The magnificent medieval castle with a dramatic 800-year heritage

Setting down roots in the medieval era, generations of the Talbot family called Malahide Castle home. Hear their stories, see the rooms where they lived and explore the surrounding 260 acres of lush parkland.

A Brief History

Malahide Castle has a long and dramatic history and played a central role in medieval Ireland.

Learn about the political and social upheavals that shaped the castle and the Talbot family over the course of centuries.


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With decor as rich and varied as its heritage, the castle’s treasures tell the story of Ireland’s nobility.

From intricate oak panelling to vintage Victorian toys, discover the Castle’s furniture and artwork collection, including rare pieces on loan from the National Gallery of Ireland.


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FURNITURE & PAINTINGS

CASTLE GHOSTS

Rumoured to be the most haunted castle in Ireland, meet the ghosts that haunt the castle corridors.

Over hundreds of years, the castle’s residents, workers and visitors have all reported eerie happenings. Learn all about the ghosts of Malahide Castle on a guided tour.


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Our expert guides offer fascinating insights into life in one of Ireland’s oldest castles as you explore elegant reception rooms and intimate bedrooms.

From battles to banquets, learn how the castle grew in strength and importance over 800 years and continues to play a key role in Irish social and political life today.


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CASTLE TOUR

Enjoy a gift of magic and adventure with our Annual Membership Pass.

Our new membership pass offers unlimited access to Malahide Castle and Gardens and Newbridge House and Farm, and makes light work of great days out for all the family.


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Membership