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Living History Programme for National Schools

The highly successful Living History Programme for national schools will begin again this year in association with DLR Heritage Office. It commences on Wednesday 23rd January and runs until Friday 23rd March. The programme has been designed to suit fourth, fifth and sixth classes. The Living History presentation involves actors from Deilg Inis Theatre Company, […] Read More

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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

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Video Highlights of ECHOES – Maeve Binchy & Irish Writers 2017

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre is very proud to present this video of an unforgettable day which brought together writers, historians, journalists, theatre directors and academics with an audience from all over the globe celebrating Maeve Binchy’s  lasting legacy. Click on the link below to see and hear what speakers and visitors had to say […] Read More

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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.

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Halloween Tours at Dalkey Castle

We dare you to come and be spooked at the award-winning Dalkey Castle this Halloween. We have lots of fun spooky things for young people to do. You can…. Pick your steps around a haunted graveyard and meet a real ghost, the ancient protector of Dalkey Castle.  Make your own Viking coins to go into the […] Read More

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Have a Merry Medieval Christmas

Have a Merry Medieval Christmas at Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre Wednesday November 29th – Friday December 22nd Step in to ‘Christmases Past’ in the company of the Medieval Lords and Ladies of Dalkey Castle. They will fascinate you with the secrets of Christmas: the origins of ‘ the Christmas Box’, ‘the Piggy Bank’, ‘Carol […] Read More

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Happy Christmas from Dalkey Castle

Thank you for your support during 2017. We truly appreciate it. We wish all our patrons, friends and visitors a very happy, peaceful Christmas and good health and good fortune in 2018. We are closed from Friday 22nd December at 5.00pm and re-open on Monday 8th January 2018 at 10.00am.

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Castle Christmas Tours with Santa

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre – Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th December. From 11.00am. Children’s Tickets €8.50 (include Goody Bag for small children) and Adult Tickets €8.50. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Great Fun Family Day Out! No Queueing!   Booking: online here www.dalkeycastle.com/booktickets   Credit Card by Tel 01 285 8366.  (Closed on Tuesdays).  At Reception every day except Tuesday. […] Read More

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Christmas Tours with Santa

Great Fun Family Day Out! No Queueing! These unique Christmas Castle tours with Santa are specially devised for the children who are expecting Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. Jingle will sing Christmas riddles while she is preparing the food for Santa and the reindeers. Twinkle, the Christmas Elf, helps when Santa’s suit gets shrunk by […] Read More

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Closed Monday – 16th October

Due to the severe weather warnings issued for the entire country, we have decided to remain closed to visitors for safety reasons. We will re-open on Wednesday as usual (closed Tuesdays) when Ophelia has moved on.