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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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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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CALLING ALL DOLL HOUSE AND MINIATURE ENTHUSIASTS!

THE GATHERING IRELAND 2013 Next year is the year of the Gathering in Ireland. Whether you’re Irish born, Irish bred or Irish in spirit, get involved and celebrate a year of Irish connections. The Gathering Ireland 2013 is about planning special … Continue reading

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VIVIEN GREENE

Vivienne Dayrell-Browning was born on August 1 1905 and brought up in England and the Continent. “My childhood,” she said, “was spent moving house, which I hated.” She was a precocious child: when she was 13 a book of her … 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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Our Upcoming Visit to Tara’s Palace (via Mary & Martha Tours)

Mary Wallace from Mary & Martha Tours is bringing a group from the US on a tour of The Gardens of Ireland 2011 – September 8-20. Her group will be visiting Tara’s Palace when they come to Powerscourt House and … Continue reading

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Museum of Childhood & Tara’s Palace to leave Malahide Castle!

The Irish Times – Thursday, February 17, 2011  Doll’s house in search of a home Nicola OConnor, with Tara’s Palace, at the Museum of Childhood, Malahide Castle, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill. EDEL MORGAN NOSTALGIA: Tara’s Palace doll’s house and … Continue reading

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