Frequently Asked Questions on Events Held at the Castle

When can I view potential venues for my event at Dublin Castle?

The Dublin Castle Events Office is open Monday to Thursday from 9:00 – 17:00 and Friday from 9:00 – 16:00. A member of our Bookings Team would be delighted to show you the venue best suited to your event. Get in touch to arrange a site visit by calling +353 1 6458800 or email dublincastleevents@opw.ie.

How can I book a venue at Dublin Castle?

All provisional bookings may be made by email. Get in touch to check availability for your event.

Can anyone book a venue at Dublin Castle?

All venues in Dublin Castle are available for corporate hire. Dublin Castle is also home to events of Government importance throughout the year. Event spaces at Dublin Castle are not available for hire to private individuals.

How do I get to Dublin Castle?

Located in the heart of Dublin City – Dublin Castle is easily accessible by public transport. Click here for how to find us.

I want to use the Castle grounds for an event – is this possible?

We consider all proposals for outdoor events on a case-by-case basis. If you have an idea, we will work with you to make it happen.

Can we use an outside catering company?

Only caterers from our approved panel may be contracted for your event. To view our catering panel, please click here. As it may not be possible to contract your first choice caterer, it is a condition of hire that the agreement of Dublin Castle Conference Management be obtained in advance of the awarding of any catering contract.

Are there simultaneous interpretation opportunities?

The Hibernia Conference Centre is equipped with purpose-built interpretations booths. Simultaneous interpretation requirements can also be catered for in the Printworks. Read more here.

Can I get married at Dublin Castle?

Dublin Castle is not available for wedding ceremonies.

Do you have Wi-Fi?

Yes, complimentary high speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the complex in all venues.

Is there parking at Dublin Castle?

There is no car parking at Dublin Castle. There are a number of public car parks nearby. The nearest is the Parkrite facility Christchurch Carpark, which is located in Werburgh Street.

Are there overnight accommodation facilities available?

There are no accommodation facilities available on-site. We are centrally located and within walking distance of many hotels in the city centre.

Do you have cloakroom facilities?

Cloakroom facilities are available in all of our venues.

Can I avail of tours for my delegates?

Once your event has been confirmed with us, your Event Manager can arrange tours of the State Apartments, Viking Excavation and Chapel Royal for your delegates. This is always a popular option for international conferences. To learn more about visitor facilities at Dublin Castle, please click here.