Monthly Archives: October 2011

We have a Winner!

The winner of the Name the Doll Competition is Elizabeth Whiston with her entry of “Gwendolyn”. We picked this name because of its close association with the museum. During the summer of 1907 in Dublin, a little girl called Gwendolyn, … Continue reading

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Miniature Making Classes at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood

Create your own miniatures in a relaxed atmosphere with Mary Cairns, a local artisan from Bray, Co. Dublin.  The classes will run for 6 weeks from November 2nd to December 7th 2011. Classes will be on Wednesday afternoons from 3.30 … Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN 2012 AT TARA’S PALACE

Halloween, October 31st 2012    Face Painting and Costume Competition: Come along to the Museum between 2.30 and 4.30 in your Halloween costume and get your face painted for ‘Trick or Treating’! During the month of October try our Halloween … Continue reading

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COMPETITION – Name our Doll – Sponsored by Emilia’s Ristorante, Enniskerry, Co.Wicklow

Help us name our most recent addition. This beautiful doll is German, by Simon & Halbig, and dates from c.1900, meaning she is now approx. 110 years old – difficult to believe from the beautiful picture. The doll has a bisque … Continue reading

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