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Richmond Barracks – Covid-19 Update

Over the coming months, Richmond Barracks in Inchicore will be used as St. James’s Hospital vaccination centre for patients of the hospital. 

If you need further information, you can contact the administration desk at St. James’s by calling 01 415 19 68, or emailing


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Last updated: 19 July 2021

Our programme continues

We’re delighted to announce that both of our Walking Tours have resumed. Find out more here.

During this time, the rest of our programme at Richmond Barracks (Culture Connects @Richmond Barracks) will continue to run online. There is an exciting programme of talks, workshops and classes planned for the months ahead. Find out what’s happening here.

For all the latest news and updates on our programmes and activities please keep an eye on the website, follow us on social media, or sign up to our newsletter for monthly updates. The library at Richmond Barracks will also remain closed during this period. You can find out more about Dublin City Libraries services here.

About Us

Richmond Barracks is a building of historical importance located in Inchicore. It is home to a library, garden, cafe and Culture Connects, a programme of cultural activities that celebrate the experiences and interests of the local communities and people.

Culture Connects is a year-round programme that invites people in Dublin to try out new things. We offer ways for people to make and create together, to share ideas, and connect through culture and conversation.

Culture Connects is made by Dublin City Council Culture Company.

Richmond Barracks is owned by Dublin City Council and run by Dublin City Council Culture company. For more information on our tours and programmes contact

If you have any questions please contact our team at or on +353 1-5820077


Historian-in-Residence for Children continues for 2022

We are delighted to announce the extension of the Historian-in-Residence for Children programme. In 2020, the Creative Residency @ Richmond Barracks appointed Dublin’s first Historian-in-Residence for Children, Dervilia Roche. She will now continue in the role for a further twelve months, until September 2022. Adding to the cultural story of the city Commenting on the … Continued

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Opening Hours

We’re delighted to announce that both of our Walking Tours have returned. The building and library remain closed until further notice.