Richmond Barracks
Dublin City Council

Level 3 Update

Following the escalation of Dublin to level 3 of the National Covid-19 Plan, all classes and indoor tours and events have been suspended until Monday 12th October, or until the level 3 restrictions are lifted.

If you have any questions please contact our team at  cultureconnects@dublincitycouncilculturecompany.ie or on +353 1-5820077

This page was last updated: September 21st 2020


What’s On September/October 2020

Richmond Barracks is offering  “try it out” sessions in September and October to help you find something new to you.

You can sign up for just one week or every week of these taster sessions.


Introduction to Writing

Have you always wanted to write? These “try it out” sessions in August and September offer the perfect opportunity to reveal your inner scribe. Led by author and poet Enda Wyley, this is a chance to play with words and explore the possibilities of the page.

Thursdays: 2:30pm

Duration: 90 minutes.

Beginning: Thursday August 13th.

No experience is necessary and all sessions are free of charge.

Postponed

Introduction to Painting

Have you always wanted to paint, but didn’t know where to start? These “try it out” sessions, led by artist Eoin Byrne, will provide you with everything you need to start your adventures in still life painting.

Fridays: 2:00pm

Duration: 90 minutes.

Beginning: Friday August 14th.

All workshop materials are provided, no experience is necessary and all sessions are free of charge.

Postponed

Movement

Celebrate the joy that movement brings and explore with movement in these “try it out” sessions for men and women over 50 with dancer and choreographer Aoife McAtamney.

Please note: To ensure we continue to operate in line with new Covid-19 guidelines announced by the Government on Tuesday, 18th August 2020, we have made some necessary changes to our Movement classes. Please see below for the new days and times.


  • Wednesdays at 10.30am to 11.15am
  • Wednesdays at 11:45am to 12.30pm 
  • Saturdays at 2.30pm to 3.15pm
  • Saturdays at 3.45pm to 4.30pm

Duration: Approximately 45 minutes.

Running until: Saturday December 19th.

In keeping with recent government guidelines, class sizes are now limited to five participants per class and must be booked in advance.

No experience is necessary and all sessions are free of charge.

Postponed


Sing

Singing is fun and can boost your mood, so why not join the Richmond Barracks singing sessions run by musical maestro Theodora Byrne.  

Mondays and Fridays: 11am

Duration: Approximately one hour.

Running until: Monday 28th September.

No experience is necessary and all sessions are free of charge.

Postponed

Find out more

You can sign up for just one week or every week of the taster sessions.

If you have queries or would like to find out more, we’d love to hear from you. You can reach us via cultureconnects@dublincitycouncilculturecompany.ie or +353 1-5820077


Events 2020


Mondays at the Mess online

Mondays at the Mess is our monthly series of talks hosted by guest lecturers on a range of local history topics. The talks take place on the first Monday of every month.

Details of our October event to be announced soon.