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Bram Stoker in Dublin Castle

By Caoimhe Creed, Guide & Information Officer With Halloween just around the corner and the Bram Stoker Festival in full swing, what better time to remember one of Dublin Castle's most famous ex-employees? Abraham 'Bram' Stoker's haunting magnum opus, Dracula, is one...

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Work in Progress: The Medieval Tower

By William Derham, Research & Collections In recent weeks, a row of fencing has appeared in the south-west corner of the Lower Yard at Dublin Castle, announcing the beginning of what will be a two-year conservation project on one of the oldest parts of the Castle: the...

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Sacred Places

By Dr Myles Campbell, Collections and Research    ‘Sacred places are protected from spoliation; they are steeped in the hopes and sufferings of those who have fought for them. And they belong to others who are yet to be.’ Roger Scruton Working in Collections and...

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A Snapshot of Events: Hosting EU Presidencies

By Christiaan Feehan, Event Manager   Did you know the Hibernia Conference Centre is for the most part a subterranean complex? It’s also one of the more modern additions to the upper courtyard in Dublin Castle, constructed as it was in the late 1980s in preparation...

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The Dublin Castle Events Office Says Hello!

By Christiaan Feehan, Event Manager     People often remark what an amazing place Dublin Castle must be to work in, and it’s something you could easily take for granted, so I consciously make an effort to look around and take a moment to take it in. I remember during...

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