The Irish Heritage Trust has a lively and dynamic group of paid staff and volunteers. Did you know that some of our staff started off as volunteers?

There is always an opportunity to get involved at any of our properties through volunteering.

Find out more.


We are hiring! We currently have an exciting opportunity for a General Manager at Fota House, Arboretum and Gardens, Cork.

Click here for the job description and to apply. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31st July.

The General Manager will be responsible and accountable for the efficient and effective operation and development of Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens. This role requires a self-starter who is commercially focussed and has a proven track record in growing and developing an operation in a dynamic and challenging environment.

Board of Trustees

The Trust is always looking for new volunteer Board Members to help deliver the strategic objectives of the organisation. The skills required vary depending on the composition of the board at the time and this is reviewed annually by the Board. The general process of appointment is set out in the attached document.