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Dalkey Bloomsday Festival – A Joycean Evening

Dalkey Bloomsday Festival – A Joycean Evening

Begin your Joycean celebrations on the eve of Bloomsday in Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre on June 15th at 20.00 hours. A team of actors will perform enlightening extracts from ‘Ulysses’, ‘Dubliners,’ A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’ and more. Tenor Simon Morgan and Soprano Donna Malone will be accompanied by Josh […] Read More

Dalkey Bloomsday Festival – Dalkey Schoolroom Scene

The Nestor Episode from ‘Ulysses’ will be brought to life before your eyes in a memorable dramatisation featuring Mr Deasy, (Headmaster) and Stephen Dedalus (James Joyce). There are surprising Dalkey connections with Joyce which will be uncovered in the guided Joycean Walk, led by an expert Joycean Guide immediately afterwards. Admission €12.50.  June 16th. Must be pre-booked. BOOK […] Read More

Meet the Archer at Dalkey Castle

Meet the Archer at Dalkey Castle. If you’re looking for somewhere novel to take the family then why not visit Dalkey Castle and try your strength on the Archer’s longbow? He’s part of the Living History tours running all week (except Tuesdays) at Dalkey Castle. Fun for all the family. Family Fun Living History Tours – […] Read More

RTE’s Nationwide visits Dalkey Castle

  Click here to see the programme – http://www.rte.ie/tv/programmes/nationwide.html    The Nationwide team visited Dalkey to hear how it grew from an ancient centre for trade and the location for a Viking slave colony. They called in to Dalkey Castle to experience the Living History Tour. Broadcast on Wednesday 11th October. www.rte.ie/news/player/nationwide/2017/1011/#page=5

Living History Programme for National Schools

The highly successful Living History Programme for national schools is running again this year in association with DLR Heritage Office. It commenced on Wednesday 23rd January and runs until Friday 27th April. The programme has been designed to suit fourth, fifth and sixth classes. Extra dates have been added now until end of April. The […] Read More

CIE Award of Excellence 2017 for Dalkey Castle

Margaret Dunne, Manager, Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre and Guides Catherine Murphy and Tony O’Reilly at the presentation of CIE Awards of Excellence 2017 last evening at the National Gallery. The awards are given to Centres who achieve 90% or more from visitor feedback and are assessed by an outside agency! Come and experience the […] Read More

Happy Easter from Dalkey Castle

Dalkey Castle will be open on Good Friday and throughout the Easter weekend to welcome visitors. Experience life in Tudor times at the Living History tour! The actors bring history to life in a fun and entertaining way, every day (except Tuesdays). Characters include the Archer who, with his longbow and sharp arrows, defends the […] Read More

Deirdre & John want to make it a double!

Deirdre O’Kane and John Nolan want to show the Glitter Ball trophy to the Tommy Moore cup won by Back to Back Champions Cuala to make the double. When phone lines open please text Deirdre to 53125. Happy Birthday Deirdre!

Deirdre & John are backing Cuala

Deirdre and John @dwtsirl are backing Cuala @cualaclg In the All Ireland Club SHC Final Replay 2018 Today Saturday 5:30pm,  O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. Rehearsing at Dalkey Castle for the Grand Final of Dancing with the Stars. RTE One Sunday 6.30pm. Text Deirdre to 53125. Photo by John Fahy.

The Show must go on at Dalkey Castle

If you are looking for somewhere to go this afternoon with the family then the Living History tour at Dalkey Castle is the place for you.  Travel on the DART from the city centre and only a short walk from the station.  The Archer is there to welcome you and show his skills with the […] Read More