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Back to Back Award Winner 2014 & 2015!!!

“Customer Service Excellence Award Tourism and Hospitality Sector” This award is sponsored by Empire Bars This award was open to all tourism and hospitality business that can show their commitment to the highest levels of hospitality and care to each customer. Mystery shoppers visited each entrant to assess the quality of all aspects of their offering from initial impressions to exceeding customer expectations. The mystery visitor commented “What a fabulous place to visit – this venue had so much to offer to visitors of all ages.  It was very busy but staff were handling the flow of customers with ease.  They were attentive helpful and smiling” The winner is: Malahide Castle and Gardens    
Avoca Cookery Demos

Avoca Cookery Demos

MALAHIDE COOKERY DEMOS BOOKING Advanced Booking Essential Avoca are running a series of Cookery Demonstrations in Kilmacanogue & Malahide to get you ready for the Festive Season. Hosted by Avoca’s Exective Chef Leylie Hayes & her expert team, we’re delighted to welcome guest chefs Rachel Allen and Fiona Uyema to the Avoca Kitchens. See below for information about Avoca Malahide’s Wednesday Demos: Wednesday 21st of October Japanese Food Made Easy – Fiona Uyema, author of Japanese Food made Easy teaches us ways to bring Japanese ingredients s and cooking techniques into the home. Wednesday 4th of November Cooking For Family & Friends – Stephen Evans, one of Avoca’s finest chefs shares some of Avoca’s most loved recipes for family and friends. Wednesday 11th of November… View Article
Stewards House

Malahide Historical Society Museum

Malahide Historical Society welcomes you to our new museum in the Malahide Castle complex. The museum is an eclectic collection of artefacts and memorabilia focusing on Malahide and its environs. While the focus of Malahide Castle is the historic Talbot family who lived there for over eight hundred years, the museum is dedicated to the people who lived, worked and played in the village and the surrounding area. Malahide’s rich heritage dates back thousands of years as was revealed in an archaeological ‘dig’ that was carried out on Paddy’s Hill over twenty years ago. However, most of our current displays represent times much closer to our own. These are an eclectic mix of artefacts, pictures and domestic items that show the evolution of the area… View Article
Malahide Classes

What’s on

Little Fingers Arts and crafts are back. Starting again on Saturday the 12th of September in Malahide Castle and Gardens. 12 pm to 1 pm. Fun , creative , messy arts and crafts club for children aged 3.5 plus. Perfect way to spend a Saturday. Please contact Little Fingers Arts and Crafts directly to book a place. Find us on facebook. “How To Shoot Great Images” A photography workshop for creative folk who have a camera but get lost once they leave auto mode. Learn how all the buttons and dials work and get a real understanding of your camera. Learn about finding light and strong composition. 8 week course starts Tuesday the 22nd September from 10am to 12:30pm and the course costs €200. For… View Article

Battle of the Boyne Conservation Project

National Gallery launches major conservation project on Jan Wyck’s painting of The Battle of the Boyne   Wednesday, March 4th 2015   Malahide Castle and Gardens, Co. Dublin   The conservation of Jan Wyck’s painting, The Battle of the Boyne (1693), is the first major off-site conservation project being carried out by the National Gallery of Ireland, in collaboration with Malahide Castle and Gardens. This historic and impressive painting (219 x 302 cm) was bequeathed to the National Gallery in 1936 and has been on loan to Malahide Castle since 1976. Over the coming months the NGI Conservation Department will carry out full-scale conservation work in situ, and visitors to Malahide Castle will have the opportunity to view aspects of conservation work in progress.   As… View Article


  • Open All year round*
  • From 9.30am- 5.30pm Monday-Sunday
  • Last guided tours of castle at 4.30pm or 3.30pm Nov-Mar
*Closed for Christmas on 24th, 25th, 26th December.





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