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Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre

21st Century Technology Meets 15th Century Living History


Enjoy the contrast between 15th century living history with the costumed actors and the interactives of 21st century technology.

Let your imagination flow and you will travel back in time and be enthralled by the extraordinary work of the Archer, the Cook and the travelling Barber-Surgeon.

You can climb to the battlements for panoramic views of sea and mountains.
Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the early Christian Church and Graveyard, dedicated to Saint Begnet.

Browse the interactive time line from early Christian through Viking, Medieval, Victorian and modern times in Dalkey (available in 12 languages).

Writers' Gallery: Explore the area's literary and creative connections in the Writers' Gallery from Bono to Joyce and more.

Great Family Fun Day Out!

Open: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10.00 - 17.30, Saturday & Sunday 11.00 -17.30
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Civil Ceremony Weddings

Dalkey Town Hall is now available for the solemnisation of civil wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships to those who are looking for somewhere unique that conveys an ambience of history, charm, dignity and vintage style elegance that is not found elsewhere. Both The HSE and the Humanist Society are licensed to perform the ceremonies.

Tel: 01 2858366 or email

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre, Castle Street, Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland.
Phone : + 353 (0)1 2858366 Fax: +353 (0)1 2843141 E-mail: