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

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.  

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

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

Medieval Christmas at Dalkey

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

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.

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

Castle Christmas Tours with Santa in Dalkey Castle

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

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. 

Prof. Margaret Kelleher to open ECHOES Event

Professor Margaret Kelleher will open the full day event ECHOES Maeve Binchy and Irish Writers at Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre on Saturday 30th September from 9.30-5.30pm. www.echoes.ie   In her Irish Times article of 22nd September she says: “The enduring appeal of Binchy’s fiction is personal to her readers but also, as the years go […] Read More