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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


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


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


Best of Luck to Cuala GAA Club – All-Ireland Final @ 15.45

The Dalkey GAA Club, Cuala, will defend their 2017 title in the All-Ireland Club Senior Hurling Final this weekend St Patrick’s Day,17th March. The throw-in is at 15.45 pm in Croke Park. Cuala play Na Piarsaigh of Limerick who were 2016 champions.  Hurling is an outdoor team game of ancient Gaelic origin and is the fastest […] Read More


Re-opening tomorrow – Monday 5th March

We will re-open tomorrow Monday 5th March at 10.00 am and look forward to welcoming Sandford National School to our National Schools Living History tour.  We will be open for tours all afternoon too.