Category Archives: Enniskerry

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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An Exhibition of Model Cars and Fire Engines at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood

Our very own volunteer Keith Dungan has given, on loan, his prized collection of model Fire Engines and some model cars including a Ferrari Testa Rossa and an E type Jaguar. The models are of European and American emergency vehicles … 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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Heritage Week 2011

Heritage Week 2011 Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood has a number of events taking place during National Heritage Week which takes place from August 20th to 28th 2011. This year the Heritage Council are particularly encouraging organisers to host storytelling … Continue reading

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Family Day Out at Powerscourt House, Wicklow, August 5th 2011

Visit Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood located in Powerscourt House this Friday, August 5th 2011, and avail of special offers for Fiver Friday. You can also enjoy a recital with fabulous musicians all the way from Boston as they craft beautiful musical … Continue reading

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The Garden of Ireland Run at Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Co.Wicklow

The Tara’s Palace Trust is lending its support to The Bray Cancer Support Centre for its upcoming 7km fun run,  3km walk and family evening to take place in Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry on Saturday 16th July 2011. The Museum is … Continue reading

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Fiver Friday at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood August 5th 2011

FIVER FRIDAY August 5th 2011 is the date of our second Fiver Friday. We are offering a special family admission price of only €5 for 2 Adults and up to 3 Children. We are also offering 2 Adults for the … Continue reading

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Wicklow Gardens Festival 2011 June 11th to 19th

Wicklow County Tourism celebrates the 22nd Wicklow Gardens Festival in 2011. Running from Saturday 11th – Sunday 19th June, it features a variety of private and public gardens, each with their own unique theme and design, from Robinsonian and Formal … Continue reading

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Visa Waiver Scheme for Ireland

A unique opportunity to combine a visit to the UK with a visit to Ireland without the requirement of a separate visa. With many inexpensive flights between Ireland and the UK this is an opportunity that should not be missed. … Continue reading

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