initiative, was founded in 2005 and is committed to the presentation and promotion of contemporary visual art in Ireland. It hosts exhibitions of international significance alongside a series of smaller exhibitions, projects and events as well as a comprehensive education programme.

Since opening the gallery has played host to the works of many leading international artists including Matthew Barney, Gerard Byrne, Dorothy Cross, Josephsohn, Richard Long, Eva Rothschild, Danh Vo, Ai Weiwei and TJ Wilcox.

In 2011 a second project space, St Carthage Hall, located in the town of Lismore opened. This gallery, in a former church, has presented a varied programme of exhibitions including works by Camille Henrot, Martin Healey, Roman Signer, Superflex and Corban Walker

Lismore Castle Arts is situated in the historic gardens of Lismore Castle, which include permanent works by Roger Hiorns, Eilís O'Connell and Franz West.


Contact info

Lismore Castle Arts,
Co. Waterford,

Contact Details:
Telephone: +353 (0)58 54061
Fax: +353 (0)58 54896
E-mail: info@lismorecastlearts.ie

Curator - Exhibitions and Special Projects: Paul McAree
Administration Manager: Mary McGrath

Opening times 2019 (main gallery & gardens):
15 March - 13 October
Opening Times: Monday- Sunday 10.30am -5.30pm (last entry 4.30pm).

Admission Prices
Adult: €8.00 Concessions (OAP, Children, Students): €6.50 Family Ticket (2 adults & 3 children): €20.00 Friends - Annual Ticket: €35.00 Friends - Family Ticket: €60.00 (includes entry into gardens & gallery)

Lismore Castle is a private home and is not open to visitors.
Free parking is available locally.

Lismore Castle Arts: St Carthage Hall
Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 12-5 pm (during exhibitions)

Admission to St Carthage Hall is free. St Carthage Hall is located on Chapel Street, Lismore town centre, behind the Heritage Centre.

Lismore Castle Arts, Co. Waterford, Ireland. T: +353 (0)58 54061 info@lismorecastlearts.ie www.lismorecastlearts.ie


Current Vacancies

Visitor Services Supervisor

Lismore Castle Arts is seeking a Visitor Services Supervisor. The Visitor Services supervisor will, under the management and guidance of the Lismore Castle Arts management team, oversee, supervise and develop all aspects of the Visitor Services function at Lismore Castle Arts. Responsibilities include the daily operation of the onsite Refreshment and Retail facility. A highly motivated and organised individual with exceptional Customer Service experience where the emphasis is on ensuring a positive visitor experience.
Salary: €22,000.00 per annum pro rata.

To apply, please email a covering letter and CV to – info@lismorecastlearts.ie
Application deadline: 1st February 2019, 1pm
Interviews: Tuesday 5th February
Full Job Description available HERE


Visitor Services Assistant

Lismore Castle Arts is seeking a Visitor Service Assistant for 2019. Suitable candidates will be responsible for managing garden and gallery admissions, gallery invigilation, cafe sales, guiding tour groups and gallery administration. The role is temporary part-time with the contract running from March 13th to mid October 2019. This is a part time position with varying hours across the week and requires weekend availability and occasional evening hours. Successful candidates will have related experience, a good knowledge of contemporary art and excellent administration and customer service skills. Please note that all interested candidates should have access to their own transport.
Salary: €10.15 per hour.

To apply, please email a covering letter and CV to – info@lismorecastlearts.ie
Application deadline: 1st February 2019, 1pm
Interviews: 8th February 2019
Full Job Description available HERE

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