MAEVE BINCHY AND IRISH WRITERS GUIDED WALK IN DALKEY
From Dalkey Castle, along the streets, past the station, walkers will enjoy snippets from Maeve Binchy’s work and that of James Joyce, GB Shaw, Hugh Leonard and Flann O’Brien, just for starters.
Listen to local anecdotes, readings and references on this one hour enlightening experience. The walk finishes in The Maeve Binchy Memorial Garden in Dalkey Library which displays the Gordon Snell rose in season. Must be pre-booked. Minimum Number of 6 required.
From 9th July to 27th August on Fridays at 14.00. Tickets €13.95 per person. Other times by request. BOOK HERE
DLR Summer of Heritage 2021 – Free Guided Walk – Thursdays 22nd July – 26th August at 18.00. BOOK HERE
Special Offer: Guided Living History & Guided Walk. Enquire for details.
Guided Historical Walk
Breathe the fresh sea air on a guided historical walk around the picturesque coastal village of Dalkey to Coliemore Harbour. Learn about the Viking slave trade, how Dalkey got its name and why large ships anchored in Dalkey. Marvel at the origins of ‘daylight robbery’, how retired tram horses were duped, and a young woman led the Dalkey Gold Rush. Dalkey is famously home to a host of celebrities. See where Hollywood A lister Matt Damon bought his groceries and where Bono brought Michelle Obama on the famous Obama trip to Ireland. Mon. – Fri. at 12.00. (excluding Tues.) Must be pre-booked. Minimum Number of 6 required. Tickets €13.95 per person. BOOK HERE
Guided Joycean Literary Walk
There are surprising Dalkey connections with Joyce which will be uncovered in the guided Joycean Walk, led by an expert Joycean Guide on June 16th at 15.30 annually. Must be pre-booked.