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Celebrating Jennifer Johnston – Dalkey Creates Festival

Jennifer Johnston

Celebrating Jennifer Johnston – Dalkey Creates Festival

Book Here now.  Friday 14th October at 7.30pm. Jennifer Johnston’s Waiting starring Geraldine Plunkett, directed by Caroline Fitzgerald. Jennifer Johnston reads from her new work Naming the Stars. Jennifer Johnston is a novelist, dramatist and short story writer. She has written more than twenty novels and many plays. Her first novel The Captains and the […] Read More

Heritage Week – Saturday 20th – Sunday 28th August

HERITAGE WEEK There will be a talk by Ronan King Easter 1916 – as experienced in Dalkey on Friday August 26th at 7.30pm. Kathleen Murphy (who lived in Mount Salus) recorded a diary of events in Easter week 1916 as they unfolded, including the resultant impact of martial law on the streets of Dalkey and […] Read More

Dalkey Creates Festival 'Minding Frankie'

Maeve Binchy and Famous Irish Writers Walk – Extra Dates

Due to public demand we have added two extra dates – Friday 9th & Friday 16th September – early booking advised. Tickets €8.50. To book telephone 01 2858366 or email info@dalkeycastle.com Listen to Morning Ireland reporter Stephen Murphy on the Maeve Binchy and Famous Irish Writers’ walk in Dalkey Friday 30th July. http://www.rte.ie/news/player/2016/0729/21029059-maeve-binchy-remembered-in-dalkey/ From Dalkey […] Read More

Bloomsday – A Joycean Evening – Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre

The Last Rose of Summer, Love’s Old Sweet Song and the Lass of Aughrim are among the songs sung by baritone Simon Morgan and soprano Donna Malone in the Joycean Evening at Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre on 15th June, the eve of Bloomsday. The music links enlightening extracts from ‘Ulysses’, ‘Dubliners,’ A Portrait of […] Read More

Celebrate James Joyce and Bloomsday at Dalkey Castle

“ Stephen seated himself noiselessly before the princely presence.” Watch this short video extract from 2015 above. 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 […] Read More

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2016! We have just been awarded a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 2016. We would like to thank all of the visitors who took the time to submit such wonderful reviews of their visits to Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre. We look forward to welcoming many more.

Living History Tours Dalkey

DLR Spring into Heritage Tours

DLR Spring into Heritage Tours DLR Spring into Heritage tours finish on Sunday 29th May and this one is now fully booked. But we are open during the week from 10.00 till 17.30 except Tuesdays and all weekend from 11.00 till 17.30 for regular tours.  Telephone 01 2858366 to check availability. Visit Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre… […] Read More

‘Discover Dalkey’s Literary Gems’ (On Yer Bike with Dalkey’s Writers)

‘Discover Dalkey’s Literary Gems’ (On Yer Bike with Dalkey’s Writers) is a stage show featuring a compilation of the work of famous local writers – James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Hugh Leonard, Flann O’Brien, Maeve Binchy, John Millington Synge, Van Morrison, Seamus Heaney, Joseph O’Connor and more. It will be on Friday March 4th – 19.45 […] Read More