Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, Dalkey
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Transport yourself through time when you visit Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, a castle and cultural center offering experiences like a live theater performance with costumed actors. Climb the battlements to overlook the sea and mountains. This castle serves as an entrance to the heritage center, where your blast into the past continues. Follow the interactive timeline as it takes you through early Christian, Viking, medieval, and Victorian times to the present day. If your schedule allows, check out St. Begnet's church and graveyard just outside, too. This seaside harbor has been home to many celebrities and writers, including Bono and Jane Emily Herbert. To visit Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre on your holiday in Dalkey, and find out what else Dalkey has to offer, use our Dalkey trip builder.
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  • We had great tour of this castle on our visit to Dalkey. Great actors and guides. Check out the old graveyard behind the castle..there are pirates buried there!! 
  • Walk from the station, you can arrive in minutes. Interesting how to guides here that guests can enjoy sushi, but forgot to take pictures it is. But look out after all I wanted.
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  • The village is not very big, but its Center is beautiful. The old library building, 2 castles (one left and one town hall), a hotel and old pub... all a charm. If low by the Coast Road (a street), you'll see some incredible mansions, they say some celebrity as The Edge, and reach the Bay, from where you can see the Dalkey Island. The entire village has a relaxed atmosphere, and spend the morning walking through it and take any of its pedestrian trails to some of the neighbouring villages is great.
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  • A huge surprise, this small Medieval Castle in the extremely attractive town of Dalkey. Fascinating dramatic tour, Very entertaining, worth the money.Lovely gift shop with Irish made ,designed products of a very high quality. Great way to spend some relaxing time.
  • Interesting exhibition. Fun & interesting tour of castle with costumed actors. Right in centre of Dalkey.
  • Dalkey Castle is well worth the small admission fee as it is a trip back in time. The staff is in period costume and really know their history. Don't miss it and enjoy a walk around this lovely village.
  • Lot of fun and great for kids. Very friendly and worth a visit before going to queens bar next door.
  • This castle seems really small from outside, but owns a big heart inside! If you're ever near the castle, be sure to check their tour as it is fun for the kids and adults! Ps. Don't say that the crossbow is for killing enemies.