Category Archives: Museums

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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50th Anniversary Celebration at Powerscourt House

October 1st & 2nd 2011 The Slazenger family is delighted to be celebrating 50 years in business at Powerscourt Estate. To mark our golden anniversary, we have some great events taking place at Powerscourt on Saturday and Sunday October 1st … Continue reading

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Culture Night 2011 at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood

On Friday September 23rd 2011, locals and visitors across the island of Ireland will enjoy the unique experience of Culture Night, a free night of entertainment, discovery and adventure. To celebrate Culture Night, Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood will have … 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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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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A Heartfelt Thanks

In today’s world of technology, it was so nice to receive a handwritten letter of thanks. In February of this year the Museum of Childhood donated €5,000 to St.Oliver Plunkett School, Malahide, who administer the Rainbow’s programme to help children … Continue reading

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