Book Dalkey Town Hall – a Unique Venue
In the early 1890s, Dalkey Town Hall was built onto Goat Castle to host community events. The castle became the Foyer to the new Town Hall.
In the 1860s, the upstairs room of the castle was used as a meeting room for the Dalkey Town Commissioners.
The building has hosted ‘dramatic’ events since the early 1900s. Eamon De Valera addressed a rally there in the 1930s. Hugh Leonard frequently referred to it in his memoir ‘Home Before Night’ and in his play ‘A Life’ the young Desmond delivers a speech in the Town Hall. It has been a dance hall, a theatre, a voting venue, a library, a sports arena and continues to be a valuable ‘living’ community space with dance classes and community plays.
Actor Nick Dunning and TD Mary Mitchell O’Connor launched the Ballroom Dancing Season!
Ballroom Dancing was just one of the many events held in Dalkey Town Hall. It was very popular with novices and regular dancers alike. The sessions included an hour’s lesson followed by dancing to the music of one man bands.
The venue has an original maple sprung floor, ideal for dance or movement. We are interested in hearing from a Ballroom Dancing teacher who wishes to hire the hall to run a series of dance classes for beginners and improvers in the evenings.
Zumba & Fitness Classes in Dalkey Town Hall – available to rent on Tuesday, Thursday & Friday evenings from September. It has a maple sprung floor, stage and ensuite toilet facilities. The venue is suitable 6.00pm – 10.00pm.
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