Malahide Castle

Places to See | Dublin, Ireland.



Malahide Castle, set on 250 acres of park land in the pretty seaside town of Malahide,was both a fortress and a private home for nearly 800 years and is an interesting mix of architectural styles.

Malahide Castle is one of the oldest and most historic castles in Ireland. From 1185 until 1975, it was the home of the Talbot family. This was a remarkable tenure by a single family and is one of the longest in Ireland. The oldest parts of the castle date back to the 12th century.

The main castle can be visited for a fee, on a guided-tour-only basis. In addition, it is possible to hire the famously gothic Great Hall for private banquets. The castle has an eating facility, and adjacent is a craft shop. The castle’s best-known rooms are the Oak Room, and the Great Hall, which displays Talbot family history. This place to visit in County Dublin also has fine examples of the parks and gardens of Ireland.

Address: Malahide Castle, Malahide, Dublin, Ireland


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