Discover Dalkey’s Literary Gems is a one hour stage show (evenings only) 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.

This stage performance with linking script written by award-winning playwright, Shay Linehan, has a Flann O’Brien like character who will conjure up characters to play various well known scenes from the work of the writers listed.

'On yer Bike' with Dalkey's Writers

It is an entertaining and enlightening whistle-stop ‘taster’ through the work of our internationally acclaimed writers, who were all associated with Dublin and Dalkey. All attendees will have the opportunity to browse the fabulous Writers’ Gallery before and after the show.

‘Discover Dalkey’s Literary Gems’ can be performed for your bespoke groups against the beautiful backdrop of St Begnet’s Church at Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre. Telephone +353 1 2858366 or by email to