Events at Dalkey Castle

2022 EventsLUXURY EXPERIENCES
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30th september – 2nd october 2022

Echoes – Maeve Binchy & Irish Writers Festival

Founded in 2017, ECHOES proudly celebrates the life and work of Maeve Binchy and Irish writers. One of Ireland’s best loved and most renowned authors, the huge international reach of Maeve’s writing can be seen in the translation of her work into more than forty languages. Directed by Margaret Dunne, ECHOES is programmed and hosted by Dalkey Castle, in collaboration with Maeve’s husband, Gordon Snell in Maeve’s adored hometown of Dalkey.

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1. EVENTS - Echoes
EVENTS - Bloomsday - Evening
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Eve of bloomsday

15th june 2022

A Joycean Evening

Begin your Joycean celebrations on the eve of Bloomsday, 15th June in Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre. A team of actors will perform enlightening extracts from Ulysses, Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Tenor, Simon Morgan and Soprano, Donna Malone will be accompanied by Josh Johnston in songs that James Joyce sang, or which feature in his work. Refreshments will be served.

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bloomsday – 16th june 2022

Dalkey Schoolroom Scene

On Bloomsday, 16th June, the Nestor Episode from Ulysses will be brought to life before your eyes in a memorable dramatisation featuring Mr Deasy (Headmaster), and Stephen Dedalus (James Joyce) at 15.30. The schoolroom where the scene is set is nearby on Dalkey Avenue. There are other surprising Dalkey connections with Joyce which will be uncovered in the Guided Joycean Walk led by an expert Guide immediately after the performance.

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EVENTS - Heritage Week
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13th – 21st august

Heritage Week

At Dalkey Castle, Living History actors from Deilg Inis bring the ancient history to colourful life with archery, barber surgery and cookery, as part of every tour. Climb to the battlements for magnificent views of sea and mountains. Check out the Writers’ Gallery which features the work of forty-five creative artists from Joyce to Bono and Beckett to Maeve Binchy. Heritage Week Talks to be announced later.

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Directions & Transport

Dalkey is on the coast, just south of Dublin City Centre. The DART journey is a relaxing experience travelling along the beautiful coast line with magnificent sea views.

Dalkey is approx. 30-35 minutes from Connolly, Tara or Pearse stations (travelling south).

Dalkey Castle postcode for Google Maps is A96 DE61.

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Opening Times

We are open six days a week, all year round.
Closed every Tuesday.

January - May & September - December

Monday to Friday: 10.00 - 17.30
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 11.00 - 17.30

June, July & August

Monday to Friday: 10.00 - 18.00
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 11.00 - 18.00

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Tickets & Info

ADULTS €13.95*

CONCESSION / STUDENT €12.95*

CHILD (4-12 YEARS) €10.50*

FAMILY (2 ADULTS & 2 CHILDREN) €38.00*

*Plus Booking Fees

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