Meet the Team at Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre

Margaret Dunne, Manager

Margaret Dunne and Minister Jimmy DeenihanMargaret has been Manager at Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre since May 2001. Minister Jimmy Deenihan launched the new interpretation systems in May 2013.

A graduate of both UCD and TCD, she is dedicated to presenting and promoting the history and heritage (including the literary heritage) of the area in a user-friendly fashion. Margaret devised and directed the process by which Living History in the form of costumed actors was introduced to Dalkey Castle.

Margaret manages all aspects of the day to day running of Dalkey Centre & Heritage Centre.

The Team

Patricia Browne – Reception Supervisor
Elizabeth Crossen –Training Supervisor
Tony Greene – Reception Supervisor
Maeve Kingston – Administrator
Daniel O’Brien -Caretaker

A dedicated team of Tour Guides and volunteers ensure the successful running of the Living History Tours and Guided Walks and any other events at Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre.

Community Employment, TUS and Job Bridge provide personnel who are trained professionally in-house as tour guides.

Deilg Inis Living History Theatre Company is engaged annually at Dalkey Castle to provide a live theatre performance as part of the guided tour. The company is directed and led by the Manager, Mr Shay Linehan.