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About Tara's Palace Museum of Childhood

Marketing Manager, Tara's Palace Museum of Childhood, Powerscourt House, Enniskerry, Co.Wicklow, Ireland.

Unique Gifts – Handmade Doll Houses now available to purchase at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood

The Handmade Dolls House company, based in County Wicklow, make uniquely designed doll houses using a long standing family tradition. Over 120 pieces of timber are used to construct a single doll’s house. Customers can choose from a number of … Continue reading

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Open Day for Tour Operators – April 10th, 12 to 4pm

  OPEN DAY AT TARA’S PALACE MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD AT POWERSCOURT HOUSE ENNISKERRY CO. WICKLOW   Tara’s Palace is having an Open Day on Thursday April the 10th from 12pm till 4pm and we would be delighted if you could … Continue reading

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Through the Keyhole, a Dallas Institution, Closes Forever

Through-The-Keyhole, Dallas’ oldest miniature store, has been owned and operated by the mother/daughter team of Dorothy Harrison and Gayle Harrison Pompa since 1974. Gayle and her mother, Dorothy (who is in her 90s), do not want to close but have … Continue reading

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Irish master craftsman builds traditional furniture

In a small Chicago woodshop, Michael Walton specializes in furniture restoration, antique restoration and miniatures. “It’s St. Patrick’s Day and lots of folks – especially here in Chicago – are celebrating the manifold contributions of the Irish. So let me … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day 2014

“St Patrick’s Day 2014 #IrelandInspires” is an animated postcard showcasing Ireland’s strengths and highlighting the qualities that make this country a great place to be. If you’re proud to be Irish make sure you share this video! #IrelandInspires It will … Continue reading

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New Arrivals at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood

We have received a donation of 3 pedal cars from the Toys of Yesterday Collectors Association. The cars were made by Hughie McGrath (now deceased) in his workshop in Monkstown. The pedal cars are made from recycled materials. A mechanic and … Continue reading

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Harp Recital at Tara’s Palace for Culture Night 2012

Rachael Duffy will be in the museum this Friday 21st September to play the harp between 11am and 12noon. Here is a link to a photo of her recent performance at the museum. http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151163729631294&set=a.10151163729361294.496585.109471921293&type=1&theater Why does the Harp feature so widely … Continue reading

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